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.


7:30 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Parking Plan announced for Horseshoe Casino

Horseshoe Casino customers will be able to park for free from six at night to six in the morning when the casino opens March 5th. 

In a release, the casino says you can also park for free on weekends.  Weekday parking will be free for guests who play slots or table games for 30 minutes or an hour of poker or spend at least $25 in a restaurant or gift shop.  Otherwise hourly rates will cost from a dollar for the first hour to a daily maximum of 14 dollars.  Hotel shuttles will also be available.

8:54 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Howard Wilkinson's Weekly Political Chat

Howard Wilkinson, WVXU political reporter
Credit photo by Michael Keating

This week WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about Cincinnati City Council, Cecil Thomas says he'll leave his seat early and would like his wife to take over his position.

4:00 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Groundbreaking for New Transitional Care Center in Cold Spring

Groundbreaking is set for this morning for a new center that will specialize in long-term nursing care and short-term rehabilitative care in Cold Spring.  Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear will be among the officials on hand at the new site of the Coldspring Transitional Care Center. 

A release from Carespring Health Care Management says the facility will bring more than 200 new skilled jobs to the area.  The $24-million project is set to open in the fall of 2014. 

Impact Cincinnati
2:59 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

Impact Cincinnati for February 21, 2013

Rob Hans, Tom Gabelman and Steve Mary in the WVVXU Studios

The Brent Spence Bridge has been deemed functionally obsolete, and planning for its replacement has been going on for several years. New bridge designs, possible locations, and various funding options have been discussed for the estimated $2.7 billion project.

Join us Thursday morning February 21 at 9:20, as we get an update on the Brent Spence replacement project. You can send your questions or comments to We’re also on Facebook and Twitter. Impact Cincinnati, on 91.7, WVXU. 

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February 17, 2013
12:31 am
Fri February 15, 2013

The State of The State Preview

Maryanne Zeleznik talks with Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen about what to expect in this year's State of the State address by Governor John Kasich.