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
11:00 am
Wed September 26, 2012

MidPoint Music Festival is Back and Bigger than Ever

Thousands of music lovers from around the country will flock to Cincinnati September 27-29 for MidPoint Music Festival. With a line up that includes among others, Grizzly Bear, Dirty Projectors and Best Coast. MPMF has been called the frontline of music exploration.

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Regional News
2:03 pm
Tue September 18, 2012

President Obama Brought His Campaign Back to Cincinnati

President Obama at Cincinnati's Eden Park

President Obama brought his campaign for re-election to two key counties in Ohio Monday.

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Regional News
10:50 am
Wed September 5, 2012

Math is a Factor in Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati Table Game Dealer Jobs

Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati will be the last of four voter –approved casinos to open in Ohio. The Cincinnati Casino scheduled to open in spring of 2013 kicked off  it’s first round of recruiting efforts last month and people interested in  dealer positions have until September 16th to apply .

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Regional News
9:48 am
Mon August 27, 2012

Cincinnati's Museum of Natural History and Science Offers Free Admission in Honor of Neil Armstrong

Replica of Neil Armstrong's spacesuit

A constant stream of people filed through Cincinnati’s Museum Center Sunday to honor the late Neil Armstrong and view a piece of rock he brought back from the moon.

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Regional News
11:50 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Prepare Thyself for a Trip Back in Time at the Ohio Renaissance Festival

Interested in being transported back in time? A "Full Renaissance Experience" for the whole family is what the 23rd annual Ohio Renaissance Festival promises. Characters from the era of Queen Elizabeth I, Sir Walter Raleigh and Shakespeare will entertain crowds in Harveysburg, Ohio for 8 weekends starting September 1st.

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Regional News
10:49 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Author of Bluegrass Baseball: A Year in the Minor League Life will Greet Fans In Northern Kentucky

Forget the overpaid and sometimes unmotivated players: America’s pastime is still the heartfelt sport it’s always been—in the Minor Leagues, says author Katya Cengel. The former reporter for the Louisville Courier–Journal takes us behind the scenes of minor league baseball in Kentucky. The seasoned journalist spent a year with the teams and writes about players and coaches she talked with and followed.

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Regional News
10:25 am
Fri August 10, 2012

Mr. Redlegs has heart and a pretty cool mustache too!

When you think of the Cincinnati Reds you probably think of your favorite player, whether it’s  Joey Votto, Brandon Phillips,Zack Cozart, Johnny Cueto or Scott Rolen to name a few.  But there’s another guy with the team who’s visible during every game. He helps energize the crowd, will travel around Great American Ball Park getting his picture taken with adoring fans and even gets requests to be part of marriage proposals…

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Regional News
10:40 am
Thu July 26, 2012

See Cincinnati Promises a Treasure Hunt of the Region

Whether you live in a city or you’re just visiting, having a guide of people to know and places to go can be fun and helpful.Now,thanks to 30 young professionals affiliated with the Cincinnati Chamber there’s a new tool called See  Cincinnati which can send you on a path of discovery in the Queen City.

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Regional News
11:33 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Songs of Peace Camp for Kids Led by Award Winning Musician

A unique summer camp in Cincinnati is teaching kids to write songs . Award winning musician and one of WNKU’s homegrown picks, April Combs of the Honneycombs  this week is leading the second round of Songs for Peace and Art Camp.

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Regional News
11:17 am
Tue July 24, 2012

Drug Approved by FDA for Prevention of HIV Infection Discussed by UC Physician

Truvada  is a drug newly approved to help prevent HIV infection. In 2004 The Food and Drug Administration approved Truvada as effective  for those already infected with HIV.

WNKU’s Cheri Lawson talked with University of Cincinnati’s Dr. Judith Feinberg who says each year about 50 thousand adults and adolescents are diagnosed with HIV infection. Dr . Feinberg discussed the drug Truvada as a preventive.

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