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Neenah Ellis

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Neenah Ellis

Biography

Neenah Ellis is the general manager of public radio station WYSO 91.3 in Yellow Springs, Ohio. At WYSO she has created “Community Voices,” a unique radio production training project that has transformed the station. Community producers at WYSO have won several state and national awards for their work alongside WYSO news staff. In the 1980s and 90s, Neenah was a writer and editor for NPR’s “All Things Considered” other programs, and won the Alfred I. duPont/Columbia University Award and three George Foster Peabody Awards for her work. She is the author of “If I Live to be 100: Lessons from the Centenarians,” a New York Times best-seller. She lives today in Yellow Springs with her husband Noah Adams, an NPR correspondent and author.

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