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 January 7, 2013

WYSO Weekend: January 6, 2013

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for January 6, 2013 including the following stories:

- Community Voices producer Amelia Robinson interviews descendants of Jordan Anderson, the author of A Letter From a Former Slave to His Master.

- A report from Ohio Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler about the response to the Armed Teacher Traning Program.

- On the lighter side of the news, Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports on an Ohio man using his acting skills to sell Tupperware.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:35 am
Mon December 31, 2012

WYSO Weekend: December 30, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for December 30, 2012 including the following stories:

- Emily McCord's report for NPR on the Welcome Dayton program.

- Tim O'Brien's speech at the 2012 Dayton Literary Peace Prize.  O'Brien is this year's recipient of the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:35 am
Mon December 24, 2012

WYSO Weekend: December 23, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for December 23, 2012 including the following stories:

- Emily McCord reports on "Dropoly," a joint initiative from the University of Dayton and Energize Clinton County to help residents save money.

- Jerry Kenney speaks with Kent Youngman, CEO of the Greene County Mental Health and Recovery Board, about substances abuse and mental health issues and awareness in the area.

- Two speeches from the 2012 Dayton Literary Peace Prize: Adam Hochshild, the nonfiction winner, and fiction winner, Anderw Krivak. 

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Around the Miami Valley
10:35 am
Mon December 17, 2012

WYSO Weekend: December 16, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for December 16, 2012 including the following stories:

- Jerry Kenney interviews David Seyer, executive director of A Special Wish Foundation about their efforts. 

- Jerry Kenney interviews two students from McKinley Middle School in Yellow Springs about a book collection they're holding for schools in Rawanda.

- Jerry Kenney speaks with members of the Fifth Street Brewpub Coop.

- The first in our series of speeches from the 2012 Dayton Literary Peace.  We hear from non-fiction runner up, Annia Ciezadlo.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:15 am
Mon December 10, 2012

WYSO Weekend: December 9, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for December 9, 2012 including the following episodes:

- Jerry Kenney speaks with Murray Horwitz about his role in Hanukkah Lights, a special program airing on Sunday, December 9th at 6 and 11pm.

- An excerpt of Juliet Fromholt's interview with members of the production of Nativity the Pop Opera.

- Poor Will's Almanack: December 4 - 10, 2012

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