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
6:32 am
Thu June 12, 2014

CVG Adds Technology to Help Improve Passenger Flow Through Airport

The Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport has signed an agreement with Lockheed Martin for a system that tracks passenger traffic through the airport. It uses a technology called BlipTrack. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked CVG Spokesperson Melissa Wideman how it works.

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News from WNKU
11:28 am
Wed June 11, 2014

Safety Tips for Summer Storm Season

The summer storm season is beginning in the Cincinnati area; and Duke Energy has some tips on how to prepare for it. Spokeswoman Sally Thelen spoke with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.

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News from WNKU
11:14 am
Wed June 11, 2014

Covington Gets Ready for Goettafest

This weekend it's time for the anual Goettafest in Covington's Mainstrasse Village. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg has a preview with Kim Blank, Executive Director of the Mainstrasse Village Association.  

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News from WNKU
11:14 am
Tue June 10, 2014

New Public Murals Unveiled in Dayton

Today, Montgomery County's HAALO program is unveiling four new pieces of public art created by young people. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the program with spokesperson Brittini Long.

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News from WNKU
1:43 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Benefit Expo for Vets and Active Military Personnel To Be Held Saturday in Woodlawn

On  Saturday, the Cincinnati area's second annual Veterans Benefit Expo takes place at Woodlawn's Ohio National Guard Armory and Community Center on Woodlawn Boulevard. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Sergeant Jarrod Kreitzer, a spokesman for the event.

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News from WNKU
10:50 am
Thu June 5, 2014

DCI Creates Downloadable Map of Cincinnati Art and Sculptures

Downtown Cincinnati Incorporated has created an online map of public art and sculptures. It's called ArtVenture. Tricia Suit, DCI's Director of Marketing, came up with the idea. She tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg that they needed the guide but one didn't exist. 

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News from WNKU
2:49 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

Ground Broken for CiTiRAMA

Ground has been broken for the 12th annual CiTiRAMA home show that will take place in September. It's made possible by a partnership between the city of Cincinnati and the Home Builders Association. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg got a preview from T.J. Ackerman with Meierjohan Building Group, one of four developers involved in the project.  

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News from WNKU
11:25 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Whole Again Helps At-Risk Kids Make it Through Summer

A program that has been providing summer meals, exercise and learning for children from low-income Cincinnati families since 2005 has just started its 2014 season. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.   

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News from WNKU
6:32 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Summer Festivals in Cincinnati

The June issue of Cincinnati Magazine features a cover story entitled "Summer Festivals...a Selective Guide to the 15 Funnest Fairs, Fiestas and Blowouts Around Town". WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Amy Brownlee, the magazine's Digital Media Editor, how the story was put together.   

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News from WNKU
10:48 am
Thu May 29, 2014

Ohio BMV Offers ID Cards for Minors

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles is offering an ID card for minors. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Lindsey Bohrer, a spokeswoman for the agency.  

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