Highland Heights, Kentucky – The Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Film Commission has issued what is known in the movie business as a cattle call. But, as Executive Director Kristen Erwin tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg, this time it is not for extras. It is for homes and other kinds of buildings that could be used in future films that are shot in our area.
Highland Heights, Ky. – Singer-Songwriter David Olney has had his music recorded by the likes of Emmylou Harris, Johnny Cash, Linda Ronstadt and Steve Earle. But Olney performs himself - with over 20 albums under his belt. He played the Leo Coffeehouse as part of the Queen City Balladeers concert series. And, by phone from his Nashville home, Olney talked with WNKU's Craig Kopp about making great music - and not being famous
" Highland Heights, Ky." – Steven Beattie is the GLVC Men's soccer Player of the Week. The Norse are currently ranked number six nationally in division-two. And, Beattie the senior captain from Skerries Ireland says the team has a legitimate shot at the title. He stopped by the WNKU studios after practice to talk to Matt Kelley about this season and what brought him all the way from Ireland to play soccer for NKU
Highland Heights, Kentucky – A special kind of artist who splits his time between his home near Dayton, Ohio and Hollywood will give a lecture this evening at the Cincinnati Art Academy. J. Todd Anderson will talk about his work as a storyboard artist for dozens of motion pictures including "The Big Lebowski" and "No Country For Old Men" by the Coen Brothers. Anderson tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg that most movies go directly from a script to camera shots to create an image.
Highland Heights, Kentucky – Two years after a crippling wind storm hit the Cincinnati area, a team of Hamilton County planners and responders has unveiled a new Disaster Emergency Collaborative Plan. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.
Highland Heights, Kentucky – With the November elections approaching, it's the time of year when political signs sprout on lawns, buildings and seemingly everywhere else. Nancy Wood is with District Six of the state Transportation Cabinet in Northern Kentucky. Wood tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg that nearly all types of signs are prohibited on the state's right of way; and she wants to dissuade political workers from placing signs for candidates and issues along Kentucky's highways.
Highland Heights, Ky. – WWE champ John Cena was in Cincinnati as World Wrestling Entertainment brought its show to US Bank Arena. And Cena told WNKU's Craig Kopp that the WWE is a show. That's why he was confident enough in his acting to take a role in a new movie about amateur wrestling, "Legendary," in which he stars with veteran actors Patricia Clarkson and Danny Glover