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 May 13, 2013

WYSO Weekend: May 12, 2013

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for May 12, 2013 including the following stories:

- Jerry Kenney wraps up the week's election results

- Rep. Turner Cosponsors Bill Aimed At Military Sexual Assault, by Emily McCord

- Wittenberg President Laurie Joyner Trying to Steer University Through Tough Times, by Wayne Baker

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Politics
2:45 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

5 Faceoff for City Commission in Primary Election

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While surrounding cities, like Beavercreek, Oakwood and Centerville, are taking to the ballot to ask residents for additional funds for schools, road repairs, and government operating expenses, In Dayton, voters will also decide who ends up on the November ballot in the mayoral and city commission races.  

WYSO has reported extensively on the three candidates for Mayor, Incumbent Gary Leitzell, former judge and county auditor A.J. Wagner, and City Commissioner Nan Whaley. Two of the three will end up on the November ballot.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon May 6, 2013

WYSO Weekend: May 5, 2013

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for May 5, 2013 including the following stories:

- Jerry Kenney speaks with Jim Gross of Dayton Public Health about a new ad campaign geared at preventing accidental overdoses.

- Dayton's Air Improves, But Still Among Most Polluted US Cities, by Emily McCord

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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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