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 November 28, 2011

WYSO Weekend: November 27, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for November 27, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews Scott Murphy from UpDayton about the Activated Spaces in downtown Dayton.

-Jerry Kenney interviews David Romick, president of the Dayton Education Association about the Priority School Campaign

-An Interview with Marsha Bush in Conrad's Corner

 

Around the Miami Valley
12:42 pm
Tue November 22, 2011

Occupy Dayton Agrees to Move Temporarily

The Occupy Dayton movement has agreed to temporarily relocate to Dave Hall Plaza on Main Street. The agreement was reached to allow for the set up of the annual Grande Illumination light display. The group was somewhat divided after Sandy Gudorf, the president of the Downtown Dayton Partnership, approached the occupiers with the proposal for temporary relocation.

However, at a general assembly meeting, a majority of the occupiers voted in favor of the relocation for the ceremony. Occupier Dana Fleetham says there was disagreement leading up to the decision to move.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:32 am
Mon November 21, 2011

WYSO Weekend: November 20, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for November 20, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews Mike Ervin from the Downtown Dayton Partnership about the Dayton Foundation's recent grant towards Five Rivers Metroparks' River Run project.

-The latest installment in the SOCHE Talks: Modeling Climate Change in the Miami Valley

-Poor Will's Almanack: November 15 -21, 2011, by Bill Felker

Around the Miami Valley
10:36 am
Mon November 14, 2011

WYSO Weekend: November 13, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for November 13, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney reports on a comic book project focused on local veterans.

-Emily McCord interviews Antioch University Chancellor Toni Murdock.  On November 3, 2011 Antioch University announced that Murdock is retiring, effective June of 2012.

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Military
10:44 am
Sun November 13, 2011

Local Veterans' Stories Featured in Comic Book Project

A small group of veterans has been getting some extra attention lately.  Their stories have been made into a comic book.  WYSO’s Jerry Kenney reports on how it all started.

Charlie Bath enlisted in the Army in 1941, the day after Pearl Harbor.   For four years, he proudly served as a wire chief in the signal corps.  That job involved running telephone wire all over France and Germany.  Charlie was the guy who could climb, so that’s what he did – climbed poles, often checking for live wires by hitting them with a wrench.

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