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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Regional News
12:38 pm
Wed November 21, 2012

Cincinnati's Annual Tree Lighting On Fountain Square is One Bright Spot to Start the Holiday

photo courtesy of My Fountain Square

Friday, November 23rd the Holiday season gets started in Cincinnati with festivities and a tree lighting on Fountain Square.WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with Northern Kentucky University grad and WLWT news anchor Sheree Paolello who will co-host the event.

  festivities scheduled 6-8 p.m. 

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Regional News
7:45 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Thanksgiving on Back Burner for Some Families Rebuilding after spring tornado

Peggy Ohmer, Tami and Bob Beatty share photos of tornado damage

While the nation’s focus is on victims of Super Storm Sandy on the East Coast, some families who survived the tornadoes of 8 months ago in Ohio and Kentucky are putting Thanksgiving on the back burner.

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Regional News
9:39 am
Fri November 9, 2012

The Dragonfly Foundation Supports Young Cancer Patients

One of this summer’s highlights was Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame Announcer Marty Brenneman having his head shaved for charity.  The event raised thousands of dollars for the Reds Community Fund and also brought attention to a non-profit organization that helps families ,especially children who have cancer . Brenneman wore one of the groups famous t-shirts after the severe haircut and hugged three of the children also wearing the shirts who were bald due to chemotherapy .

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Election 2012
9:24 pm
Tue November 6, 2012

Voters Enthusiastic About Election 2012

!st Time voter Derek Warner

There was a constant stream of voters in one part of Hamilton County until the polls closed. The sun was shining, canvassers continued knocking on doors and first timers were eager to have a voice in the 2012 election.

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Regional News
3:19 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

President Obama, Stevie Wonder Rally Cincinnati Supporters

On the Sunday night before the election, President Obama came to a university where he made a similar visit four years ago.

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Regional News
11:16 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Empty Bowls Benefit Helps Feed Hungry Kids

Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort to fight hunger. Sunday, November 4th guests are invited to a simple meal of soup and bread. In exchange for a cash donation, participants select a handcrafted bowl that will be filled with soup by local chefs. The money raised this year goes directly to Kids Café, a division of Freestore Foodbank.

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Regional News
2:28 pm
Sat October 27, 2012

Michael Bany Tribute Raises Funds for Young Musicians

This Saturday, October 27, Cincinnati bands Thunder Mug and Balderdash will perform at the Redmoor in Mt. Lookout Square as part of  "A Tribute to Michael Bany."

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Regional News
7:08 pm
Sun October 14, 2012

Mitt Romney Makes Another Campaign Stop in the Buckeye State

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney brought his campaign to a southwestern Ohio town visited in the past by a dozen presidents.

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Regional News
8:01 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Cincinnati Reds Fall To Giants in Final Game of NLDS

Despite two wins to start their post-season play, the Cincinnati Reds have been eliminated in their quest for a National League pennant.

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Regional News
12:54 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Cincinnati Author Aims to Guide People Toward Loving Relationships

Conscious loving and self-respect are key ingredients for a healthy romantic relationship, says the author of Loving With Purpose.

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