Watch the story of Kimberly Collett, the person who revived a Dayton icon. Hear how she transformed the WYMPEE into a locally sourced Mediterranean restaurant called Olive, an urban dive.

produced, directed, recorded & photographed by
Liz Cambron

additional camera
Steven Bognar

edited by
Liz Cambron & Eric Risher

original music by
Lab Partners

radio story produced by
Liz Cambron

special thanks
Kimberly Collett


Reinvention Stories

senior producers
Steven Bognar & Julia Reichert

interactive producer

Rachel Dangerfield

associate producers
Emily Evans & Sarah Buckingham

WYSO webmaster
Juilet Fromholt

executive producer, WYSO
Neenah Ellis

executive editor, Localore
Noland Walker

executive producer, AIR
Sue Schardt

Reinvention Stories is a collaborative transmedia project from Dayton, Ohio, created by a team of filmmakers, WYSO 91.3, AIR and Zeega, as part of LOCALORE, a national public media initiative of AIR, the Association of Independents in Radio, in collaboration with Zeega, with principal funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Additional support for this project from the MacArthur Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ohio Arts Council, the Yellow Springs Community Foundation, the Sundance Institute Documentary Fund and Wright State University’s Center of Excellence in Collaborative Education, Leadership and Innovation in the Arts.

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