Emily McCord

News Director and Host, Morning Edition

Emily’s love of music brought her to public radio, where she found her love for news. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in music at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, she began her career in 2003 at WFIU Public Radio in Bloomington, Indiana, producing and hosting music and news programs and learning the behind-the-scenes work of public broadcasting. She joined WYSO in 2007 as the host of “All Things Considered” and jumped head first into news gathering. Emily’s been relishing it ever since-her reporting has earned her numerous AP Awards and a nationally recognized Gabriel Award. WYSO has been a fulfilling and exciting place for Emily, where she is privileged to work with a creative and supportive staff.

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Education
6:46 pm
Thu October 14, 2010

Antioch College President Candidate Speak At Public Forum

The finalist in the search for Antioch College's president is in Yellow Springs meeting with college leaders and staff. He also spoke at a public forum last night. 

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PoliticsOhio
5:51 pm
Fri October 8, 2010

What You Need To Know When Voting For Judge

In this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks with Sandra Mantz from the Greater Dayton League of Women Voters. They discuss how electing judges in Ohio can be a confusing process.

PoliticsOhio
5:59 pm
Fri September 24, 2010

Boehner Well Positioned For November

In today's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks to Martin Gottlieb. He's on the editorial staff at the "Dayton Daily News" and is a columnists who covers local politics. This week, John Boehner unveiled the Republican "Pledge to America"; their governing agenda should they win the house in November. McCord first asks Gottleib about Boehner's ambitions for becoming Speaker of the House.

PoliticsOhio
5:22 pm
Fri September 17, 2010

Governor's Debate Not A Game-Changer

Tuesday night was the first gubernatorial debate between Democrat Ted Strickland and Republican John Kasich. In this week's edition of PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks to Statehouse Bureau Chief, Karen Kasler, about the highlights of the evening, and whether or not it's made a difference for Ohio voters.

Around the Miami Valley
4:16 pm
Fri September 17, 2010

Foreclosure Filings Up in Dayton Metro Area

Foreclosures are on the rise in the Dayton metro area, with Montgomery County having the highest numbers. This comes from the foreclosure filing company, Realty Trac.

Montgomery, Greene and Miami Counties saw a 30 percent increase in foreclosure filings in August from the same time a year ago. Montgomery County had the largest increase from 663 filings in August 2009, to 884 last month. University of Dayton economist Richard Stock says because of recent jobs loss, this doesn't come as a surprise.

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