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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Mill Creek Valley Protection
1:30 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Western Wildlife Corridor

Western Wildlife Corridor

The Western Wildlife Corridor is working hard to improve the Ohio River Valley, specifically on the western side of Hamilton County. Stretching from Mill Creek near downtown to the Great Miami River bordering Indiana, one of the primary threats, according to WWC President Tim Sisson, is the prevalence of invasive plant species. Mark Perzel talks with Mr. Sisson about this and other threats, and how the WWC is working to improve this area of the county.

Historian/Author Donald Clare
1:30 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Rabbit Hash, Kentucky

"Rabbit Hash, Kentucky: River Born, Kentucky Bred" by Donald Clare

Rabbit Hash, Kentucky may be best known around here for their General Store or having a dog as mayor, but the town has a long and fascinating history.

Services for HIV/AIDS Individuals and Families
1:31 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Linda Seiter of Caracole

Caracole, serving Cincinnati for 25 years.

Linda Seiter, the executive director of Caracole, which provides housing and other support services for individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS, joins Mark Perzel to talk about their recent relocation to Northside, the services they provide, and the ongoing challenges faced by those with HIV/AIDS, despite the disease no longer being headline news.

City Wide Photography Celebration
1:30 am
Fri October 5, 2012

FotoFocus Happening Now

FotoFocus happens throughout Cincinnati until the end of October.

Mark Perzel welcomes to the studio James Crump, chief curator at the Cincinnati Art Museum and co-chair of the city-wide FotoFocus event, and the director of the FotoFocus organization, Mary Ellen Goeke. They discuss the origins of this festival of photographic arts and some of the many events happening this month.

Biking in Cincinnati
1:30 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Queen City Bike

Biking in Cincinnati is exploding as a way of saving on gas, protecting the environment and getting exercise. Nern Ostendorf, the director of Queen City Bike, a non-profit organization that promotes safe biking for a healthier environment and healthier citizens, discuss his organization and biking in Cincinnati with Mark Perzel.

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