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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Local News
9:53 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Hospice of Hope Event Honors Parents Who Have Died

Hospice of Hope is a non-profit organization serving 6 counties in Kentucky and 6 counties in Ohio by providing end of life care. Saturday,May 12th in Maysville, Hospice of Hope is hosting a Parent’s Legacy Luncheon , an event created to honor a parent or other influential person who has died.

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Local News
7:52 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Kenton County High Schools Prepare for College and Career

The Kenton County School District is taking career exploration to another level with its innovation and technology academies.

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Local News
6:39 pm
Wed April 25, 2012

Counting Down to TEDx Xavier University

TED  is a nonprofit organization which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. TED was started 26 years ago  as a conference bringing people together to share ideas.Since then people from around the world have embraced the concept of TED by creating conferences and programs.

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Local News
4:33 pm
Wed April 18, 2012

Sassy Molasses Puts a Twang to the Grief Cycle with EP Series

photo courtesy Ivo Vretanarov

The band, Sassy Molasses, is releasing a series of  5 concept ep's . The first installment “Denial and Isolation” just debuted  at the Clifton Heights Music Festival. Sassy Molasses was nominated for the 2011 Cincinnati Entertainment Award for Best Folk/ Americana act .

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Local News
2:56 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

Aerial Fitness, a Circus Inspired Workout

Lisa Schwegman demonstrates her skills on the silks in The Cincinnati Circus Company's Aerial Fitness class at Newport on the Levee

If you’ve always dreamed of running away to the circus and you’re one of those people who really cares about staying in shape….a popular  workout trend could be for you.

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Local News
2:53 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Cincinnati Reds and 1st Baseman Joey Votto Agree to a Very Big Deal

It’s Opening Day in Cincinnati. After the traditional parade the Reds will take on the Miami Marlins at Great American Ball Park.It’s a big deal to baseball fans in this region.Another big baseball deal is the one with Red’s First Baseman  Joey Votto.

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Local News
5:30 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Veterans Job Fair to be Held in Northern Kentucky

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Hiring Our Heroes” is partnering with the Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development  and the Northern Kentucky Career Center, March 28, 2012 at the Drawbridge Inn to host the NKY Veterans Job Fair.

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Local News
12:19 pm
Sun March 25, 2012

The Arc Southwest Ohio has Ceased Operations After 65 Plus Years

Arc Southwest Ohio Executive Director Mark Shannon

A Southwest Ohio non-profit human rights organization that has been promoting equal opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities has closed.

WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with executive director Mark Shannon.

 

Local News
11:57 am
Sun March 25, 2012

Piner Elementary Continues Support for Students After March 2nd Tornadoes

Many Students of Piner Elementary in Kenton County were affected by the severe storms and tornadoes that swept through the region March 2nd.

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Local News
3:33 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

Important safety precautions to take during severe weather

The multiple tornadoes that touched down in our region recently caused property damage , hundreds of injuries and deaths. And spring could bring more turbulent weather.

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