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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June 1, 2013
5:30 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion

Mark Perzel delves into the business of cheap clothes with author Elizabeth Cline. Cline uncovers the true nature of cheap fashion and its impact on the economy and the environment in her new book Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion.

June 1, 2013
5:30 am
Fri May 31, 2013

The Gardener and the Grill

They're known as the BBQ Queens, but now they're focusing on the "garden to grill to table" movement. Mark Perzel has a conversation with Karen Adler, who along with Judith Fertig, wrote the new cookbook The Gardener and the Grill: The Bounty of the Garden Meets the Sizzle of the Grill.

Know Theatre Production
1:31 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Fringe Festival ready to kick off 10th year

Starting May 28, it’s the 10th anniversary of the Cincinnati Fringe Festival. It’s become one of the fastest growing and most popular stops on the fringe circuit, and this year will provide 12 days of unique, creative, and provocative theater, dance, art and more. Producing Artistic Director Eric Vosmeier joins Mark Perzel with a preview of what to look for at this year’s Fringe Festival.

Visit Tower A
1:31 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Cincinnati Railroad Club based at Union Terminal

A view from Tower A

Here’s a great adventure for train lovers of all ages…a visit to Tower A, overlooking all the train tracks that come in and out of Union Terminal, home of the Cincinnati Museum Center. The men and women of the Cincinnati Railroad Club are always in Tower A during the museum hours to talk trains with every visitor. John Rockwell and Jack Haap from the club join Mark Perzel to talk about their love of trains and some of the amazing history of rail transportation here in Cincinnati.

Cincinnati USA
1:30 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Summer fun in Cincinnati from Linda Antus

Memorial Day weekend means the start of summer vacations, and before you plan on leaving town, listen to what Linda Antus, president and CEO of the Cincinnati USA Regional Tourism Network, tells Mark Perzel about everything that will be going on in and around Cincinnati this summer. You might want to consider visiting some of the local attractions and events, even invite friends and family to join you.

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