Jerry Kenney

Host, All Things Considered and Producer, WYSO Weekend

Jerry Kenney was introduced to WYSO by a friend and within a year of first tuning in became an avid listener and supporter. He began volunteering at the station in 1991 and began hosting Alpha Rhythms in February of 1992. Jerry joined the WYSO staff in 2007 as a host of All Things Considered and soon transitioned into hosting Morning Edition. In addition to now hosting All Things Considered, Jerry is the host and producer of WYSO Weekend, WYSO's weekly news and arts magazine. He has also produced several radio dramas for WYSO in collaboration with local theater companies. Jerry has won several Ohio AP awards as well as an award from PRINDI for his work with the WYSO news department. Jerry says that the best part of his job is being able to talk to people in the community and share their experiences with WYSO listeners.


Around the Miami Valley
8:47 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Student Group Stages Sit-in At Beavercreek Police Department

Members of the Ohio Student Association have been camped out at the Beavercreek police station since Monday.
Credit Steve Bognar

UPDATE AND VIDEO: Student protesters left unsatisfied today after a meeting with Beavercreek Police Chief Dennis Evers.

More than 40 demonstrators occupied the entrance of the police station after the meeting, and said they will continue their protest.

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The Economy & Business
5:16 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Ohio Casino September Revenues Down From August

Credit Adam Tinworth

Ohio's casino revenue took a dive at all four sites across the state in September.

The latest monthly totals released Tuesday show all four had a decline from August. Combined, the casinos also posted lower overall revenue numbers compared with September a year ago.

Casinos in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo pulled in just over $63 million last month. That was down by $5.5 million from September 2013.

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Arts & Culture
12:53 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

LGBT Film Festival Returns To The Neon Movies


The Dayton LGBT Film Festival, returns to The Neon Movies this weekend. It is the ninth year for the premiere LGBT event. In this interview, WYSO's Jerry Kenney speaks with Jonathan McNeil of the Neon about this year's lineup of feature-length movies, short films, documentaries and special events. 

Below is the full festival schedule from The Neon Movies:

Friday, October 10 - 7:30 - Sponsored by Square One Salon & Spa

THE WAY HE LOOKS, Brazil, Directed by Daniel Ribeiro - 95 Minutes

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Around the Miami Valley
11:34 am
Mon October 6, 2014

WYSO Weekend: October 5, 2014

Third grade primary school teacher, Scott Ervin, guides students as they conduct a morning meeting at the start of class.
Credit Jerry Kenney

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:  

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Around the Miami Valley
6:23 am
Fri October 3, 2014

State Releases Details In Crawford Case

Credit Bureau of Criminal Investigations

Ohio’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation has released details about the officer-involved shooting at a Beavercreek Walmart in August. That's after a special grand jury last week found no wrongdoing on the part of two Beavercreek police officers who shot and killed 22-year-old John Crawford III, a black man. The US Department of Justice is now reviewing the case. 

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