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
9:42 am
Sun September 21, 2014

World Famous Rick Guidotti and his FotoFocus Exhibition "The Spirit of Difference" Come to Cincinnat

courtesy Positive Exposure

An award winning fashion photographer who’s worked with supermodels like Cindy Crawford and Claudia Schiffer has changed his focus to kids living with disabilities or genetic difference.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with Rick Guidotti  founder and director of “Positive Exposure” an organization that celebrates the richness and beauty of human diversity.

Cincinnati ReelAbilities Film Festival is bringing Rick Guidotti to Cincinnati.

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News from WNKU
7:44 pm
Sat September 6, 2014

Ohio River Throwdown Features Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

The 2nd annual Ohio River Throwdown happens this weekend at Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati. The all day festival created to celebrate the roots of American music will feature 13 bands on 3 stages. Jason Isbell,Justin Townes Earle , Grace Potter and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros to name a few are scheduled to perform.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with Christian Letts, guitarist with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros about the band.

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News from WNKU
4:25 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Visitors to Cincinnati Belly Dance Convention Could Shake and Shimmy Their Way to Fitness

Belly Dance teacher Maali Shaker rehearses with her class for the Cincinnati Belly Dance Convention
Cheri Lawson

A dance form at one time thought to be  exotic and risqué is now considered a good workout for mind and body.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson reports August 15-17th the Cincinnati Belly Dance Convention comes to Blue Ash, Ohio

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News from WNKU
9:51 pm
Thu August 7, 2014

Hundreds Rally, Some Pray as 4 States' Same-Sex Marriage Cases are Heard in Federal Appeals Court

Hundreds of supporters of Same-Sex Marriage rallied near the courthouse
Cheri Lawson

Supporters of gay marriage rallied and a few opponents prayed outside a courthouse in Cincinnati Wednesday. 

 That's where judges were hearing oral arguments  for and against bans on same-sex marriage in four states. (Ohio,Kentucky,Michigan and Tennessee). WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports

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News from WNKU
6:37 pm
Thu August 7, 2014

The 2015 All-Star Game Logo Unveiled at Great American Ball Park

2015 All-Star Game logo unveiled at Great American Ball Park
Cheri Lawson

The Reds and Major League baseball unveiled the logo for next year's All -Star Game at Great American Ball Park. WNKU's Cheri Lawson reports Cincinnati is where the 86th Mid Summer Classic is scheduled to be played.

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