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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Music
3:29 pm
Sun June 8, 2014

The Blues: 6/7/14 show

The first set of this blues program includes a song by Bobby "Blue" Bland who was inducted into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame in 1992.  Included during the rest of the show are legendary musicians like Dr. John, the Allman Brothers Band, and Albert King.  You'll also hear "Gotta Serve Somebody" by Bob Dylan from the Sopranos soundtrack.

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Author Steven Galloway
1:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

The new novel "The Confabulist" inspired by Harry Houdini

Using the mysterious life and death of Harry Houdini as inspiration, author Steven Galloway joins Lee Hay to talk about his new novel, The Confabulist.

Music
11:27 am
Wed May 28, 2014

The Blues: 5.31.14 show

This Saturday evening's show begins with J.D. Souther who's been featured in the "Nashville" television series.  You'll also hear from local musicians Kelly Richey and the Blues Merchants.  There's also songs by Koko Taylor, John Mayall, and Ike & Tina Turner.  And the show ends with  personal favorite, Tom Waits, singing "Shiver Me Timbers" from his "Heart of Saturday Night" album.

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Music
11:19 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Swing with Bill Cartwright: 5.31.14 show

On tonight's show, you'll hear some of Bill's favorite vocalists including Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, and Mel Torme, plus the big band sounds of Artie Shaw and Harry James.

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Poetry
9:48 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Local poet Dr. Norman Finkelstein

Local poet Dr. Norman Finkelstein reads Novel from his collection of poems called From the Files of the Imminent Foundation.

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