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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April 6, 2013
1:30 am
Fri April 5, 2013

The Week in Review

Jay Hanselman looks back at some of the week's top stories in The Week in Review.

Cincinnati budget
5:19 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Cincy Council discuss options for city budget

Jay Hanselman

Can Cincinnati balance its next budget without money from a proposed parking lease or massive layoffs?  The answer to that question depends on who you ask.  

City administrators say it's mathematically impossible to balance without one or the other.  

But some Council Members disagree.  P.G. Sittenfeld said during a special meeting Thursday there are options.

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Government Reporting
3:30 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Best Government Reporting

1. Cincinnati's Police Chief says a newly released audit of the agency will save money.  But James Craig isn't ready to put a dollar amount on the savings yet.  W-V-X-U's Jay Hanselman reports...

2.Construction on Cincinnati's newest fire station is already underway in Westwood.  A groundbreaking ceremony was held today (yesterday).  W-V-X-U's Jay Hanselman reports officials say it will improve public safety and residents say they hope it will spur other economic development...

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city parking
2:19 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Appeals court schedule for Cincy parking plan

An appeals court is scheduled to hear oral arguments on Cincinnati's parking lease May 6th. 


The First District Court of Appeals released a filing Wednesday with the schedule for the case.


The city will have to have submit its brief by April 19th and lawyers representing the residents who oppose the parking plan will have to respond by April 29th. 


The court also said those briefs could be no more than 20 pages long.  That split the difference between the two sides.  The city had suggested a 15 page limit and the opposing lawyers wanted 25. 

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Transportation projects
11:07 am
Wed April 3, 2013

SB471 construction starts April 12th

The Daniel Carter Beard Bridge on I-471
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If your evening commute involves Southbound 471 get ready for orange barrels. 

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet spokeswoman Nancy Wood says construction work is set to begin on April 12th. 

It's a continuation of a project started last year, when the northbound side of the interstate was rebuilt. 

Contractors will be working to remove deteriorated concrete from three lanes, shoulders and all exit and entrance ramps.  It also involves repairing and replacing the surfaces on bridge decks including the Daniel Carter Beard, or Big Mac bridge. 

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