Articles About WYSO :: Page 2

  • WYSO gets Localore grant

    When a grant for public radio stations to collaborate with independent media producers came across WYSO general manager Neenah Ellis’ desk, she saw that it would be a perfect opportunity to work with local award-winning documentarians Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar.

  • Tickets for WYSO auction on sale now

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    WYSO, the local public radio station, will hold its annual silent auction on Feb. 11, 2012, at the Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts Center in Springfield.

  • UPDATE: WYSO will go off the air Saturday

    Lightning damage to the WYSO antenna and the fiberglass casing that covers it. The antenna bay is 405 feet above the ground, attached to the WYSO tower on Clifton Road south of Yellow Springs. (Submitted photo)

    WYSO will go off air briefly on Saturday, Oct. 22.

  • WYSO back on the air

    Lightning damage to the WYSO antenna and the fiberglass casing that covers it. The antenna bay is 405 feet above the ground, attached to the WYSO tower on Clifton Road south of Yellow Springs. (Submitted photo)

    Public radio station WYSO 91.30 went off the air after being struck by lightning on Monday. It returned to the air on Wednesday evening.

  • WYSO wins big at Ohio AP awards

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    Earlier this month, it was announced that WYSO Public Radio news reporters had won seven awards from the Ohio Associated Press for reporting in 2010.

  • A Unique auction for a unique station

    To raise money for the station, WYSO will host its fifth annual silent auction along with a wine, chocolate and cheese tasting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at Wright State University’s Nutter Center.

  • WYSO to host Ira Glass

    Ira Glass, host of WBEZ Chicago's "This American Life," will visit Dayton in May, thanks to WYSO.

    WYSO will host a personal appearance by Ira Glass on Sunday, May 22 at the Victoria Theatre in Dayton, Ohio.

  • WYSO cleans up at AP awards

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    Local public radio station WYSO racked up ten awards, more than any other public radio station in the state, at the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters 2010 luncheon in Columbus on Sunday, June 6.

  • WYSO brings StoryCorps

    Three WYSO Public Radio employees greeted the StoryCorps mobile booth when it arrived in Dayton on Monday, April 19. Shown are Peter Hayes, director of operations, Julietta Fromholtz, Webmaster and Neenah Ellis, station manager. The StoryCorps mobile booth, which is being sponsored by WYSO, will be parked in front of the Schuster Center in downtown Dayton from April 22 to May 15, as part of a nationwide project to collect oral history.

    When Neenah Ellis was growing up in northern Indiana, she regularly listened to Studs Terkel interview guests on Chicago radio. The legendary oral historian became an inspiration and role model, according to Ellis, who is now general manager of WYSO Public Radio.

  • Ellis brings radio magic to WYSO

    Veteran NPR producer, writer and reporter Neenah Ellis was selected last December to head WYSO as its general manager.

    During the recent spring fundraiser for WYSO Public Radio, new General Manager Neenah Ellis was frequently on the air. In broadcasting jargon, she was making a pitch for cash, but her presence didn’t seem that of a salesperson. Rather, she seemed to be a warm human being speaking deeply and directly to another.

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