• MAD ABOUT THE ARTS invitiation

    Tickets on Sale for Mad About the Arts 2016!

    Tickets are now on sale at wysu.org for Mad About the Arts 2016!  It is happening Friday, February 19, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the McDonough Museum of Art.

  • 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.

  • Tim Francisco, WYSU host, with Phil Kidd

    Francisco's Interviews Air Wednesdays on WYSU

    Youngstown State English Department faculty member Tim Francisco can be heard every Wednesday on 88.5 WYSU interviewing guests on a wide variety of local subjects, including educational, community and social issues.  The segment airs during Morning Edition at 5:45 and 7:45.

  • The WYSU Smartphone App

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

  • 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.

  • Large cookie table at Tyler History Center event

    Cooke Table is Piled High at Historical Society

    The Mahoning Valley Historical Society is presenting "Cookie Table and Cocktails" at 7:30 pm on Saturday, February 6, at The Tyler History Center, 325 West Federal Street in Downtown Youngstown.

  • New WYSU office space with call letters on wall.

    Visit WYSU in Melnick Hall February 22!

    On Monday, February 22, the staffs of WYSU and the YSU Foundation, new neighbors in Melnick Hall, will host an open house to show off the new location. 

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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.

  • WYSU's COMMUNITY CALENDAR IS FOR YOU!

    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.

  • 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.