Mark Perzel

Host of The Book Club @ 91.7

Mark Perzel hosts The Book Club @ 91.7 Saturday mornings at 7:00 am. 

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, and Love 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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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.

Every Citizen a Diplomat
1:31 am
Fri September 28, 2012

TedxCincinnati on October 4

TedxCincinnati

“Every Citizen is a Diplomat” is the theme for the October 4 TedxCincinnati at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Presented in conjunction with the Sister Cities International meeting in Cincinnati, the event features speakers Bob Herring from Nativity School, Carlos Reyes from Young Americans for Diplomatic Leadership in Washington, D.C. and others.

Northside Community Council
1:31 am
Fri September 28, 2012

Northside House Tour 2012

The 2012 Northside House Tour, presented by the Northside Community Council, starts at noon Sunday and includes many homes and businesses that have remodeled and refurbished, showing the possibilities that exist in some of Cincinnati’s older neighborhoods. The tour begins at Churches Active in Northside (4230 Hamilton Avenue)…check the website for all the ticket information.

Reading, Writing, Self-Expression
1:30 am
Fri September 28, 2012

WordPlay Open in Northside

The Northside neighborhood is now home to WordPlay, a 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.

In the new Cincinnati Magazine
1:30 am
Fri September 28, 2012

"An Abandoned and Malignant Heart"

Cincinnati Magazine - October 2012

Cincinnati Magazine’s Associate Managing Editor Amy Brownlee has a fascinating article in the October issue about the 2009 murder of 17 year-old Travis White in Covington, and his 14 year-old girlfriend, Emily Ball, who was found guilty for arranging the murder. Mark Perzel and the writer discuss the background of this case and what may happen in early October when Ball, who is now 18, has a state-mandated resentencing hearing.

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