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.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:35 am
Mon January 28, 2013

WYSO Weekend: January 27, 2013

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for January 27, 2013 including the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Jason Antonick from the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce about new business filings in the Miami Valley.

-PoliticsOhio: What Air Force Cuts Mean For Miami Valley, by Emily McCord

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Around the Miami Valley
7:48 pm
Mon January 21, 2013

WYSO Weekend: January 20th, 2013


On today's program we speak with Dr. Alveda King, Pastoral Associate and Director of African American Outreach with Priests for Life and Founder of King for America.  She talks with us about her uncle - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

We'll hear a segment from King's 1965 commencement address at Antioch College.

Chase Jones, a student and graduate assistant in the office of multi-cultural affairs on the University of Dayton Campus, tells us about other MLK events in the Miami Valley

We've also got Poor Will's Almanack and Politics Ohio with Emily McCord
 

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Around the Miami Valley
5:51 pm
Mon January 21, 2013

Positive Indicators for State and Local Economies

Last week we reported that state officials saw the number of new business filings in Ohio as a positive sign of economic growth for the state.  Applications to do business in Ohio last year reached more than 88,000.  

Although most officials will tell you that the economy is far from where it needs to be in terms of a full recovery, business leaders say there are a number of positive signs for our state and local economies.  Jason Antonick is Manager of Business and Economic Development at Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce.

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Around the Miami Valley
5:42 pm
Mon January 21, 2013

King Niece says Uncle's Vision Still Unfolding

As celebrations continue in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., family members of the civil rights activist say this is year is particularly significant. Dr. Alveda King is Reverend King's niece, and the founder Of King for Life.  She told WYSO that this month is the 150th anniversary of the emancipation of slaves and August is the 50th anniversary of her uncle's famous "I have a dream" speech, but she says there's more work to do.

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The Economy & Business
8:04 am
Thu January 17, 2013

State Officials Optimistic About New Business Filings

State officials are looking optimistically at the number of new entities that filed to do business in Ohio in 2012.  It's the third year in a row the number of new business filings increased over the previous year. 

More than 88 thousand 'new business filings' came in last year, compared to 2011, in which just over 82,601 new entities filed with the Secretary of State, Jon Husted.

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