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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Environment
3:45 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Fuel spill in Ohio River in Clermont County-portion of river closed

Update at 7:20 AM: Cincinnati's water intakes on the Ohio River are re-opened this morning following a diesel fuel spill yesterday at a Duke Energy Power Plant in New Richmond.  Water officials say the spill has passed through the Cincinnati area.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Tue August 19, 2014

Cincinnati now has Death Cafe for casual conversations about death and dying

  

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Tue August 19, 2014

Pre-planning your funeral an important family discussion

Cindy Maril of Arlington Memorial Gardens

  

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Cincinnati's National Underground Railroad Freedom Center celebrates its 10th Anniversary

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Provided, Freedom Center, by Farshid Assass, Assassi Productions

  The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is marking its tenth anniversary this month, it opened August 3, 2004. To commemorate its first decade, the Freedom Center is holding a series of special exhibitions and events this week, including the International Freedom Conductor Award Gala, where Nelson Mandela and Poland’'s former president Lech Walesa will be honored. The late Mr.

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Cincinnati Edition - 513-419-7100
2:30 am
Mon August 18, 2014

The closing of charter school VLT Academy from Brendan Keefe of Channel 9 news

Brendan Keefe
Provided, WCPO, Channel 9

  Charter Schools in Ohio have recently been at the center of intense controversy, and many schools are now under investigation by several agencies, including the FBI. Local charter school VLT Academy closed its doors last week due to lack of funds, leaving hundreds of parents to find another school for their children to attend this year. We look at the story behind the closing of VLT Academy with WCPO I-Team investigative reporter Brendan Keefe.

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