Meet the 2016 Rediscovered Radio team:
Dave Barber has been a WYSO volunteer and music programmer since 1978. He currently hosts Jazz Night on Tuesday nights at 8 PM. A member of the 2014 Community Voices class, he has produced stories about the civil rights movement, baseball legend Pete Rose and jazz pianist Keigo Hirakawa. A native Daytonian, he worked for the multi-cultural arts organization Cityfolk for 26 years.
Stephen J. McQueen II learned radio production via WYSO’s 2015 Community Voices program. A native of New Jersey, Steve came to Yellow Springs to study history at Antioch College. He is actively involved with Young People of Color of Yellow Springs as well as The 365 Project, and he serves as the secretary of the village’s Human Relations Commission (HRC). Steve plays drums for Central Chapel AME, and is most proud of his lovely family.
Jason Reynolds is an assistant professor at Southern State Community College, where he teaches English, literature, and mythology. He’s written and produced stories for a number of WYSO series, including Community Voices, Culture Couch, Rediscovered Radio, and WYSO Curious. And through the magic of modern technology, he cohosts Lake Charles Best Sports Show, which broadcasts live on KBYS in Southwest Louisiana. Jason lives in Dayton with his wife and children.
Jocelyn Robinson is a Yellow Springs, OH-based educator, activist, and independent media producer trained through WYSO FM’s 2013 Community Voices program. As the station’s first Archive Fellow, Jocelyn assists WYSO in the preservation of America’s radio heritage.
She holds a BA in Art History from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and a Master’s in Cultural Studies with a concentration in Race, Gender, and Identity from Antioch University, and is currently completing a graduate certificate in Public History with a focus on Archives and Records Management. She teaches transdisciplinary college courses that incorporate critical cultural theory and her research interests in self-definition and identity.
Jocelyn was recognized with a 2014 New Voices Scholar Award from the Boston-based Association for Independents in Radio (AIR). For it’s 2014-2015 season, Rediscovered Radio won second place in the Ohio Associated Press Media Director’s Awards Best Series category, and first place for Best Series from the Public Radio News Directors, Inc., a national organization. A new season of Rediscovered Radio has been funded by Ohio Humanities, with Jocelyn serving as executive producer. It focuses on Vietnam era recordings in the WYSO archive, and will air throughout 2016.