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
12:19 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Reds Museum Opens New Exhibit

The Reds Hall of Fame and Museum has just opened an exhibit called "Kings of the Queen City". WNKU's Steve Hirschberg toured the displays and asked Executive Director Rick Walls how the exhibit got its  name.   

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News from WNKU
4:16 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Reds Equipment Truck Heading to Arizona

Although we're facing the depths of winter this week, there's a harbinger of more mild weather, ahead. The truck carrying the Reds' equipment left Great American Ball Park today for the team's spring training headquarters in Goodyear, Arizona. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Equipment Manager Rick Stowe what kinds of items are loaded on the truck.  

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News from WNKU
8:58 am
Wed February 5, 2014

What Makes You a Cincinnatian?

The cover story in the February issue of Cincinnati Magazine is entitled "How Cincy Are You?" WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Executive Editor Linda Vaccariello about the ways in which the article helps locals answer that question, including the way Cincinnatians talk.    

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News from WNKU
10:52 am
Tue February 4, 2014

Cincinnati to Get More Police Officers on Streets

Help is on the way.  That's what Mayor John Cranley is telling Cincinnati residents concerned about the upsurge in crime, especially the 11 homicides already this year.  WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

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News from WNKU
10:36 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Ground Broken For New Anna Louise Inn

Ground has been broken for the new Anna Louise Inn. It's moving to Cincinnati's Mount Auburn neighborhood after an agreement was reached to sell the original inn to Western & Southern. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Steve MacConnell, the President and CEO of the inn's parent agency, Cincinnati Union Bethel.  

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News from WNKU
6:22 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Local Author Tells History of Cincinnati Chili

Last year a Cincinnati author published a book about one of the city's most iconic food specialties. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Dann Woellert what prompted him to write "The Authentic History of Cincinnati Chili".  

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News from WNKU
9:16 am
Tue January 21, 2014

How Radio and Media Shaped World War Two

Edward R. Murrow

This Thursday evening, retired Northern Kentucky University Communications Professor Michael Turney will present a lecture at the Behringer-Crawford Museum in Covington's Devou Park.  The presentation is part of the Six@Six series, sponsored by NKU's Scripps Howard Center for Civic Engagement. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Turney what his presentation will be about. 

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News from WNKU
12:35 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Visit to Cincinnati Playhouse Production Shop

A building on Gilbert Avenue looks non-descript on the outside. But on the inside, it's crammed with virtually everything needed to create the scenery and props for performances at the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg recently got a rare look inside the production shop with Veronica Bishop, the technical coordinator of the Playhouse.  

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News from WNKU
11:42 am
Wed January 15, 2014

my NKY Helps Community Formulate Regional Priorities

With only a year to go in Northern Kentucky's Vision 2015 plan for growth, officials are looking ahead to the next five years.  They want input from the community. That's why they  have created a visioning initiative called my NKY. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the campaign with Kara Williams, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for Vision 2015. 

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News from WNKU
11:29 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Foundation Provides Scholarships for Nearly a Century

A non-profit organization in Cincinnati has been quietly providing scholarships for 95 years. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Ned Hertzenberg, President of the Cincinnati Scholarship Foundation.

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