• YSU entrance.

    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.

  • Ted Talks logo, ideas worth spreading.

    3rd Annual TEDxYoungstown planned for January 2016

    TEDxYoungstown will take place on January 22, 2016. The full day event will once again feature regional and national experts spanning across many topics and areas of interest.

  • Krista Tippett, host of "On Being" on WYSU Sundays at 7 a.m.

    Tippett Interview on WYSU's "Doing Good"

    Before her much-anticipated appearance in Youngstown on June 12, Krista Tippett, a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York Times bestselling author, can be heard on 88.5 WYSU, as a guest of Doing Good.

  • Gina Marinelli interviewing a guest on "Doing Good."

    Coming up, these folks are "Doing Good!"

    Doing Good is a local interview segment hosted by Gina Marinelli, a former television journalist.  The segment is produced weekly by WYSU staff and highlights the good work, ideas and efforts by organizations and individuals in the Mahoning Valley Community.

  • Cindy reading the spring 2015 Need to Know Newsletter


    The next edition of the WYSU Need to Know Newsletter will come out in September 2015!  

  • Fellows Garden Party attendees


    WYSU is proud to be a media sponsor for the event of the summer season -- the Garden Party at Fellows Riverside Gardens. On Friday, July 31, gather friends for an elegant summer evening in the heart of Mill Creek Metropark.

  • Magic Tree owner Phil Reda


    Are you a WYSU supporting member? If the answer is yes, then your name is on the invite list for the Summer Membership Party on Wednesday, August 26 at 5:30.  This year the party is at The Magic Tree in Boardman, and as in the past, it is on us!

  • Apollo's Fire, The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, photo by Roger Mastroianni

    Apollo's Fire concert September 25

    The collaboration between WYSU FM and St. John's Episcopal Church in Youngstown continues this fall with a concert by world famous instrumental ensemble Apollo's Fire.  The popular Cleveland Baroque Orchestra will play at St.

  • The Brand New WYSU App

    After several months of development and beta testing, WYSU is excited to announce the new WYSU smartphone app is now available for Apple IOS and Android.

  • New Saturday Programs!

    Join us Saturdays for two new programs. “Radiolab” will air at 1:00 p.m., “Bullseye with Jesse Thorn” at 2:00 p.m., and “Fresh Air Weekend” can now be heard at 3:00 p.m.

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What You Need to Know


    If you are a fan of 88.5 WYSU weekend programs, you will notice two new additions to the schedule on Saturday.   NPR's “Radiolab”  now airs at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, and “Bullseye with Jesse Thorn” at 2:00 p.m.  "Fresh Air Weekend” has a new time slot and can now be heard at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday.


    If you have a business or agency that you would like to promote, this is a great time to become a WYSU underwriter. Our underwriting opportunities are many and allow you to target a specific audience by placing 15-second on-air announcements throughout the day at the time of your choice. 

    Right now WYSU is offering summer savings for underwriters who book their spots before August  31.

    Call WYSU Development Director Susan Moorer at 330-941-3364 for more information.  


    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.