Leila Goldstein [LY-luh GOLD-steen] is a contributor to WYSO. While working at the station she has covered the economic effects of grocery cooperatives, police reform efforts in Dayton and the local impact of the coronavirus pandemic on hiring trends, telehealth and public parks. She also reported Trafficked, a four part series on misinformation and human trafficking in Ohio.
You may have heard her work on the airwaves (or the internet) on Marketplace, NPR, New Hampshire Public Radio, Wondery and the Coney Island History Project. Prior to her work in radio she taught ESOL in New York City and Banda Aceh, Indonesia. She is a graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and Oberlin College. Leila grew up in Northern Virginia and has family roots in Dayton.