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  • Host - Tables of Content

    3J the DJ is a Dayton native and musician with a deep seated love and knowledge of Hip Hop 

  • Hosts - Down Home Bluegrass

    Husband and wife duo Travis & Amy have been volunteers from WYSO since 2005 and hosts of Down Home Bluegrass and Rise When the Rooster Crows since January 2011.   Passionate for sharing their love of bluegrass music and its history with...

  • Morning Edition Host/Reporter

    April Laissle is a graduate of Ohio University and comes to WYSO from WOUB Public Media in Athens, Ohio where she worked as a weekend host and reporter.  There, she reported on everything from food insecurity to 4-H chicken competitions. April...

  • Project Coordinator, Dayton Youth Radio and Host, Behind the Groove

    Basim joined WYSO as a member of the 2012 Community Voices program. His work has earned him a “New Voices” Scholar award by (AIR) Association of Independents in Radio. Basim has produced the award-wining documentary Boogie Nights: A History of...

  • Host - Poor Will's Almanack

    Bill Felker has been writing nature columns and almanacs for regional and national publications since 1984. His Poor Will’s Almanack has appeared as an annual publication since 2003. His organization of weather patterns and phenology (what...

  • Host - The Dear Green Place

    Cindy Funk has been a lover of folk music of all kinds for so long, she can barely remember when she got hooked.  But it's a good bet that it was WYSO that is responsible! In the 1980's, Cindy hosted a Celtic music show on WYSO called ...

  • Host - Conrad's Corner

    Conrad A. Balliet was weaned on the likes of "Mary had a little lamb," bounced on his mother's knee to the tune of the Pennsylvania Dutch rhyme of "ride-a ride-a Geilie," grew up in a home with Kipling's "If" on a plaque on the wall, and spent...

  • Producer, Conrad's Corner

    David Lee Garrison taught Spanish and Portuguese and chaired Wright State University’s Department of Modern Languages, retiring in 2009.  His work has appeared widely in journals and anthologies, and two poems from his book Sweeping the...

  • Host, Down Home Bluegrass and Rise When the Rooster Crows

    Devin came to WYSO in late 2015 to join the team of bluegrassers as a host on Down Home Bluegrass and Rise When the Rooster Crows. As a lifelong music junkie, Devin’s taste in music ranges from early R&B, to Southern Rock and yes, to...

  • Host - Equinox

    Duante Beddingfield, a Dayton native, formerly served as jazz writer for both the Dayton Daily News and Dayton City Paper, has booked jazz musicians for area venues such as Pacchia, and performs regularly around the region as a jazz vocalist...

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