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
1:11 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Facebook Timeline a must for users

The popular social networking site,  Facebook is getting ready for another big change and maybe it's already happened for you. Facebook's Timeline will be mandatory for users.

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Local News
5:14 pm
Sun January 22, 2012

Locals chime in on Cincinnati as travel destination

Courtesy Cincinnati USA

Most Cincinnatians were very happy to hear the news that their hometown was named one of the top three travel spots by LonelyPlanet.com.

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Local News
10:07 am
Wed January 11, 2012

Pink Smoke Over the Vatican showing in Cincinnati

Pink Smoke Over the Vatican is an award winning documentary about women and their struggle to be ordained Roman Catholic Priests.  The film is being shown at the Esquire Theater , Saturday January 14th. Following is a lunch and presentation by well known activist Father Roy Bourgeois.  Father Roy is an advocate of women's ordination and is featured in the film .

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Local News
3:00 pm
Wed January 4, 2012

Ohio's first elder abuse center opens this week

A center where elderly victims of abuse can turn for help opened in Ohio this week.The Shalom Center is part of the Cedar Village Retirement Community in Mason, Ohio. It is the first of its kind in the Buckeye State and one of only six , nationwide.

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Local News
8:38 pm
Thu December 22, 2011

St. Joseph Orphanage making holidays brighter for kids in need

Sarah and Santa at St. Joseph Orphanage Christmas Party

There’s no place like home for the holidays. At least that’s what the song says. But as WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports not everyone will be celebrating with parents and family this time of year.

Local News
5:36 am
Mon December 19, 2011

Vets discourage pets as holiday gifts

How much is that doggy in the window?  If you’re thinking of buying it as a
holiday gift, most vets say, “Leave it.” WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with
veterinarian Dr. Jodi Duff about giving pets as gifts.

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Local News
3:17 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

Knit one, pearl two, Cincy Bombshells--YAHOO!

A soft side of graffiti is cozying up our region.

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Local News
12:00 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

Crosstown Shootout free of criminal charges but full of emotional charge

The Crosstown Shootout between Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati began its rivalry decades ago .This year a bench clearing brawl ended with suspension for some players on both teams.

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Morning Drive

Morning Drive starts your day with the absolute best music on the radio and combines it with news from NPR, local updates, features, traffic and weather, and more!

Music News
10:15 am
Tue November 15, 2011

Folk artist Tracy Grammer to perform in Cincinnati

Cincinnati,OH – Internationally known singer-songwriter Tracy Grammer will perform November 18th in the first Queen City Balladeers special concert of the season. Grammer started her folk career in the 90's with her partner, Dave Carter.Carter's untimely death in 2002 was a shock and very sad for the folk community but Tracy continues to share his work and adds a new dimension of her own.WNKU's Cheri Lawson asked Tracy to share her take on "folk" music and other aspects of her musical career.

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