Steve Hirschberg

Assignment Editor / Reporter

Steve has been a public radio news reporter in the Cincinnati area for three decades. He began with WGUC, then WVXU, and in 2005, came to WNKU. Steve covers breaking news, writes WNKU’s local afternoon newscasts and produces feature-length interviews and other feature stories that are heard each weekday. Steve also serves as WNKU’s News Assignment Editor. Steve has written and produced news stories and features for National Public Radio, the worldwide broadcasts of Voice of America, Ohio Public Radio, and Monitor Radio.

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News from WNKU
11:02 am
Fri October 17, 2014

Circleville Pumpkin Show Runs Through Saturday Night

The annual Circleville Pumpkin Show is underway in Ohio's Pickaway County. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked spokesman Bob Conley how the celebration of all things pumpkin got started.  

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News from WNKU
10:28 am
Thu October 16, 2014

New Backcountry Trails in Devou Park

Covington's Devou Park recently opened the newest addition to its network of Backcountry Trails. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the trail system with spokesman Chad Irey.  

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News from WNKU
11:11 am
Wed October 15, 2014

Health Officials Say Ebola Not Immediate Threat in Ohio

State health officials says the Ebola virus is  not an imminent threat in Ohio; but they're ready to deal with it just in case. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.  

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News from WNKU
10:56 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Iconic Airstream Trailers Are Ohio Product

One of the most iconic American products has been made for decades in the small town of Jackson Center in Shelby County, about 50 miles north of Dayton, Ohio. Business for the company that makes Airstream trailers is so good that the factory is undergoing a nearly $6 million expansion. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked CEO Bob Wheeler about the history of the company. 

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News from WNKU
12:03 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Report: Pediatricians Ordering Too Many CT Scans for Possible Concussions

Dr. Wendy Pomerantz, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

According to a study by a researcher at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, pediatricians are ordering far more CT scans than necessary to help them decide whether children have concussions. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Dr. Wendy Pomerantz, who's presenting the study today at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics in San Diego.

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News from WNKU
11:06 am
Fri October 10, 2014

Firefighters Honor Colleagues Who Fell in Line of Duty

The Cincinnati Fire Department marked Greater Cincinnati Firefighters Memorial Day, yesterday. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports

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News from WNKU
10:40 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Reducing Vacant and Blighted Properties in Covington

The city of Covington has started a pilot program aimed at reducing the number of vacant and blighted properties. Marketing and Communications Director Natalie Bowers explains to WNKU's Steve Hirschberg how the program works.  

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News from WNKU
11:02 am
Wed October 8, 2014

AAA Releases Study on Safety of Hands-Free Devices in Autos

The AAA's Foundation for Traffic Safety has just completed a study on the safety of hands-free technology in vehicles. Local AAA spokeswoman Cheryl Parker talked about the findings with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.  

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News from WNKU
11:19 am
Tue October 7, 2014

Gateway Adding More Buildings in Downtown Covington

Gateway Community and Technical College today is increasing its presence in downtown Covington. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Laura Kroeger, Executive Director of the  Gateway Foundation.  

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News from WNKU
9:43 am
Fri October 3, 2014

Free Shred Day Saturday in West Carrollton

This Saturday, a non-profit company is offering free document shredding in the Dayton suburb of West Carrollton, Ohio. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Charlie Pierce, Sales Manager for MONCO Secure Document Destruction and Scanning.  

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