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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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed April 30, 2014

Cincinnati Ballet Second Company

James Gilmer & Maizyalet Velázquez in Sacred Ground by Jodie Gates.
Provided, Cincinnati Ballet, by Peter Mueller

  WCPO Reporter for Arts & Culture Matt Peiken followed the Second Company of the Cincinnati Ballet between October 2013 and April 2014, documenting the path of six dancers working fulltime for no pay as they competed for contracts as apprentices. Matt Peikin and dancer Samantha Nagy-Chow join us to talk about the Second Company, and the documentary.

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Cincinnati Edition
8:00 am
Sun April 27, 2014

Gulp: Adventures On The Alimentary Canal

New book by Mary Roach explores the inside of each of us.
Provided, Mary Roach
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Cincinnati Edition
8:00 am
Sun April 27, 2014

Telling the Tales of Local Icons With Animation

Flaming Medusa Studios animates the stories of Cincinnati icons.
Provided, Flaming Medusa Studios
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Cincinnati Edition
8:00 am
Sun April 27, 2014

The High Cost of Cheap Fashion

Journalist Elizabeth Cline reveals the reality of cheap fashion.
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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Cincinnati Struts its Stuff in NYC

Cincinnati arts and business organizations are heading to New York City.
Provided, Cincy in NYC

The Cincinnati Symphony, Ballet, May Festival, CCM, most of the city’s major arts groups are joining members of the business community and heading to New York City for a week of performances and get-togethers. Cincy in NYC kicks off May 6, as Cincinnati struts its stuff in the Big Apple. Cincinnati Ballet Artistic Director & CEO Victoria Morgan, Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau Vice President for Communications & Strategic Development, Julie Calvert, and Trevor Hamilton, vice president of Economic Development with REDI Cincinnati, the regional economic development initiative directed by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, talk about what went into the effort, and what New Yorkers can expect to see and hear from the Queen City.

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