Lee Hay

Announcer & Producer

Lee Hay has worked at all three Cincinnati Public Radio stations: WGUC in the mid-70's, WMUB in the late 70's, and WVXU since 1984. She is currently executive producer/host of the award-winning arts program Around Cincinnati Sunday evenings and The Blues on Saturday evenings. Her radio work has been awarded numerous awards including one from the Ohio Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission, numerous Communicator Awards, Society of Professional Journalists and the Ohio Associated Broadcasters Association. Most recently she has received a Certificate of Merit from the Gabriel Awards for The Journey from Within; and recognition from the Ohio Associated Broadcasters Association for Cincinnati Baseball: Crosley Field (2011) and The Who Concert: 30 Years Later and Baseball: A Little Known Chapter (2010). Hay is also WVXU's music director and with her jazz background was the Cincinnati correspondent for downbeat magazine.


5:47 pm
Sun November 24, 2013

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 11/23/13

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright, and you’ll enjoy hearing some of the essentials including Rosemary Clooney, Dean Martin, Count Basie and Glenn Miller.

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9:36 am
Mon November 18, 2013

The Blues - 11/23/13 show

Songs on this program includes favorites like Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lonnie Mack, Leon Russell and Ken Nordine. 

Concert calendar...Sonny Moorman's at McCauley's Pub in Sharonville on Monday, 11/25 and Willie's Sports Bar in Lawrenceburg on Tuesday, 11/26.  And at the Aronoff in downtown Cincinnati on Friday, 12/6, Sweet Honey in the Rock.

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6:21 pm
Sun November 17, 2013

The Blues - 11/16/13 show

This week you'll hear from blues musicians like Shemekia Copeland, Anders Osborne, Etta James, and Charlie Musselwhite.  Plus, a song from Gov't Mule's new 2-cd set, Shout!, on Blue Note records.

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10:07 am
Thu November 14, 2013

Swing Show November 16th

Tune in Saturday night at 10 for Swing with Bill Cartwright. You’ll hear vocalists like Bobby Darin, Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald, and Frank Sinatra. Plus the bands of Count Basie,  Glenn Miller and more.

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"Amazing Grace"
12:00 am
Fri November 8, 2013

A song from the Cincinnati Caledonian Pipes and Drums

Lee Hay plays “Amazing Grace,” performed by the Cincinnati Caledonian Pipes and Drums, from their 2006 CD New Beginnings.