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
2:30 pm
Sun December 29, 2013

WYSO Weekend: December 29, 2013

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

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Around the Miami Valley
1:56 pm
Sun December 22, 2013

WYSO Weekend: December 22, 2013

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

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Arts & Culture
6:00 am
Fri December 20, 2013

As Cityfolk Closes Its Doors, UD Takes On Jazz Programs

The board of Cityfolk voted unanimously this week to dissolve the organization and will pass on its assests to the University of Dayton. An agreement between the UD and Cityfolk will allow the arts organization’s jazz programming to continue after it closes.

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Around the Miami Valley
1:45 pm
Sun December 15, 2013

WYSO Weekend: December 15, 2013

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

  • From the Columbine shootings more than a decade ago to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Connecticut, last year, schools around the country have assessed and reassessed their safety procedures.  And many have enhanced their safety plans with a mix of training and technology. 
  • Ohio’s newest racino opened Thursday.  The new gaming facility in Turtlecreek Township is expected to be a boon to the local economy.

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Education
12:28 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Local Schools Increase Safety Measures After Sandy Hook

Last year's mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut prompted schools around the country to assess their safety procedures.  School districts are enhancing their safety plans with a mix of training and technology. 

To date, roughly 2300 schools in the state have applied for grants to improve safety this year, according to the Ohio School Facilities Commission.  One of those is Mad River Local Schools.

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