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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Author/Sportscaster Clare Balding
1:30 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Growing up with horses

On this Derby Day, Mark Perzel talks with Clare Balding, and award-winning sports broadcaster from the BBC who was proclaimed a “national treasure” after her work on the London Olympic Games. She has written her memoir, My Animals and Other Family. She talks about her championship horse trainer father and the hundreds of horses who were literally a part of the family, and as the only girl, how she ranked behind her brother and the horses while growing up.

Repair Affair
1:31 am
Fri April 26, 2013

People Working Cooperatively's Jock Pitts

Jock Pitts, the president and CEO of People Working Cooperatively, is in the studio with Mark Perzel to discuss some additional results from the comprehensive Cadmus Group Study that shows the community and economic impact of PWC’s approach to repairing and upgrading the homes of elderly or needy residents. He also has information about the upcoming Repair Affair and how people can get involved with this region-wide event.

"Back to Eden"
1:31 am
Fri April 26, 2013

The benefits of native plants

Monday was Earth Day, and one way to help preserve the landscape and soil is to maintain, and in some cases, resurrect, the native plants that once existed in all regions of the planet. A new book, Back to Eden: Landscaping with Native Plants provides information and instruction on starting a native plant garden, how to make a rain garden, dealing with pests and how to avoid using fertilizers. The author, Dr. Frank Porter, joins Mark Perzel on the phone to discuss the many benefits of using native plants.

Business Training
1:30 am
Fri April 26, 2013

SpringBoard registration open

In just a few short years, the SpringBoard program, launched by ArtWorks, have become a highly sought after business training program for artists and creative entrepreneurs. SpringBoard coordinator Caitlin Behle joins Mark Perzel in the studio to discuss some of the success of the program, and to provide details on the current application process for two summer sessions of its small business course.

Getting a Job
1:31 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Career Expert Andrea Kay

Finding a job is more difficult now than ever before. The rules for job hunting keep changing and the competition is more intense. Career expert Andrea Kay has a new book out to help with the process.

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