Film, television & Radio
Dayton Access Television (DATV)
Dayton • 937-223-5311
DATV is the community television station in Dayton serving the community for nearly 45 years. Citizens learn to create media using the latest in video production technology.
Dayton Amateur Radio Association, Inc. (DARA)
Dayton • 937- 276-6930
The Dayton Amateur Radio Association is an association of radio amateurs, organized for the promotion of interest in Amateur Radio communications and experimentation, for the establishment of networks to provide communication in the event of disasters or other emergencies, and for the advancement of the radio art and of the public welfare. DARA is the sponsor of the Dayton Hamvention® and earns its operating revenue from this event. The funds are used for scholarships, education, disaster-relief, and public service events.
Dayton Area Broadcasters Hall of Fame
The Dayton Area Broadcasters Hall of Fame was organized to enshrine talented broadcasters in the Dayton area for their many years of service in the industry and for their dedication to the community. Many were legends and pioneers who should never be forgotten and this organization hopes to keep their memory alive.
Discover Classical 88.1, 89.1, 89.9 FM
Dayton • 937-222-WDPR (9377)
Discover Classical 88.1, 89.1, and 89.1FM is a nonprofit, public radio station that celebrates and advances classical music and the cultural arts to enrich the lives of our listeners. They stimulate the emotions, engage the intellect, and serve as a voice for the region's performing and fine arts organizations.
The Fairborn Phoenix
The theater's foundation was formed with a mission to breathe life into the Fairborn theater & surrounding community and to make the Fairborn Phoenix an entertainment center not only for Fairborn, but for the surrounding area. The success of the Phoenix will inspire businesses to grow in the south side of Fairborn bringing new life to the area overall.
Dayton • 937-554-0031
FilmDayton is the region’s full-service non-profit film commission. A film commission creates jobs and economic growth by promoting and supporting movie production. FilmDayton serves as the Miami Valley’s industry advocate, connecting productions to our local infrastructure: location scouts, casting agents, film crew, and property suppliers and pitching our region’s location strengths. FilmDayton works to strengthen the region's production appeal by hosting classes, workshops, and networking meetings to build local film services. In addition, FilmDayton also advocates for funding, tax credits, and legislative support for new filmmaking in Ohio and the Dayton Region.
The Historic Plaza Theatre
Miamisburg • 937-247-5980
The Historic Plaza Theatre originally opened in 1919 and remained a community icon for nearly 50 years until it became a western retail store in 1968. Following the closing of the store in 2002, the theatre stood vacant until it was beautifully restored and reopened in 2015. Now, visitors to the theatre can enjoy a diverse range of films from all eras.
Little Art Theatre
Yellow Springs • 937-767-7671
The Little Art Theatre is among the most recognizable and beloved landmarks in Yellow Springs, having served that community and the greater Miami Valley since 1929. Well known for its diverse programming that includes important documentaries and small independent films, the Little Art Theatre features comfortable seating, unique concessions, including local craft beers, and iconic houselights from the 1940s.
Dayton • 937-222-SHOW (7469)
Cinema. Culture. Community. The NEON is more than just a movie theater; it is a community asset that is utilized by numerous grass roots organizations, universities, businesses, churches, and artists. The NEON is a space where diversity is celebrated, civic-minded missions are put into action, and intellectual stimulation is revered – all through the power of international and independent cinema.
Power 107.1 LP-FM WTJN
Troy • 937-339-1071
POWER 107.1 LP-FM features music, news and local information, emPOWERing local non-profit organizations and broadcasting from the heart of beautiful historic downtown Troy. Their online streaming radio station is accessible with any computer, laptop, tablet or phone that can access the internet.
Southwestern Ohio Public Radio (WSWO 97.3FM)
Huber Heights • 937-723-1139
Oldies 97.3 is the Dayton area’s only community oldies station. The station plays hits of the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s, live sports broadcasts of the Wayne High School Warriors, live community events, hourly community announcements, and more.
ThinkTV (Dayton Public Television)
Dayton • 937-220-1600
ThinkTV is the most widely used nonprofit educational, cultural, and informational resource in southwest Ohio. ThinkTV’s mission is to strengthen the communities they serve through programs and services that inspire and inform, educate, and engage, fostering citizenship and culture, the joy of learning, and the power of diverse perspectives. Tune in to the Emmy Award-winning “The Art Show” on Saturdays at 6 PM and Sundays at 8 PM for a look at the artists and art scene in and around Cincinnati and Dayton.
Tipp-Monroe Cable Access Commission (KIT-TV)
Tipp City • 937-667-8622
KIT-TV exists for the people of Tipp City and Monroe Township. The programs aired are primarily about the community and are produced by or sponsored by people within that community. The cable access channel is a form of non-commercial mass media where ordinary people can create content television programming.
WYSO 91.3 (Public Radio for the Miami Valley)
Yellow Springs • 937-767-6420
WYSO is a listener-supported, community owned public radio station serving Southwest Ohio with news, music, and storytelling. The station is the area’s only NPR News station, carrying flagship programs such as Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Their own news department delivers local and state news, public affairs programming, and news specials. Their music department produces 14 different local music programs featuring hand-selected music from songwriters and bands that reach across genres. Their Center for Community Voices provides hands-on audio production and digital storytelling training from public radio professionals.