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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Farewell...
1:00 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Mary Ellen Tanner

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Lee Hay plays a song performed by Mary Ellen Tanner, longtime local jazz singer and former Bob Braun Show regular, who passed away last week.

"Mother"
1:00 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Local poet Mary Anne Reese

In honor of Mother’s Day, local poet Mary Anne Reese reads her poem Mother.

"The Girls of Atomic City"
1:00 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Author Denise Kiernan tells a little known story from WWII

The Girls of Atomic City is a fascinating fact-based novel about the women who unknowingly built the atomic bomb while working in the small town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Author Denise Kiernan was recently in Cincinnati and came by our studio to talk with Lee Hay about these women and this little known part of WWII history.

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"From Behind the Blind"
1:00 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Local poet Robert Murphy

Local poet Robert Murphy reads When the Dark as Night Appears from his book From Behind the Blind.

Appalachian Festival
1:00 am
Fri May 2, 2014

A song from Ma Crow & the Lady Slippers

In advance of the May 9-11 Appalachian Festival at Coney Island, here’s a song from Ma Crow & the Lady Slippers, who will be performing at the event on Sunday, May 11 at 1:00pm.

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