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
2:08 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

UPDATED: Cooling Center Information Montgomery County

Cooling Centers in Montgomery County:
Several cooling centers are available in the area. These include:
• Miamisburg Senior Adult Center, 305 E. Central Ave.
• Kettering Recreation Complex, 2900 Glengarry Dr.
• Vandalia Recreation Center, 1111 Stonequarry Road
• Greater Dayton Recreation Center, 2021 W. Third St.
• Lohrey Recreation Center and Belmont Pool, 2366 Glenarm Ave., Dayton
• Northwest Recreation Center, 1600 Princeton Dr., Dayton
• Moraine Payne Recreation Center, 3800 Main St.
• Moraine Civic Center, 3050 Kreitzer Road

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon June 25, 2012

WYSO Weekend: June 24, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 24, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Fran Tiburzio from the Ohio Humanities Council about Ohio Chautauqua coming to Urbana.

-WYSO Community Voices coordinator Sarah Buckingham join Jerry Kenney to talk about the WYSO Open House

-New Ohio Guide: Paths to Freedom – The Underground Railroad in Ohio, by Meg Hanrahan

Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon June 18, 2012

WYSO Weekend: June 17, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 17, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Kay Reimers and Laurie Sparrow about an upcoming production of Our Town in Yellow Springs.

-New Ohio Guide: Where North Meets South, by San Handren

-Emily McCord speaks with Marsha Ryan, the owner of K's Hamburgers in Troy where Mitt Romney made a campaign stop on Sunday.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon June 11, 2012

WYSO Weekend: June 10, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 10, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Martine Meredith Collier from CultureWorks about a write-in campaign that resulted in Dayton being named the number 2 mid-sized city for the arts by American Style Magazine. 

-New Ohio Guide: A City of Neighborhoods – Ethnic Enclaves in Cleveland, by Karen Schaefer

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Around the Miami Valley
5:17 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Survey: Manufacturing Jobs in Dayton Remain Unfilled.

 

A recent survey conducted by MadeInDaytonBlog.Com indicates that many manufacturing jobs in the Dayton area remain unfilled, despite large numbers of people looking for work.

The blog was started back in December as a clearinghouse for local manufacturers to communicate needs and exchange ideas.  More than a hundred companies responded to the survey and said they have jobs that have remained unfilled – and many say the disconnect between available jobs and the unemployed comes down to skills. 

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