Sarah Buckingham

Community Voices Coordinator

Sarah's been listening to public radio since she was in the womb. She grew up in central Ohio and came to the Miami Valley to study Philosophy & Media Arts at Antioch College. Some of her previous radio experience includes Prometheus Radio Project in Philadelphia, PA, and Brattleboro Community Radio in Southern Vermont. Back in 2009, Sarah studied radio production at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland Maine. She's happy to be back in Ohio where she's been WYSO's Community Voices Coordinator since 2010.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Sun October 27, 2013

Community Voices Producer Lauren Shows Goes Ghost Hunting In Springfield

Springfield's Robertson Building
Credit Photo by Lauren Shows

It's the time of year when ghost and ghouls are on the mind. but for some folks in the Miami Valley, the spirit world is a year-round occupation. Community Voices Producer Lauren Shows takes us to Springfield to meet Darin Hough, who quit his job to open Ghost Hunting Source, a store that sells paranormal investigation equipment.

“Well, I've been selling the equipment online for about six or seven years now,” Darin Hough says, “And it's just gotten bigger and bigger every year, so I just thought I'd try and take the next step.”

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Around the Miami Valley
9:18 am
Mon August 19, 2013

WYSO 2013 Community Voices Special (Part Two)

Radio stories by, for, and about the Miami Valley, produced in WYSO’s 2013 Community Voices training. 

This hour, we meet a young man trying to beat the odds, get some history on the Dayton Dragons, meet members of the area polyamorous community - and more!

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Around the Miami Valley
9:30 am
Mon August 12, 2013

WYSO 2013 Community Voices Special (Part One)

Radio stories by, for, and about the Miami Valley, produced in WYSO’s 2013 Community Voices training. 

This hour we’ll go on a bear hunt, uncover a hidden gem in Springfield, meet a local choir singing for social change, and learn why the sound of crinkling paper makes some peoples’ brains tingle.

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Around the Miami Valley
7:30 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Best of Miami Valley StoryCorps: Kim Clay & Vanessa Stanton-Clay

In honor of StoryCorps founder Dave Isay’s visit to Dayton, we’re re-broadcasting some of our favorite Miami Valley StoryCorps interviews.

Kim Clay lost his job when GM closed its plant in Moraine, OH closed in December of 2008. When Kim and his wife Vanessa visited the StoryCorps booth in 2010, they were struggling with unemployment and the loss of their health insurance. They also attended the Oscars that year. Kim was both subject and cinematographer in the locally-produced documentary, "The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant." Kim and Vanessa live in Dayton.

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Around the Miami Valley
7:30 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Best of Miami Valley StoryCorps: Mary Morgan & Joy Schwab

In honor of StoryCorps founder Dave Isay’s visit to Dayton, we’re re-broadcasting some of our favorite Miami Valley StoryCorps interviews, recorded in 2010.

Mary Morgan was the first woman to run for Dayton City Commission in 1969. She went to the StoryCorps booth with her long-time friend Joy Schwab, a librarian from Beavercreek, to talk about what led her to run for office. Morgan describes herself as an "Appalachian migrant anti-racist feminist."

(Originally broadcast October 20, 2010)

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