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 2, 2013
5:32 am
Fri May 31, 2013

WordPlay

Credit wordplaycincy.org

The Northside neighborhood is home to WordPlay, a relatively new children’s literacy non-profit, giving neighborhood kids a place to go to ready, write and find new ways to express themselves. Libby Hunter, co-founder and executive director, is in-studio with Mark Perzel to discuss how WordPlay came into being and the organization’s mission and goals.

June 2, 2013
5:32 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Author Interview: A.G. Lafley

A.G. Lafley has just returned to his role as chairman and CEO of Procter & Gamble, His book, Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works, is his look at successful business practices from his years of corporate leadership and he shares some of his thoughts with Mark Perzel.

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.

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