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 February 27, 2012

WYSO Weekend: February 26, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for February 26, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney reports on the Beavercreek Community Theatre's production of The Big Picture, an original musical by Jim Farley and David Brush.

-StateImpact Ohio's Ida Lievskovsky reports on Ohio's school voucher program

-WCPN's Ann Glauser reports on a new therapy in Cleveland people living with schizophrenia

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Statewide News
8:57 am
Thu February 23, 2012

Report Claims Child Poverty on the Rise

A new report says there's been a surge in the number of Ohio children growing up in poor neighborhoods. A Kids Count Data Snapshot from the Annie E. Casey Foundation released today (Thursday) shows the number of Ohio children living in high-poverty communities has increased by 60-percent over the last decade. 

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Around the Miami Valley
12:16 pm
Wed February 22, 2012

Brown Street to Get Makeover

This morning Dayton City Commission voted on a plan that would repair and resurface the stretch of road from Miami Valley Hospital to Irving Street.  

Four out of the five city commissioners were present for the vote, approving the $4.4 million dollar plan unanimously.  Kery Gray, Executive Assistant to the Dayton City Commission, says a pre-construction meeting will be held tomorrow (Friday).

Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon February 20, 2012

WYSO Weekend: February 19, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for February 19, 2012 containing the following stories:

-The latest installment in the SOCHE Talks: Putting the Amish Back in Amish Country

-Jerry Kenney speaks with FilmDayton's new executive director, Megan Cooper about her first few months on the job and what's ahead for the organization

-Community Voices producers Kristen Wicker and Amelia Robinson report on Dayton Knockout VIP Fight Night

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WYSO Programming Notes
9:30 am
Sun February 12, 2012

WYSO Weekend February 12th, 2012

Emily McCord has this week's Politics Ohio, Poet Ed Davis pays a visit to Conrad's Corner. And we'll here about a landmark in Northeaest Ohio that's turning one hundred this year, and Steve Brown with Ohio Public Radio station WOSU reports on the state of Ohio townships.

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