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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StateImpact Ohio
11:51 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Looking for a new School Superintendent - Again

Stan Heffner and Debe Terhar sit next to each other at the State Board of Education meeting last summer that approved Heffner as the state's top education official.
Ida Lieszkovszky / StateImpact Ohio

The Ohio State Board of Education finds itself once again looking for a new Superintendent. StateImpact Ohio's Ida Lieszkovszky reports:

StateImpact Ohio

Ohio Wineries
11:36 am
Mon August 20, 2012

Ohio's Wineries are Loving the Heat

http://www.tasteohiowines.com

Despite the hot, dry Summer which has affected many crops in the Midwest, Ohio's wine grape harvest this year appears to be one of the best in recent history. Bill Rice of Ohio Public radio station, WCPN reports:

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Curator Lynn Ambrosini
3:00 am
Sun August 19, 2012

French Paintings at the Taft Museum of Art

by Claude Monet

Until September 16, visitors to the Taft Museum of Art have the opportunity to enjoy Old Masters to Impressionists: Three Centuries of French Painting from the Wadsworth Athenaeum. Curator Lynn Ambrosini talks about the exhibition and who some of those old masters are in a conversation with Mark Perzel.

Author Jeffrey Brown
3:00 am
Sun August 19, 2012

Darth Vader and Son

"Darth Vader and Son" by Jeffery Brown

Mark Perzel welcomes Jeffrey Brown, who has written and illustrated a charming book, Darth Vader and Son, which takes an amusing look at what would happen if Darth Vader took an active parenting role with 4 year old Luke Skywalker

XU Entrepreneurship
3:00 am
Sat August 18, 2012

Xavier University's X-LAB

Entrepreneurs are a growing force in our economy, so Xavier University has started X-LAB (Xavier Launch a Business), a competition between creative minds to earn mentoring from Xavier’s faculty, students and others with the expertise to help launch their idea. Mark Perzel learns more about this opportunity from Dr. Joe Carter, director of Xavier’s Entrepreneurial Center.

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