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
10:33 am
Mon September 26, 2011

WYSO Weekend: September 25, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for September 25, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews John Snotty, a former serviceman now employed as a civilian at Wright Patterson Air-Force Base  about the end of the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

-Jerry interviews Deborah Schultz, founder of Middfest International in Middletown about this year's event.

-An except of Juliet Fromholt's interview with local band Magic Jackson from Kaleidsoscope

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Around the Miami Valley
10:32 am
Mon September 12, 2011

WYSO Weekend: September 11, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for September 11, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews veterans from American Veterans Post 2003 in Dayton about their memories of 9-11 and how they plan to commemorate the event.

-Juliet Fromholt interviews Dayton teacher P.F. Frank about his 9-11 memories.  Hear that interview and more in WYSO's special program, A Clear Day in September

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Politics
7:25 am
Thu September 8, 2011

Governor’s staff moving around

Top staffers in Ohio Governor John Kasich’s administration are moving around these days. 

Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports that the Director of the Department of Natural Resources, David Mustine, is stepping down from that post so he can serve in the state’s newly created non profit job creation board, Jobs Ohio. 

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Politics
9:11 am
Wed September 7, 2011

Ohio Legislative Service Commission analysis of HB 194

HB 194 is an omnibus election reform bill introduced by Reps. Mecklenborg and Blessing.  The bill has some controversial aspects to it, and is the subject of much debate.  Below is a link to the Ohio Legislative Service Commission analysis of the bill.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:35 am
Mon September 5, 2011

WYSO Weekend: September 4, 2011

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for September 4, 2011 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney interviews members of the Little Miami River Keepers, a local organization competing to receive grant money in a contest sponsored by Tom's of Maine.

-An Interview With Maxine Skuba in Conrad's Corner

-Jerry Kenney interviews Dennis Grant of United Rehabilitation Services about the upcoming Rubber Duck Regatta.

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