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Meet WKSU Members Sheri and Al Risaliti

Al and Sheri

WKSU members are the people who have made a commitment to keeping public radio strong in Northeast Ohio with their financial support. Enjoy this series of profiles introducing you to listeners who make a difference.

WKSU MEMBERS:   Al and Sheri Risaliti

CURRENT CITY:   Jackson Township

HOMETOWN:   Al - Ebensburg PA, Sheri - Air Force brat (nowhere and everywhere)

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN LISTENING TO WKSU?:   Al - 1990s, Sheri - late 1970s

WHAT PROMPTED YOU TO BECOME A WKSU MEMBER?:   Could finally afford it

WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PROGRAM ON WKSU?:   Al - Wait Wait... Don’t Tell Me!, Sheri - The Moth Radio Hour

WHAT TIME OF DAY IS "YOUR TIME" TO LISTEN TO WKSU?:   All day long!

IF YOU WERE TRAPPED IN AN ELEVATOR WITH SOMEONE YOU HEAR ON WKSU, WHO WOULD BE YOUR FIRST PICK?:   Al - Terry Gross, Sheri - David Sedaris

CAN YOU NAME A SPECIAL MEMORY YOU HAVE OF LISTENING TO WKSU?:   Little Elf! Little Elf!

IF YOU WERE GOING TO GIVE YOUR PET A NAME INSPIRED BY WKSU, WHAT WOULD IT BE?:   Cokie

CAN YOU NAME ALL OF THE DEVICES YOU USE TO LISTEN TO WKSU?:   Home radio, car radio, home HD radio, online computer, online iPhone

Make a donation and become a WKSU members like Sheri and Al!