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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"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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"Hidden Cities"
1:31 am
Fri April 19, 2013

New book about Urban Exploration

Urban exploration is a term for seeking out those hidden gems within metropolitan areas…to see what others who live and work in a city may never see.

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Nature Conservancy
1:30 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Earth Day 2013

In celebration of this year’s Earth Day, Mark Perzel talks by phone with Josh Knights, executive director of The Nature Conservancy’s Ohio office about the state the environment in Ohio and their current Picnic for the Earth contest, encouraging visits to Ohio’s natural treasures.

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