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
10:30 am
Mon April 29, 2013

WYSO Weekend: April 28, 2013

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 28, 2013 including the following stories:

- A wrap up of Emily McCord's interviews with the Dayton mayoral candidates ahead of the primary election:

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Arts & Culture
1:20 pm
Fri April 26, 2013

"I Will Not Forget" Author Recounts Mother's Journey Through Dementia

Elaine Pereira
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Elaine Pereira, author of the award winning memoir I Will Never Forget-A Daughter's Story of Her Mother's Arduous and Humorous Journey Through Dementia, will be at the Dayton Book Expo, along with other accomplished authors, Saturday April 27th 11-4. The Expo takes place at the David H. Ponitz Conference Center; 444 West Third Street; Dayton, Ohio 45402.  


Pereira shared her story with WYSO Weekend host Jerry Kenney.

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Education
1:48 pm
Thu April 25, 2013

Best Selling Author to Keynote Antioch Symposium

Kim John Payne
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Kim John Payne is the best-selling author of the much-quoted Simplicity Parenting book (he popularized the term, "Helicopter parent").  He has done considerable anti-bullying work as well, reframing it as "social inclusion." His anti-bullying work has become the official protocol for dealing with such issues in Great Britain. He is also a champion of experiential learning and really restraining children's screen time. 

  

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Military
6:35 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Congressman Turner Holds Unmanned Aerial Systems Hearing in Dayton

UAS Hearing at Sinclair Community College
Credit Jerry Kenney

Yesterday, Congressman Mike Turner of Ohio's 10th District held a field hearing at Sinclair Community College to discuss the use of Unmanned Aerial Systems. 

Congressman Turner chairs the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces.  He says the reason for the hearing was two-fold: to assess how safely Unmanned Aerial System can be integrated into domestic airspace, and what opportunities that would provide the Miami Valley.

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Arts & Culture
10:30 am
Mon April 22, 2013

WYSO Weekend: Remembering Jonathan Winters

Johnathan Winters
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Comedian, Jonathan Winters, who died on April 11th, 2013 was born in Dayton, Ohio on November 11, 1925. He went to school in Springfield, and at the age of 17, joined the Marine Corps. He served two-and-a-half years in the South Pacific, came back to Ohio and went Kenyon College in central Ohio.

The comedian also had an interest in art, and that led him to the Dayton Art Institute where he studied for over two years.  It’s there that he first met his wife of more than 60 years. Eileen Schauder Winters, died in 2009, following a long battle with breast cancer.

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