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.


Regional News
8:29 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

The World Choir Games, a Musical Event in the Key of Amazing

More gold, silver and bronze medals and diplomas will be awarded and Champions of the World Choir Games will be announced Saturday at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati. Categories for this awards ceremony will include Mixed Chamber Choirs, Scenic Folklore and Spiritual.

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Regional News
6:09 pm
Sun July 8, 2012

Friendship Concerts, Volunteers Help Bring World Choir Games to the Community

Cincinnati continued to be the city that sings over the weekend as choirs from around the world competed and entertained thousands during the 2012 World Choir Games.

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Regional News
11:09 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Cincinnati Welcomes the World

A ceremony welcoming choirs from around the world was held on July 4th as the 2012 World Choir Games got underway. The excitement and enthusiasm was palpable at the U.S. Bank Arena.

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Music News
9:40 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

The Olympics Of Choral Music Come To Cincinnati

South Africa's Kearsney College Choir is one of 360 groups that will be competing at the 2012 World Choir Games in Cincinnati.
World Choir Games

Originally published on Tue July 3, 2012 10:11 am

This summer, while athletes prepare for the Olympic Games in London, music lovers are getting ready for the "Olympics of Choral Music." Officially called the World Choir Games, this Herculean singing competition features hundreds of choirs from around the world. This year is the first time it will be held in the U.S. — in Cincinnati, starting Wednesday.

Catherine Roma, conductor of women's choir MUSE, says her philosophy is more about musical excellence than competition. After witnessing the 2010 Choral Olympics in China, she saw something that surprised her.

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Regional News
2:54 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Cincinnati is Sound Choice for World Choir Games


In less than a month the World Choir Games will take place in Cincinnati, the first U.S. city to host the event.  From July 4th through the 14th choirs from all over the world will gather to sing and compete.

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Regional News
2:32 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

YMCA Camp Ernst is Welcoming Kids to Summer Camp

Since 1928, thousands of youth from the region and around the world come to YMCA Camp Ernst for summer fun, friendships and lots of activities.

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Regional News
2:21 pm
Thu May 31, 2012

The City of Blue Ash Holds its 60th Memorial Day Parade

Cincinnati chapter Sons and Daughters of The American Revolution, including Gerald Hounchell marching in Blue Ash Memorial Day Parade.
Claire Hounchell

People of all ages saluted and waved flags during the annual Memorial Day parade in a community near Cincinnati.WNKU's.

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Regional News
9:28 am
Thu May 24, 2012

Michael Jackson Tribute by Cirque du Soleil is Coming to Cincinnati and Dayton

A show intended to capture the essence, soul and inspiration of the King of Pop is coming to Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio. Cirque du Soleil is back with a tribute to Michael Jackson. 

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9:38 am
Thu May 17, 2012

Carrie Newcomer Bringing Her Music to Loveland and Dayton, Ohio


Grammy award winning singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer will be in Loveland, Ohio at Grailville Retreat Center leading a writing workshop sponsored by Grailville, Women’s Way of Ohio and Kentucky and Women Writing for a Change.Newcomer is also performing at Grailville, May 20th and at a fundraiser for the Dayton International Peace Museum at Shiloh Church UCC May 18th.

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Local News
10:29 am
Thu May 10, 2012

Cloggers Kick Off the 43rd Annual Appalachian Festival at Coney Island

One of our region's largest cultural fairs kicks off May 11th .The 43rd annual Appalachian Festival is back at Coney Island, Mother's Day weekend, after being rained out last year.

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