Cheri Lawson

Host and Reporter

 Cheri is a broadcast producer, anchor, reporter, announcer and talk show host with over 25 years of experience. For three years, she was the local host of Morning Edition on WMUB-FM at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Cheri produced and hosted local talk shows and news stories for the station for nine years. Prior to that, she produced and co-hosted a local talk show on WVXU, Cincinnati for nearly 15 years. Cheri has won numerous awards from the Public Radio News Directors Association, the Ohio and Kentucky Associated Press, and both the Cincinnati and Ohio chapters of the Society for Professional Journalists.

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News from WNKU
6:20 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Lily Tomlin is Bringing Her Act to Springfield , Ohio

One of America’s most recognizable comedians and actresses for over four decades is continuing to entertain audiences on the big screen and stage. 

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News from WNKU
11:09 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Final Tour of Princess Diana Exhibit Inspires Visitors at Cincinnati Museum Center

Princess Diana's Wedding Gown
Cheri Lawson

An award-winning exhibition chronicling the life of Diana, Princess of Wales opened  at Cincinnati Museum Center.

 It's the final stop for the exhibit that has toured the world for over a decade.

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News from WNKU
11:41 am
Sun February 9, 2014

UC Professor Leads Olympic Sled Design Team

skeleton sled
courtesy A2 Wind Tunnel

A University of Cincinnati professor led the design team that created the U.S. Olympic Team’s Skeleton Sled. 

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News from WNKU
10:34 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Bill Nye ,"The Science Guy" and Creation Museum Founder Ken Ham Debate Creationism vs Evolution

Bill Nye and Ken Ham at debate
courtesy Amy Harris

Despite the threat of an ice storm, an audience of hundreds turned out to hear Bill Nye The Science Guy debate the founder of Northern Kentucky’s Creation Museum.

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News from WNKU
12:09 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

Bill Nye ,"The Science Guy" to Debate Creation Museum Founder Ken Ham

Courtesy of Creation Museum

The debate over the belief in divine creation versus evolution will be played out Tuesday evening in Northern Kentucky.

WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports Bill Nye the Science Guy will face off with one of the most outspoken supporters of creationism.

Watch streaming video of the debate

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News from WNKU
8:39 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

The Anderson Ferry Closed for Two and a Half Days Due to Heavy Ice on the River

Anderson Ferry landing, Ohio side
Cheri Lawson

The Anderson Ferry on the Ohio River closed down for two and a half days because of heavy ice on the river. 

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News from WNKU
3:11 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Newport Aquarium's SharkRay, Sweet Pea, Gives Birth, Makes History

The Newport Aquarium's "Sweet Pea",the first shark ray to breed in a controlled environment, has given birth.WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports.

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News from WNKU
11:23 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Bill Nye 'the Science Guy' Scheduled to Debate Creation Museum Founder

Bill Nye

Reminiscent of the famous Scopes Monkey Trial, the debate over the belief in divine creation versus evolution will be played out again next month.

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News from WNKU
5:11 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Friars Bring Holiday Presence to the Mall

Father Jeffrey Scheeler talks with Dr. Jason Mattingly and his daughter Grace
Cheri Lawson

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