Elaine Diehl


Elaine is one of the newest members of WNKU's on-air staff.  Like many of our hosts, Elaine began working at the station as a volunteer, answering phones and eating doughnuts during Fund Drives.  She began her on-air life as a sub and in June 2011 stepped into the morning music show.  Elaine is a CEA-nominated/CAMMY Award-winning vocalist with her band, Elaine and the Biscaynes, The Bromwell-Diehl Band and Lee's Junction Big Band.

Studio Archives
12:04 pm
Thu February 5, 2015

Audio Archive: Noah Wotherspoon Live & Unplugged

Elaine Diehl and Noah Wotherspoon

Noah Wotherspoon is one of the finest blues guitarists around. His band took 2nd place at this year's International Blues Challenge. You can see what all the fuss is about at this weekend's Winter Blues Fest, and then again at Show Your Love: A Benefit for WNKU on February 20th and 21st (buy tickets here). 

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In the Studio
2:21 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Mia Carruthers in Studio with Elaine Diehl

Mia Carruthers in studio
Aaron Sharpe

Mia Carruthers visited WNKU on May 17th to discuss her latest music with Elaine Diehl! Mia graduated from the School for Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati and is a local singer-songwriter. Listen here, in case you missed it!

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In the Studio
2:04 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

Bootsy & Patty Collins drop by the Studio

Bootsy sees WNKU in the stars
The Enquirer/Cara Owsley

Cincinnati Funk icon, Bootsy Collins, and his wife, Patty, talk with Elaine Diehl about the Bootsy Collins Foundation and the 2012 New Year's Eve party at Turfway Park.

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In the Studio
11:21 am
Thu August 30, 2012

Charlie Mars In Studio at WNKU

Charlie Mars joined Elaine Diehl in the WNKU studio on August 30th, 2012. Check out what he had to say, here!

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In the Studio
3:30 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Jayne Sachs Graces WNKU's Studio

Jayne Sachs, our neighbor in Dayton, Ohio was able to visit WNKU's studio before performing at PNC's Acoustic Thursday on Fountain Square. WNKU's Elaine Diehl enjoyed her music, as well as her company. The two discuss the wonderful world of songwriting, and the effects of motherhood on motivation, and writer's block.  

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In the Studio
3:21 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Sara Watkins Visits WNKU

Sara Watkins  stopped by the WNKU studio with her brother Sean to play a few songs from her new album,  Sun Midnight Sun. She is on tour currently in support of her second solo release after 20 years with Nickel Creek. Sara even did some work on John Mayer's new album, Born and Raised, released this May.

In the Studio
12:05 pm
Tue May 22, 2012

Chuck Prophet Live at WNKU

Chuck Prophet stopped by WNKU's Studio to share some jams with Elaine Diehl. "The Man With the Sexy Voice" brought along wife, Stephanie Finch, to discuss Chuck's latest album, "Temple Beautiful". We were able to squeeze in a couple laughs with this care-free personality.

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In the Studio
3:22 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

Mike Doughty Visits WNKU

Mike Doughty stopped by WNKU's studio and played a few special songs in the AM hours with Elaine Diehl.  Mike is a world-renowned solo artist and former lead singer-songwriter of Soul Coughing.

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In the Studio
4:31 pm
Tue January 17, 2012

Paul Cebar In The Studio

Elaine Deihl visits with Paul Cebar in the studio at WNKU on January 13, 2012.