Impact Cincinnati

Every day life in Greater Cincinnati is impacted by ideas, decisions and debates throughout the tri-state community. Impact Cincinnati delved deeper into the issues and events taking place and shaping our community dialogue. Its final show aired May 30, 2013. Below you will find the programs broadcast since August, 2012.

An additional archive of past Impact Cincinnati programs can be found here.

For many of us, each new year brings a new resolve to lose weight and lead a healthier lifestyle. It’s not easy, but with the dramatic rise of obesity in the U.S., it’s critical we try.

Join us Thursday morning January 3 at 9:20, as we discuss the right way to lose weight and eat better. You can send your questions to impact@wvxu.org. We’re also on Twitter. Impact Cincinnati, on 91-7, WVXU.


One of the fastest growing segments of the homeless population is families with children, nationally and here in Greater Cincinnati. During the recent recession many parents have become homeless suddenly and unexpectedly, and now struggle to take care of their children while trying to get back on their feet.

Our guests on Impact Cincinnati this week are Executive Director of Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Cincinnati, Georgine Getty, and Family Promise of Northern Kentucky Executive Director, Lisa Desmarais.

December 13, 2012

Greater Cincinnati has experienced a dramatic rise in heroin abuse over the last few years, with devastating results to addicts, their families and to the community. Heroin is responsible for an increase in crime, overdoses, and the need for prevention and treatment programs.

December 6, 2012

Going out to dinner should always be an enjoyable experience, and that’s especially true when friends and family gather to celebrate the holidays. If you’re looking for an evening to remember, or the perfect place to take out-of-town guests, Greater Cincinnati offers plenty of options.

Throughout the lives of many local residents, only one man has been in charge of policing in Hamilton County. But after 25 years, Simon Leis is retiring, and there will soon be a new sheriff in town. Jim Neil takes over as Hamilton County sheriff in January.

Tune in Thursday morning November 29 at 9:20 as we talk with Sheriff-Elect Jim Neil and Chief Deputy-Elect Mark Schoonover. You can send your questions to impact@wvxu.org. We’re also on Facebook and Twitter. Impact Cincinnati, on 91-7, WVXU.


Thanksgiving starts off the holiday season. And whether you’re a cook who sticks to your family’s traditional holiday meal, or you like to spice things up with new or unusual dishes, everyone can use a little help getting everything perfect for Thanksgiving.


The rise in obesity and sedentary lifestyles has resulted in an increase of diabetes in the United States, where as many as 25 million people now have the disease. And many say that number expected to double by 2025.

Join us Thursday morning November 8 at 9:20 as we look at  the causes and treatments of diabetes. Impact Cincinnati, on 91-7, WVXU. If you have questions for our panel, you can email them to impact@wvxu.org.

Our guests on Impact Cincinnati this week are Endocrinologist and Associate Professor at The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, Dr. Marzieh Salehi, American Diabetes Association Associate Direct

or of Mission Delivery for Cincinnati, Erin Crosby, and Director of the Cincinnati Diabetes and Obesity Center and Professor at UC College of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, Dr. Randy Seeley,

Guest Links:

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

American Diabetes Association

Cincinnati Diabetes and Obesity Center


After months of campaigning, with dozens of rallies, millions of dollars, and what seems like countless political ads, all targeted at Ohio voters, the focus on the state by both presidential campaigns is still intense.

Join us Thursday morning November 1 at 9:20 as we take a look at the candidates’ chances to win Ohio, and the presidency. Impact Cincinnati, on 91-7, WVXU. If you have questions for our panel, you can email them to impact@wvxu.org.

Along with winning the White House this November, both major political parties are also hoping to gain a majority in the US Senate. One key senatorial race is right here in Ohio, with incumbent Senator Sherrod Brown, a Democrat, running against Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel, a Republican.

Join us Thursday morning at 9:20 October 25 to hear what both candidates had to say in interviews with WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson.

With less than one month until the general election, the candidates, along with their campaigns and supporters, are pulling out all the stops to sway voters their way, especially in Ohio, a key, if not essential, prize in winning the presidency.

Join us Thursday morning at 9:20 October 18, as we gauge the current status of the presidential campaigns. You can send your questions to impact@wvxu.org. We’re also on Twitter. Impact Cincinnati, on 91.7, WVXU.

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