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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May 23, 2013
9:50 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Impact Cincinnati: Military Veterans and Families

Tony Kohl, Kelly Knox and Howard Wilkinson in the WVXU studios

From World War II through Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War, Iraq and Afghanistan, there are now approximately 23 million military veterans in the United States, with 1.7 million of them calling the tri-state home. Many vets need, and deserve, help with finding a job, education, and medical attention, but the process can often be complicated and time-consuming. 

Join us Thursday morning May 23 at 9:20, as we discuss the concerns and issues of veterans and their families. Impact Cincinnati, on 91.7, WVXU. 

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May 19, 2013
1:31 am
Fri May 17, 2013

The Big Story

The Hamilton County Board of Elections recently had another meeting pertaining to cases of voter fraud.  WVXU's Ann Thompson speaks with Maryanne Zeleznik about those meetings.

May 16, 2013
12:35 pm
Mon May 13, 2013

Impact Cincinnati: Cycling in Greater Cincinnati

Jason Reser, Melissa McVay and Dan Korman in the WVXU studios

Many people ride bicycles for fun and exercise, but a growing number of Greater Cincinnatians are also choosing cycling as their main mode of transportation. One survey found commuting by bike has increased two-hundred percent here in the last decade.

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May 12, 2013
1:31 am
Fri May 10, 2013

The Big Story

May 9th is National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day. Maryanne Zeleznik speaks with Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Vice President of Clinical Services, Dr. Diana McIntosh, and JOURNEY to Successful Living Project Director Carolyn Jones about mental health programs for children and National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day. 

Joe Steger
8:14 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

UC President Emeritus Joe Steger dies

University of Cincinnati President Emeritus Joe Steger
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The University of Cincinnati's 24th President, Joseph Steger, has died.  Steger led the university from July 1984 through September 2003.  A release from the university says his 19 year term is the second longest in UC's history. 

Steger came to UC in 1982 as Senior Vice President and Provost, recruited by then-president Henry Winkler. At the time, he was director of organizational development and human resources for Colt Industries. 

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