Maryanne Zeleznik

News Director and Morning Edition Host, Host of Cincinnati Edition

In 2005, Maryanne Zeleznik came to 91.7 WVXU from WNKU where she served as News and Public Affairs Director for 20 years. At WVXU she is responsible for all news and public affairs programming, covers daily news, produces local features, regularly contributes news stories to National Public Radio, and hosts Morning Edition Monday through Friday, and Cincinnati Edition on Tuesday afternoons at 1:00 pm.

Zeleznik has won numerous regional and national journalism awards including the Leo C. Lee Award for significant contributions to public radio news from the Public Radio News Directors Incorporated, as well as awards from Ohio Associated Press, Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and the Cincinnati Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

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Answers in Genesis
6:44 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Developers say they have funding for Ark Encounter

Mike Zorvath with park model
Marjorie Fox

Developers say the funding is in place to build phase one of a replica of Noah's Ark in Williamstown, Kentucky off I-75. 

President and CEO of Answers in Genesis (AIG) Ken Hamm, made the announcement last night during a webcast. Hamm says his recent debate with Bill Nye the Science Guy along with the media coverage of the soon to be released film "Noah" starring Russell Crowe have helped bring the Ark Encounter project attention.   

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Newport Aquarium
6:51 am
Wed February 26, 2014

Newport Aquarium studying why shark ray pups died

Sweet Pea is back on exhibit at the Newport Aquarium.
Ann Thompson WVXU

Update:

The executive director of the Newport Aquarium is optimistic that Sweet Pea will give birth again and when it happens he's confident his team will have more information about caring for shark ray pups. Eric Rose says the problem was they were not able to digest their food, and consequently did not put on weight. This was despite efforts to tube feed them with a paste of shrimp, fish and vitamins.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Vietnam Exhibit at Behringer-Crawford Museum

Exhibit at Behringer-Crawford Museum tells the stories of NKY VZietnam veterans
Provided, Behringer-Crawford Museum

  107 Northern Kentuckians lost their lives in combat in Vietnam.  An exhibit currently at the Behringer-Crawford Museum, “Vietnam: Our Story,” looks at the Vietnam experience through firsthand accounts of Northern Kentuckians who were involved in the conflict, both overseas and at home. Behringer-Crawford Museum Curator of Exhibits Tiffany Hoppenjans, Dr.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Eliminating Health Inequalities in Cincinnati

Educating the public and medical professionals about health inequalities in our region.

  The Center for Closing the Health Gap recently launched a campaign to raise awareness of inequalities throughout our region that cause vulnerable populations in Cincinnati to have poorer health and shorter life expectancies. Closing the Health Gap Founder and President Dwight Tillery  and Executive Director Renee Mahaffey Harris talk about the campaign and initiatives to eliminate health inequalities in greater Cincinnati.

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Howard Wilkinson weekly chat
8:53 am
Mon February 24, 2014

BOE to move to Mt. Airy and Governor Kasich prepares to deliver State of the State Address

Michael E. Keating

This week, Howard Wilkinson talks about last week's Ohio Secretary of State decision to move the Hamilton County Board of Elections to Mount Airy and previews

Governor John Kasich's State of the State Address tonight.

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