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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Environment
7:14 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Rumpke to Build New Recycling Facility

Rumpke says it will build a 32-million dollar recycling center in Saint Bernard to replace its former facility destroyed by fire last year.


In a release the company says the facility will be 85-thousand square feet and will create one of the largest and most technologically advanced residential recycling systems in the U.S.  It will be capable of sorting up to 55 tons of material every hour, more than doubling the capabilities of the previous system.


Rumpke estimates the new facility will bring about 100 new jobs to St. Bernard.

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Local News
7:02 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Steps to US Bank Arena to close

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The steps from Pete Rose Way to the U-S Bank Arena will be closed today for replacement. A news release from the city says the new steps are to open in October. One lane of traffic on Pete Rose Way will be maintained.

 

 

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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