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
8:42 am
Tue January 24, 2012

Standard Register to Shed Jobs in Restructuring

DAYTON— Standard Register says a planned restructuring will mean the loss of about 12 percent to 15 percent of its work force over the next six to nine months.  The announcement came yesterday and the company says the restructuring should mean an estimated $45 million in annual savings.

But the moves are expected to cut expected revenues for the fourth qtr 2011 by approximately $5.5 million,and another $1.5 million in the first qtr. of 2012.

The company has about 614 Dayton workers.

Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon January 23, 2012

WYSO Weekend: January 22nd, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for January 22, 2012 containing the following stories:

-An extended interview with Dr. Celia Williamson about human trafficking in Ohio.  A portion of this interview appeared in Sarah Buckingham and Liz Cambron's story, Child Sex Trafficking: A Statewide Problem, which aired last week on WYSO Weekend.

-An interview with local poet and Wittenberg University professor Steve Broidy in Conrad's Corner.

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Business & Technology
12:54 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

Kodak Files Chapter 11 Bankruptsy Protection

Eastman Kodak Co. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.  According to the company’s web-site, “the business reorganization is intended to bolster liquidity in the U.S. and abroad.”  That means turning intellectual property into cash and focusing on its more valuable business lines.

Kodak did not announce job cuts as part of the bankruptcy protection filing. Roughly 600 employees and contractors work at Kodak’s Kettering facility on Research Park.

Around the Miami Valley
10:35 am
Mon January 16, 2012

WYSO Weekend: January 15, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for January 15, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Child Sex Trafficking: A Statewide Problem, by Sarah Buckingham and Community Voices producer Liz Cambron

-The latest installment of the SOCHE Talks: Making a Difference in Cynical Times: The Possibilities of Social Entrepreneurship

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon January 9, 2012

WYSO Weekend: January 8, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for January 8, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney previews the Muse Machine's upcoming production of The Wizard of Oz

-Poor Will's Almanack: January 3 - 9, 2012, by Bill Felker

-This week's PoliticsOhio: New Redistricting Map Shakes Things Up In The Miami Valley, by Emily McCord

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