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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Gay Marriage
5:31 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Senator Rob Portman now supports gay marriage

U.S. Senator Rob Portman
Official Portrait

CNN is reporting Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio now supports gay marriage.  Portman says he's had a change of heart since learning one of his sons is gay.  See the story here. 

In an editorial in the Columbus Dispatch, Portman writes:

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March 17, 2013
1:31 am
Fri March 15, 2013

The New Pope

Maryanne Zeleznik speaks with Father Greg Friedman, O.F.M. about the newly-elected Pope Francis I.

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Cincinnati Parking
9:01 am
Mon March 11, 2013

Howard Wilkinson talks about Cincinnati Parking

Howard Wilkinson
photo by Michael Keating

In his weekly chat this morning, WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks with Maryanne Zeleznik about Cincinnati's plan to lease its parking facilities and why the issue has ended up in court.

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Impact Cincinnati
3:42 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Impact Cincinnati for March 14, 2013

Dr. Cricket Meehan, Julie Wilson and Dr. Cal Adler in the WVXU Studios.

When asked by University of Texas researchers, thirty percent of high school students admitted they had texted nude photos of themselves to others. Last month local authorities discovered more than 100 high school students were involved in sexting.

Join us Thursday morning March 14 at 9:20, as we explore this risky teen behavior, and how to help prevent it. You can send your questions or comments to impact@wvxu.org. We’re also on Facebook and Twitter. Impact Cincinnati, on 91.7, WVXU.

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weather
9:41 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Snow Pictures

walking dogs in the snow
Sarah Ramsey

The snow overnight caused many accidents and a number of schools to be closed or delayed, but it also provides many pretty pictures.  WVXU intern Sarah Ramsey took a look around.

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