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
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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News from WNKU
3:54 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Summer Months Deadly for Teen Drivers

The AAA says the 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the deadliest time of the year for teen drivers. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Mike Belcuore, the Operations Manager for the auto club's driving school in the Cincinnati area, why that period is so dangerous.   

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News from WNKU
10:22 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Cincinnati Police Overtime Achieving Results in Fighting Crime

Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley says the allocation of $600 thousand in overtime to put more police officers in hot spots on the streets from March through June is having a positive effect in reducing crime. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

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News from WNKU
6:30 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Coney Island Opens for 128th Season on Saturday

On Saturday, Cincinnati's Coney Island will open for its 128th season. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked spokeswoman Amy Pass what kinds of new things visitors can expect to see at the amusement park this year.

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News from WNKU
6:30 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Museum Center Displays WWI Propaganda Posters Online

The Cincinnati Museum Center has just opened an exhibition entitled "World War One Propaganda Posters-Art That Shaped History". The display is entirely online; and is part of an initiative of local arts and cultural organizations to mark this year's centennial of the  beginning of the First World War. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the posters with Scott Gampfer, the Director of History Collections and Library at the museum center. 

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