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
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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News from WNKU
8:11 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Thanksgiving Week is Time for Talking Turkey at One Family Farm

Dan Tewes at Tewes Poultry farm
Cheri Lawson

This week Americans will come together to celebrate and give thanks. Thanksgiving has become a holiday for family, football and feasting.

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News from WNKU
12:42 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Beatle, George Harrison Changed Author Olivia Rosewood's Life by Teaching Her Meditation

Olivia Rosewood, author of several books including Illuminate, Adventures of a Modern Meditator, credits Beatle , George Harrison with teaching her meditation.

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News from WNKU
12:13 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Crafty Supermarket's Comin' to Town

courtesy Crafty Supermarket

November 23rd Cincinnati’s biggest indie craft show will welcome thousands of holiday shoppers to the Music Hall Ballroom in Over the Rhine.

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News from WNKU
9:54 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Union Institute and University Getting Ready to Celebrate a Major Milestone

Union Institute and University will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year. President, Dr. Roger Sublett talked with WNKU’s Cheri Lawson about the  alternative university that at one time was called University without Walls.

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News from WNKU
10:58 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Caring For Your Gay Teen is a New eBook Written by Cincinnati Native and Psychologist Dr James Brush

The new eBook written by Dr. James Brush

Caring for Your Gay Teen, is a new eBook intended to help parents who wish to support their teen who might be questioning his or her sexual identity, who might have interests considered unusual for his or her gender, or who might not be heterosexual.

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News from WNKU
9:53 am
Wed November 6, 2013

The Cincinnati Zoo is using a Beagle to Sniff out Pregnant Polar Bears

Elvis the Beagle working hard to detect pregnant polar bears
photo courtesy of Cincinnati Zoo

A scientist at the Cincinnati Zoo has come up with a unique way to tell if polar bears are pregnant involving a dog named Elvis.Thanks to Dr. Erin Curry , an animal conservation scientist at the Cincinnati Zoo, a beagle is now the one responsible for detecting pregnancy in polar bears  by sniffing out the results.

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News from WNKU
3:00 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Cincinnati Reds Hire Pitching Coach Bryan Price to be Manager

Cincinnati Reds new manager Bryan Price
Cheri Lawson

Before the 2013 World Series is even started, the Cincinnati Reds have taken steps to prepare for next season.  

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