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.


Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon May 19, 2014

WYSO Weekend: May 18, 2014

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

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Around the Miami Valley
7:44 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Storms Spawn Tornado In Cedarville

Barber Road farm hit by tornado
Credit Barb Sloan

A severe storm front moving through the Miami Valley produced at least one confirmed tornado touchdown in Cedarville.  Several buildings were demolished and as many as four people had to be extricated from the basement of a home near Barber and Weimer Roads.  

Rosanne Anders of the Greene County Emergency Management Agency says EMS personnel responded to the scene and that there were "minor injuries that required no transportation to the hospital." 

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Around the Miami Valley
10:00 am
Mon May 12, 2014

WYSO Weekend: May 11, 2014

In this edition of WYSO Weekend:

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Around the Miami Valley
6:26 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Library's Renovation Set To Begin On Former Hauer Music Building

The empty 4th floor of the former Hauer Music building.
Credit Jerry Kenney

The musical instruments recently on display here are gone, and after 75 years, the old Hauer Music Store is mostly empty. But not for long: As early as mid-May, construction crews will begin renovating the building, making it ready for about 50 Dayton Metro Library employees.  

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Around the Miami Valley
5:40 pm
Thu May 1, 2014

Barlow To Retire - 88th Air Base Wing to Get New Commander.

Col. John M. Devillier is Commander, Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations, Dover Air Force Base, Del.
Credit WPAFB

Wright Patterson Air Force Base is getting a new commander.  After a 26-year career in the Air Force, Col. Cassie Barlow, has announced she will retire.  

The reigns of Wright-Patt’s 88th Air Base Wing will be taken over by Col. John Devillier during a change of command ceremony scheduled for July 17 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.  

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