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About WYSO

WYSO is a listener-supported, community owned public radio station serving Southwest Ohio with news, music and storytelling.

WYSO reaches fourteen counties in southwest Ohio with a potential audience of nearly two million.
WYSO reaches fourteen counties in southwest Ohio with a potential audience of nearly two million.

We have twenty-one full-time staff members and dozens of volunteers. We produce over 40 hours of original local content each week.

WYSO is the Greater Dayton area’s only NPR News station, and we carry their flagship programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Our own news department delivers local and state news plus public affairs programming and news specials. In addition to NPR, we carry programming from American Public Media and PRX.

We have a plethora of local music programs, hosted by knowledgeable and dedicated music lovers, most of them volunteers who present hand-selected music from songwriters and bands that reach across generations.

WYSO began broadcasting in 1958, with 19 watts of power, as a student-run station on the Antioch College campus, on the air for only 4 hours each day. Today, WYSO belongs to the community, with oversight from a seven-member board of directors comprised of community leaders. We broadcast 24/7 with 50,000 watts of power, reaching fourteen counties in southwest Ohio with a potential audience of nearly two million.

PEOPLE AT WYSO: On Air | Staff

WORK AT WYSO: Jobs | Internships


WYSO FY23 Financial Report

To obtain copies of WYSO's financial reports, please contact Business Manager Art Boulet by email or at 937-769-1235.


The Federal Communications Commission requires all stations to maintain a public inspection file. While in the past these documents were to be kept at the individual stations, the FCC now requires this information to be posted on the FCC website. 
WYSO's Public File
WYSO's FCC Applications



WYSO is an EEO employer strongly committed to maintaining a climate supporting equality of opportunity and respect for differences based on gender, culture, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, age and lawful activities. We particularly encourage applications from individuals who would enhance and diversify our workforce.

To comply with Section 73.2080©(6) of the FFC's 2002 rule on equal employment opportunities, WYSO posts its EEO Public File Reports.

WYSO's latest EEO Report
WYSO'S Diversity Statement

WYSO is operated by Miami Valley Public Media Inc.
Luke Dennis, WYSO General Manager and President, Miami Valley Public Media, 937-769-1379