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.


12:25 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Jimmy John's Coming to The Banks

Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches is coming to the Banks.  A release  from the development team of Carter and The Dawson Company says it will open in April on the south block of Freedom Way.   “The addition of Jimmy John’s helps round out the ‘something for everyone’ atmosphere at The Banks,” said Scott Stringer, Executive Vice President at Carter. “It will be another great option for those who are downtown looking for lunch or something quick.”

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6:28 am
Tue January 1, 2013

Nitrogen Leak in Camp Washington

No injuries after a nitrogen leak at Queen City Steel Treating Co. on Spring Grove Avenue.  The Cincinnati Fire Department reports a Medic Unit discovered the leak after returning from taking a patient to the hospital.  The leak created a vapor cloud that covered Spring Grove Avenue in Camp Washington and nearby residents were evacuated or sheltered on upper floors. 

The Cincinnati Police worked with the Fire Department to isolate the area and allow the nitrogen to evaporate. Spring Grove and nearby streets were closed until 6:00 A.M.

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8:57 am
Mon December 31, 2012

Howard Wilkinson's political Chat

WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about what the fiscal cliff talks could mean to House Speaker John Boehner and about some of the many races coming up in elections in 2014.

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December 23, 2012
12:31 am
Fri December 21, 2012

The Big Story

A look at one of the week's top stories with WVXU News Director Maryanne Zeleznik.

9:24 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Howard Wilkinson's Weekly Chat

This week WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about the 2014 Ohio's Governor's race and next year's Cincinnati City Council election.

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