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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Poetry Reading
12:32 am
Fri December 7, 2012

Dr. Herbert Woodward Martin

A poem from Dr. Herbert Woodward Martin, distinguished Paul Laurence Dunbar scholar from Dayton, Ohio.


Dave Brubeck Tribute
1:13 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

A Special Dave Brubeck Tribute

A tribute to jazz legend Dave Brubeck on the Blues with Lee Hay, Saturday night, December 8th, at 11pm.  There’s music from his quartet’s 25th Anniversary Reunion as well as his later quartets.  The vocal work of Carmen McRae, Louis Armstrong, and Tony Bennett are also featured with him on piano.

There are solo piano selections by Mr. Brubeck, and the show ends with a version of his famous hit, “Take Five,” recorded at the Washington National Cathedral in D.C. in 1995.

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Local Specials
11:24 am
Mon December 3, 2012

Ring III: A Cincinnati Keyboard Christmas

A celebration of Christmas songs by local pianists. This one-hour special will feature Christmas selections recorded for this limited edition cd. Some of the musicians include Steve Schmidt, Kim Taylor, Michael Chertock, Pat Kelly and Ricky Nye.

Hear the complete program

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Charley Harper and Todd Oldham
11:26 am
Mon November 26, 2012

Todd Oldham Book Signing at Cincinnati Art Museum

Charley Harper's Animal Kingdom by Todd Oldham

We are very excited to announce that fashion and interior designer Todd Oldham will be signing his new book, Charley Harper’s Animal Kingdom, at the Cincinnati Art Museum on Saturday, December 1 from 2-4pm. Books available for purchase at the Art Museum shop. We hope you can make it out for this special event!

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Author David Bell
12:32 am
Fri November 23, 2012

The Hiding Place

Author, Miami U alum and now assistant professor of English at Western Kentucky University, David Bell, joins Lee Hay to talk about his latest novel, The Hiding Place, set in the fictional town of Dove Point, Ohio.


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