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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"Wicked Town"
1:32 am
Fri April 26, 2013

A song from Hickory Robot

The song Wicked Town from Cincinnati’s own Hickory Robot.

Acclaimed bass player
1:32 am
Fri April 12, 2013

Grammy winner Victor Wooten in concert

Victor Wooten
Steve Parker

Grammy winning musician Victor Wooten is bringing his band to The Madison Theatre in Covington on April 19 for a night of some of his newest music. He’s played bass for Bela Fleck, Stanley Clark and Dave Matthews, but this night will be his band, featuring Cincinnati’s own Krystal Peterson on vocals. Krystal is in the studio with Lee Hay to talk about her career and now touring with Victor Wooten.

1890's Kentucky Murder
1:32 am
Fri April 5, 2013

"The Perils of Pearl Bryan"

Back in the 1890’s, Pearl Bryan was brutally murdered in one of the more grisly, yet fascinating, crimes in Kentucky history. That story is now recounted by author James McDonald in his book The Perils of Pearl Bryan, and he’s on the phone Lee Hay to discuss this story.

Poetry Reading
1:32 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Poet Tyrone Williams

A poetry reading by Xavier University’s Tyrone Williams: "Collage Cross Country Skier Hannibal's Son"

"Nothing Separates Me"
1:32 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Singer-Songwriter Joy Chadwell

Lee Hay welcomes in local Christian singer/songwriter Joy Chadwell to talk about her new CD, Nothing Separates Me.


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