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
10:48 pm
Sun April 27, 2014

Controversial Contract Causes Catholic School Teachers to Consider Options

Human Rights Campaign members carry petitions to Archbishop Dennis Schnurr asking for teacher contract revision
Cheri Lawson

A new employment contract for Catholic school teachers has created controversy and pushed one group to start organizing a labor union.

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News from WNKU
11:26 am
Fri April 25, 2014

Psychologist Dr Richard Sears Teaches Mindfulness to Help Relieve Stress

Dr Richard Sears
Dr. Sears

Ongoing stress and anxiety can be a challenge. A Cincinnati psychologist recommends  mindfulness as a powerful tool to help.

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News from WNKU
5:00 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Thousands Observe Unique Cincinnati Good Friday Ritual

Praying the Steps on Good Friday to Holy Cross-Immaculata in Mt. Adams
Cheri Lawson

Praying the Steps leading to a Mt. Adams church on Good Friday is a tradition in Cincinnati that's more than 150 years old.

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News from WNKU
10:43 am
Sat April 12, 2014

Five Time Grammy Winner and Legendary Guitarist Robert Cray Releases In My Soul

  Five time grammy award winner and legendary guitarist, Robert Cray, recently released his 17th studio album, IN MY SOUL.WNKUs Cheri Lawson talked with Cray who’s scheduled to be in Cincinnati at the Taft Theater July 1st with John Hiatt.

CL: Robert, Congrats on another CD, In My Soul, another one that draws listeners in. Out of the ten song collection which one are you absolutely attached to?

RC: I don’t think there’s just one. We’re playing a lot of the songs on stage right now and we’re just havin’ fun with everyone. For us it’s new and we’re groovin’ on all of it.

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News from WNKU
1:11 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Making Kites at Happen Inc. for Northside Kite Fly...this Saturday!

Debbie Von Bokern displays kites at Happen Inc.
Cheri Lawson

The American Kite Flyers Association has declared April, National Kite Month. And Saturday, April 5th, Cincinnati’s Northside neighborhood is hosting a Kite Fly for all. Kids and adults are welcomed to make a kite at Happen Inc. in Northside before the big Kite Fly.

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News from WNKU
7:34 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Tradition Always Wins on Opening Day in Cincinnati

Cincinnati Reds Players after warming up Opening Day 2014
Cheri Lawson

Win or Lose Opening Day in Cincinnati will always be special to Reds fans and the team.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports.

 

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News from WNKU
4:30 am
Mon March 31, 2014

The National Film, Mistaken for Strangers, Opens at Esquire Theatre

Courtesy, The National

Cincinnati native and lead singer of The National, Matt Berninger, is coming home tonight with little brother Tom. The duo will answer questions at the Esquire Theater about their new rockumentary, Mistaken for Strangers, produced by Tom.  The film is getting positive reviews.


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News from WNKU
12:15 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Teddy Kremer is Ready to Ride in the Opening Day Parade as Honorary Grand Marshal

Teddy Kremer
Cheri Lawson

Fans line the streets of downtown Cincinnati every year for the Findlay Market Opening Day parade . A guy who became a fan favorite last year is riding in the 3rd car.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports

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News from WNKU
11:52 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Oil Spill Clean Up in Colerain Township Continues

Sunoco Logistics/Mid-Valley contractors removing oil from pond using skimmers
courtesy EPA

The clean up effort and investigation are underway at Oak Glen Nature Preserve near Cincinnati . WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports thousands of gallons of crude oil leaked from an interstate pipeline. 

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News from WNKU
10:02 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Shoot Out the Lights Ready to Release New Record

Shoot Out The Lights new record
courtesy Shoot Out The Lights

“Let’s Get Lost”, is the title of the new CD by Cincinnati based , Shoot Out the Lights.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with a few members of the band and got a preview of the new record . The release party is happening Friday, March 14th at Northside Tavern in Cincinnati's Northside neighborhood

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