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.

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Tough Times at the Club
12:32 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Blue Wisp Jazz Club

Doctor Dave Photogrpahy

Lee Hay sits down with local attorney, musician and co-owner of the Blue Wisp Jazz Club, Ed Felson, to discuss the current financial problems facing the club and the efforts he is undertaking to stabilize the business. The Blue Wisp’s move to a larger space downtown, plus adding a full food menu, have both increased costs exponentially. While making no guarantees, he does want to try everything possible to keep the club open and a home for live music.


Lloyd Library & Museum
12:32 am
Fri January 11, 2013

What Makes the Reindeer Fly

The incredible Lloyd Library and Museum in downtown Cincinnati has a fascinating exhibit running until the end of February. Titled What Makes the Reindeer Fly, it is a book and art exhibit that explores the role of "magic," or hallucinogenic, mushrooms both scientifically and culturally from around the globe and how they have a greater presence culturally then you ever imagined possible. Curator Anna Heran talks about this fun and informative exhibit in an interview with Lee Hay.


"Extinction"
12:32 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Big Rock Club

A song from the Northern Kentucky father/son 3-pc band Big Rock Club.  Their CD, Extinction, was released in October, 2012.

Former WMUB News Director
12:32 am
Fri December 28, 2012

Jay Schadler of ABC News

Jay Schadler has been a reporter for ABC News for many years now, but he started his early broadcasting career in Oxford at WMUB. He speaks by phone with Lee Hay talking about his days as news director at WMUB, his favorite travel experiences, his passion for photography and how he balances his TV works with running a gallery in New Hampshire.


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WVXU's Holiday Tradition
12:32 am
Fri December 21, 2012

Around Cincinnati Christmas Special

Rob Reider (here from the Bob Braun Show days) reciteds "Twas the Night before Christmas"

This year marks the 8th year for WVXU’s Around Cincinnati Christmas Special, this year airing on Sunday, December 23 from 7:00-9:00 pm. As in years past, producer Lee Hay fills this show will plenty of music and storytelling, just in time for that last day of shopping or preparing for your family’s celebration.

Part 1 of the Around Cincinnati Christmas Special

Part 2 of the Around Cincinnati Christmas Special

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