Mark Perzel

Host of Cincinnati Edition

Mark Perzel hosts 91.7 WVXU’s Cincinnati Edition on Monday afternoons at 1:00 pm. 

In addition, he can be heard weekday evenings hosting classical music on 90.9 WGUC.  He is also known throughout the public radio industry for inventive, award-winning holiday programs like Tunes from the Crypt, Tunes from the Crypt Goes to the Movies, Feast for the Ears, andLove Greetings.

Mark has worked in the radio industry for more than thirty years. He began in the business when he was a teenager in Charlotte, North Carolina, volunteering for a public radio station.   He attended the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, majoring in broadcasting and minoring in violin performance.

He has performed speaking parts with performing organizations throughout the tri-state including the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Opera Theatre, and the Linton Chamber Music Series, and done voiceover work for numerous commercials and industrial videos.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Dorothea Lange, American Photographer

Book by Elizabeth Partridge shows photographer's outstanding works.
Provided, elizabethpartridge.com

  Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning celebrates one of the twentieth century’s most important photographers, Dorothea Lange. The companion to a PBS American Masters episode that will air later this year, the book offers an intimate view into the life and work of one of our most cherished documentary photographers.

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Cincinnati Edition
7:30 am
Sun February 2, 2014

Reducing Infant Mortality

Premature birth is the leading cause of infant death
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Cincinnati Edition
7:30 am
Sun February 2, 2014

Cincinnati's Irish Heritage

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Observatory Celebrates Galileo's Birthday

  Inventing telescopes, pumps, and other mechanical devices, discovering moons, dropping things off buildings, running afoul of  The Inquisition, Galileo Galilei was a true Renaissance man. He was born on February 15, 1564, and the Cincinnati Observatory has something special planned for his 450th  birthday.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Wintertime Birding and Project FeederWatch

Feeder station at the Cincinnati Nature Center show region's variety of birds.
Provided, Cincinnati Nature Center

  Our region is home to a wide range of interesting birds, and a migratory route for many others. And winter is the perfect time to view and enjoy them, either out in the woods or in your own backyard. But can you tell a Tufted Titmouse from a Black Junco or White-breasted Nuthatch?

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