Community Voices

Series produced by renee wilde

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Community Voices is all about getting local voices on the air.

Community Voices is all about getting local voices on the air. We help local people record essays, poems and commentaries. We work with public school teachers who want to bring radio into their classrooms. We collect oral histories. In the spring of 2011 WYSO launched a training program to teach listeners how to produce radio stories.


12 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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History of the Hartman Rock Garden; a roadside attraction in Springfield, Ohio that was nearly destroyed in the 90's and renovated by the Kohler Fo...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2017
  • Length: 05:33
Caption: William Cahill, Credit: renee wilde
William Cahill is one of only two people in the United States who works as a Master Thatcher

Bought by KSJD


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 05:11
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rick Burnside testing graves, Credit: renee wilde
Learn about the ancient art of dowsing for water.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: sunrise, Credit: renee wilde
Travel to a middle school to find the meaning of happiness.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 02:48
  • Purchases: 1
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A woman walks into a bar, asks 23 random strangers what advice they would give their 18 year old self, and every single person said the same thing.

  • Added: Oct 13, 2016
  • Length: 02:03
Caption: Worker harvesting cut flowers at Little Miami Flower Company, Credit: renee wilde
80% of the cut flowers in the U.S. are now being imported from other countries, which has caused over half of the U.S. growers to go out of busines...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 05:03
Caption: Bob Glotzhober at Big Darby Creek, Credit: renee wilde
Every year a huge swarm of dragonflies appear on the producer's farm. She goes in search of information on this behavior and finds out that, even t...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2016
  • Length: 06:00
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Hearing music from an inanimate object - auditory hallucination or talking fan?

  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 03:52
Caption: Betty Ross and Hawk, Credit: renee wilde
Visit the Raptor Rehabilitation Center in Antioch College's Glen Helen Nature Preserve, which takes in an average of 150 birds of prey a year.

  • Added: Aug 27, 2014
  • Length: 04:37
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Two naturalists with the Green County Parks Dept. talking about the effect of the Emerald Ash Borer on the parks system.

  • Added: Jul 30, 2014
  • Length: 04:57
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A woman shares her experiences running a small scale organic farm.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Sep 29, 2014
  • Length: 05:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jennifer Daniels, Standardbred Trainer for New Vocations Racehorse Apdotion Program, Credit: Renee Wilde
Ohio ranks second in the US for producing Standardbreds. But what happens to these horses after their racing careers are over?

  • Added: Dec 30, 2014
  • Length: 05:33