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
4:00 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Moving from "Carol" to "Miles Ahead," the works of the Greater Cincinnati & NKY Film Commission

  Rainman. “Traffic. “The Ides of March.

Greater Cincinnati has had a leading role in dozens of major motion pictures. And film crews had just wrapped up “Carol,” starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, when we learned that “Miles Ahead will be filmed here this summer. The movie about jazz innovator and trumpeter Miles Davis will star Don Cheadle. Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Film Commission Executive Director Kristen Erwin Schlotman and Lenore Zerman, one of the producers on Miles Ahead, talk about why our region is attractive to movie producers and what the film industry means to the local economy.

Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
4:00 am
Tue June 24, 2014

The difficult and complex issues surrounding women's body images

  Studies show that by age six, many girls start to express concerns about their weight or about becoming too fat. Sadly, these concerns can lead to bulimia, anorexia and other eating disorders which affect more than twenty-four million people in the United States, with young women the most at risk. Exposed to media images of thin female models and actresses along with mothers and other role models in their lives who obsess about their weight, young girls quickly develop problems with how they view their own bodies.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
4:00 am
Mon June 23, 2014

A new approach to assessing levels of dimentia, including Alzheimer's

The Gems & Dimentia, Including Alzheimer's

  

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
4:00 am
Fri June 20, 2014

The 2014 World Piano Competition begins June 22 at CCM

  Twenty-four of the world's best pianists will be in Cincinnati next week for the 2014 World Piano Competition. Designed to promote and celebrate the art of classical piano music, the competition is held annually at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and attracts applicants from across the globe. Joining us to talk about the competition are U.C. College-Conservatory of Music Director of Summer Programs Sara Danner Dukic and World Piano Competition Executive Director Mark Ernster. The Opening Draw party is Sunday, June 22 and the competition runs through June 28. For more information, go to 2014 World Piano Competition.

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