• YSU entrance.

    Advisory Board Meeting

    The next WYSU-FM Advisory Board Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 22nd at 4:00pm, in the WYSU Conference Room in Melnick Hall on the YSU campus. The meeting is open to the public.

  • Sicily

    WYSU is Headed to Sicily!

    WYSU's next travel destination is Sicily and you're invited!

  • Car Talk hosts, brothers Ray and Tom Magliozzi

    End of the Road for Car Talk

    The ever-popular program Car Talk has a long tradition on the air at WYSU and on public radio across the country – but that will come to an end this fall. After September 30, 2017, weekly production of the Best of Car Talk programs will end.

  • Nin Andrews award-winning poetry volume, Why God Is a Woman

    Mahoning Valley Writer Wins High Honors for Her Poetry

    Nin Andrews of Poland, Ohio, is one of the winners in this year's Ohioana Book Awards.  Andrews wrote a volume of poetry called Why God Is a Woman, published by BOA Editions in 2015.  Her book was among 300 eligible for awards recently presented by They Ohioana Library.

  • Amazon gift with money

    Shop Amazon All Year and Support WYSU

    Everybody wins when you shop at Amazon via wysu.org.Visit Amazon through the WYSU website, make a purchase, and a portion of that purchase will benefit the station -- with no additional cost to you.  Simply start at wysu.org and click on support. That's where you will find the Amazon link.

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    WYSU-FM Open Meeting Policy

    The Youngstown State University's Board of Trustees is WYSU-FM's supervisory board. The Board's general meetings and Institutional Engagement Committee Meetings address WYSU business. These meetings are open to the public.

    The WYSU Advisory Board meetings are also open to the public.

  • Violinist Andrew Sords

    Famed Violinist to Perform October 9 in Youngstown

    American violinist Andrew Sords will perform at St. John's Episcopal Church in Youngstown on Sunday, October 9, at 3 p.m.  The concert is free and the public is welcome.

Top National News Stories

National Public Radio

  • Central American immigrant children are being processed at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in Nogales, Ariz. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that such children may not file a class action lawsuit arguing for government-provided lawyers in deportation hearings.

    A federal appeals court in Seattle has ruled that immigrant children under the threat of deportation may not sue the government for legal representation as part of a class action. The ruling is a significant setback for the legal rights of immigrant minors.

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Top Local News Stories

The Business Journal

  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Steve Lewis, the former CEO of the former First Place Financial Corp. and First Place Bank, today responded to The Business Journal’s earlier report that he has been fined $50,000 by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency as part of a consent order. Lewis, in an email,...
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Unemployment rates edged down in Trumbull and Columbiana counties in August from the month before but remained unchanged in Mahoning County, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported this morning. The monthly numbers for Ohio counties and Ohio cities showed Trumbull...
  • HERMITAGE, Pa. — A Fall Gala hosted by eCenter@LindenPointe will take place Oct. 6 at the Penn State Shenango campus in Sharon, Pa. The keynote speaker is Bob Evans, senior vice president and chief communications officer at Oracle. The program will begin at 6 p.m., with networking, cocktails, hors...

What You Need to Know

  • Support WYSU -- be an underwriter!

    Underwriting is the tax-deductible financial support of public radio by businesses, associations, and nonprofit organizations. This financial support is acknowledged on the air with announcements -- or spots --  which are 15 seconds in length and customized to the specific business or organization.

  • Local Interviews On WYSU

    Don't miss the new interview segment airing Wednesdays on 88.5 WYSU, and hosted by YSU English Department faculty member Tim Francisco.  Tim’s interviews air during the popular Morning Edition. He and his guests take a unique and penetrating look at a wide variety of local subjects, including educational, community and social issues.  Tim also features creative work by local thinkers, leaders and researchers, and he plans to include government and political issues that have broad community application. The segment airs each Wednesday at 5:45 and 7:45 a.m.


    WYSU provides a Community Calendar page as a public service. You can now enter your event directly on our website. Everyone is welcome to submit events to the calendar, though not everyone's submission will be published or announced on air. We specialize in fine and performing art events, large community events, and YSU events.