Mark Heyne

Cincinnati Edition Host

Mark Heyne hosts Cincinnati Edition Monday through Friday at 1:00 pm.

Heyne's journalism experience in Greater Cincinnati spans more than 20 years and includes positions with WLW, WHIO, WMOH and Traffic Watch/News Watch. He has received awards from the Ohio Associated Press, Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, The Press Club of Ohio, and the Cincinnati Society of Professional Journalists.

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People may know Over-the-Rhine for its great restaurants and bars, but it has a history as rich as its exciting nightlife. The Over-the-Rhine Museum, slated to open in 2020 with a pop-up version available in 2016, will capture the community’'s extensive past with the help of local residents, historians, designers and business owners.

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Price Hill-based MYCincinnati (Music for Youth in Cincinnati) is a renowned free youth orchestra program for urban children. They learn violin, viola, cello or bass through a system that seeks social change. El Sistema, Venezuela’'s revolutionary youth orchestra program, inspired MYCincinnati. Composer-performer, teacher and violinist Eddy Kwon directs the program.


When it comes to your business, upholding the brand is key. Nowadays, anything posted online can affect how others perceive your company's brand. A lot of times, these negative comments are posted on social media accounts. The Better Business Bureau has some tips about how to maintain a good online reputation.

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When it comes to taking out loans for a car, higher education or other needs, it’'s imperative to be informed about the lending process. Otherwise, it’'s easy to fall into a debt trap, where one can end up in a spiral of increasing debt. Good practices can be difficult to discern when there are so many advertisements involving predatory lending.


With a Facebook bio that quotes infamous partier and performer Andrew W.K., Tinderbox knows how to show guests a good time. The “flexible-use venue and curated community allows people to come together, dance and have fun in a space separate from bar culture. These parties used to take place at “DIY” venues across town, but now happen at legal and safe, albeit interesting, spots that change each time. Tinderbox always draws huge, excited crowds.

Political outsiders Donald Trump and Ben Carson continue to lead the Republican field of candidates by wide margins, Hillary is polling far ahead of Bernie Sanders, though his numbers actually went up after the first Democratic debate. And now neither has to worry about Vice President Joe Biden jumping into the race.

Kentucky voters head to the polls next Tuesday to choose the commonwealth'’s next governor: businessman and Republican Matt Bevin, or Democrat and current Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway.

In his new book, The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis, Politico eHealth Editor Arthur Allen tells the true story of the battle against disease and genocidal ideology, told through the lives of microbiologists Rudolf Weigl and Ludwick Fleck, who fought typhus and cruelty from the Russian POW camps of WWI to the ghettos and concentration camps of Nazi-occupied Europe.

The film Trees in Trouble tells the story of America's urban and community forests,their history, their growing importance to our health, economy and environment - and the serious threats they now face. The film shows how community-wide efforts can save and protect our urban forests for future generations.

When most people in Greater Cincinnati refer to “"the river”" they usually mean the Ohio, but the Licking River also plays a vital role in our region'’s history, environment and economy. Senior Reporting Fellow with the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism, Andy Mead, spent more than a year on and off exploring the Licking River, from its beginnings in the mountains of Kentucky more than 300 miles south of Cincinnati, to where it flows into the Ohio. His seven-part series recently ran in the Northern Kentucky Tribune, an online publication of the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism.