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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Regional News
1:13 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

Monzel Delivers State of County Address

Hamilton County is on the move and is getting stronger. That's what County Commissioner Chris Monzel told the Rotary Club Thursday in his State of the County Address. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

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Regional News
10:47 am
Thu February 14, 2013

Cincinnati Opera Takes Music to the Community

The Cincinnati Opera's educational production entitled "Find Your Voice" begins a community tour this weekend. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Kemper Florin, the opera company's outbound coordinator.

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Regional News
12:57 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Clermont County WW2 Vets Get Legion of Honor

Three World War Two veterans from Clermont County have received the highest honor that the French government can bestow...the Legion of Honor. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

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Regional News
5:44 pm
Wed February 6, 2013

Reds Museum Opens Display of Autographs

Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum

The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum recently opened an exhibition entitled "Signature Reds...a Century of Reds Autographs". Colin Ethier, the museum's special projects coordinator, gave WNKU's Steve Hirschberg a tour of the display. As you enter, you see on your right a wall of autographs that date back to before the 1920's.

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Regional News
1:13 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Food Company Brings 115 Jobs to Erlanger, KY

A Chicago-based food company is opening a manufacturing plant in Boone County and creating jobs. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

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Regional News
11:28 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Ground Broken for New dunnhumby USA Headquarters in Downtown Cincinnati

Ground has been broken for dunnhumby USA's new downtown Cincinnati headquarters. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

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Regional News
6:10 am
Thu January 31, 2013

Center for Closing Health Gap Gets $150 Thousand Check for Pilot Program

The Center for Closing the Health Gap in Greater Cincinnati has received a two-year, $150 thousand grant from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Renee Mahaffey Harris, the center's executive director, how the money will be used.

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Regional News
1:14 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Ohio Highway Patrol: Don't Drink and Drive on Super Sunday

The Dayton Daily News

If you are attending or hosting a Super Bowl party this Sunday, the Ohio State Highway Patrol has this warning: Don't drink and drive; and don't allow your guests to drive impaired. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Patrol spokesman Trooper Vincent Shirey.

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Regional News
11:46 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Expert Talks About How to Save Old Churches

In many parts of the country, congregations of older churches, synagogues and other  houses of worship are having trouble making ends meet. But there is a non-profit resource center that can help them find ways to keep open the doors of their  historic buildings. The Philadelphia-based organization is called Partners for Sacred Places. Bob Jaeger is president and co-founder. Recently Jaeger spoke at a  meeting of the Covington Business Council. He told WNKU's Steve Hirschberg that he saw the need for such an organization back in the early 1980's.

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Regional News
10:48 am
Mon January 28, 2013

NKU Masters Students Create Documentary on Civil War Battle

Steve Oldfield

Two Masters Degree grad students in Northern Kentucky University's Public History Program are working on a documentary about a little-known Civil War battle. The documentary is called "Hurrah for Kentucky...the Fierce, Forgotten Fight for Augusta". WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked co-producer Steve Oldfield how the project got started. 

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