Jay Hanselman

Reporter and Co-Host of Cincinnati Edition

Jay Hanselman brings more than 10 years experience as a news anchor and reporter to 91.7 WVXU. He came to WVXU from WNKU, where he hosted the local broadcast of All Things Considered.  Hanselman has been recognized for his reporting by the Kentucky AP Broadcasters Association, the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and the Ohio AP Broadcasters.

Hanselman covers Cincinnati City Hall for WVXU and co-hosts Cincinnati Edition on Thursday afternoons at 1:00 pm.

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Cincinnati government
2:26 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

2013 Best Coverage of Government award

Best coverage of government award for material produced in 2013.

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minority inclusion
4:44 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Plans to make sure more minorities get Cincinnati contracts

Jay Hanselman

UPDATE:

Mayor John Cranley said this morning he has enough votes on city council to spend $175,000 on a consultant to study the city's minority contracting and set up an Office for Minority Inclusion at City Hall.

Cincinnati's record for awarding city contracts to African-American and female-owned businesses is not good and has been criticized for years.

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domestic partners
11:08 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Cincinnati could soon have domestic partner registry

Council Member Chris Seelbach, Mayor Cranley and five other council members are supporting setting up a domestic partner registry.  

Seelbach said the city already has such a system for its own employees.

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City parking
5:41 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Cincy Council could vote Wednesday on latest parking plan

Cincinnati council and administrators spent much time last year negotiating and defending in court a parking lease with the Port Authority.  Now a new Council is ready to vote on a motion to undo that plan and replace it with something different.

City Council will likely vote Wednesday on a couple motions related to parking in the city.  The Neighborhood Committee approved the items Tuesday.  

Council member Kevin Flynn supported the proposals.

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flood protection
4:00 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Lunken flood levee was not a "quiet" decision

Lunken Airport
City of Cincinnati

A newspaper report last weekend suggested Cincinnati officials allowed the federal government to quietly decertify a flood levee protecting Lunken Airport and nearby homes and businesses without telling city council or the affected property owners.

But testimony from city officials and documents suggest the process was anything but quiet.  Council's Budget and Finance Committee heard about the Lunken flood levee during a meeting last Tuesday.  

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