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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Northern Kentucky University
12:21 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

NKU will become tobacco-free campus

***Update***

The Northern Kentucky University Board of Regents voted unanimously Wednesday to direct the adoption of a tobacco-free campus policy. The board’s action authorizes NKU President Geoffrey Mearns to develop the details of the policy and to appoint a Tobacco-Free Campus Task Force to develop recommendations for the transition and the policy’s implementation. The transition process will include students, faculty, staff and could take up to 18 months

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Politics
9:02 am
Mon January 7, 2013

Howard Wilkinson Political Chat

Michael Keating

In this week's chat, WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson, talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about Ohio's senators both being appointed to the Senate Finance Committee and his thoughts about what we can expect from Kentucky Congressman Thomas Massie and Ohio's new Congressman, Brad Wenstrup.




*Correction:  I mistakenly said that Brad Wenstrup had not voted on legislation yet - he voted no on Hurricane Sandy relief. My apologies. - Howard..

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Impact Cincinnati
9:26 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Impact Cincinnati for January 10, 2013

Geoffrey Mearns and Santa Ono in the WVXU studios

The University of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky University are very different in history, size and scope, but both focus on providing students with an exceptional higher learning experience. And both universities have recently undergone a change in leadership.


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Local News
4:00 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Local Girls Scouts Featured on Cookie Box

Double Dutch Cookie snack bar box

Girl Scout cookies go on sale in Cincinnati today and you can see two local girl scouts featured on the box of a new snack bar.  The girls from the Comet Skippers, a Mason-based jump rope team were chosen to be featured on the Double Dutch Snack Bar box.  


Quinn Robinson is a fifth grader at Mason Intermediate School and Ally Astles is a seventh grader at Mason Middle School.  They are the featured jumpers on the box.  Sarah Cramer, a ninth grader at William Mason High School is the left jump rope turner on the snack bar wrapper. 

January 6, 2013
12:31 am
Fri January 4, 2013

A Rough Week for John Boehner

Maryanne Zeleznik and Howard Wilkinson discuss the recent past, and what lies ahead for House Speaker John Boehner.


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