Karen Bledsoe (formerly Meade) has been a listener, volunteer, and member of WYSO's for many years. Karen served on the Resource Board for WYSO from 2011-14. Prior to joining the station she served as Director of Sponsorship & Corporate Giving for Victoria Theatre Association, Director of Development for Planned Parenthood Miami Valley Region, Advertising Director for the Dayton Business Journal, and held several positions with Cox Media Company. Karen has a passion for public radio and could not imagine not having WYSO in her life. In her free time she and her husband enjoy live music, outdoor activities, and time with their children and friends where they reside in Washington Township.