Mark Heyne

Reporter and Host of Cincinnati Edition & All Things Considered

Mark 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.

Heyne hosts Cincinnati Edition Wednesday afternoons at 1:00 pm and All Things Considered Monday through Friday.


Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Pakistani journalist shares her thoughts of Cincinnati

Journalist Fasiha Sharif on assignment here from Pakistan
WVXU, by Mark Heyne


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Measles outbreak
5:51 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Ohio is the focal point for largest measles outbreak in 20 years

Local health departments are keeping an eye out in case the measles spreads into the Cincinnati area.  So far, the closest case is Highland County involving an infant whose family traveled to north-central Ohio, where several counties are experiencing an outbreak of the virus.  

The Hamilton County Health Department's Director of Nursing and Disease Prevention, Pat Allingham, says the Centers For Disease Control website is tracking cases across the nation:

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Tire Amnesty
3:12 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Boone County holds tire disposal program

Boone County residents are able to get rid of their old tires now through Saturday as the county hosts the Tire Amnesty.

There's no limit on how many you can bring in and they can be on or off the rim. Foam filled tires, off-road construction and equipment tires, and solid tires with pressed-on rims or tires larger than tractor size won't be taken.

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Cincinnati Edition
4:00 am
Wed June 11, 2014

The growing uses of virtual environments

Example of a computer generated 3D image for use in medicine

  Computer-generated virtual environments have been commonly used in training programs for first responders, pilots, and members of the military. But they also have a wide variety of other potential uses, from industry to medicine. Joining us to discuss the educational and practical applications of virtual environments, 3D modeling and virtual reality software are Chris Collins, project manager at the University of Cincinnati Center for Simulations & Virtual Environments Research; Dr. Michael Richardson, associate professor at the UC Center for Cognition, Action, and Perception;  and Dr. Adam Kiefer, TEAM VR Laboratory director at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center’'s Division of Sports Medicine.

Cincinnati Edition
5:00 am
Fri June 6, 2014

D-Day: 70 Years Later


“Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen of the Allied Expeditionary Force! You are about to embark upon the Great Crusade, toward which we have striven these many months.”

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