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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Local News
11:10 am
Mon April 16, 2012

New Washington Park Garage Opens This Week

The new garage beneath Washington Park in Cincinnati's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood opens to the public this Friday.  WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the garage and the park renovations with Anastasia Mileham, a spokeswoman for 3CDC, the Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation.

Local News
11:04 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Cincinnati Police and Other Law Enforcement Agencies Nab Weapons and Make Arrests

Cincinnati Police, along with federal ATF officers and the Ohio Parole Authority are announcing major results from a collaborative crackdown on violent crime in the city. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

Local News
12:02 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Christ Hospital Tests Surgical Treatment for High Blood Pressure

The Christ Hospital says it's the first medical center in the Cincinnati region to test a new surgical treatment for high blood pressure.  The hospital is also recruiting new patients to take part in the surgical trial.  Dr. Eugene Chung is Director of Outcomes at The Christ Hospital's Heart and Vascular Center. He tells WNKU's Steve Hirschberg that high blood pressure is an almost universal problem, especially as we age. He says, in many patients, it's very difficult to control.

Local News
5:29 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Cincinnati Magazine Lists City's Hidden Treasures

The cover story in the April edition of Cincinnati Magazine lists and describes 65 of the city's hidden treasures. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Deputy Editor Amanda Boyd Walters how she and the magazine's staff came up with the hidden gems highlighted in the article.

Local News
5:15 pm
Wed April 11, 2012

Mallory Says State of City is Upbeat

Cincinnati is on the move and must continue to build for the future.  That was the theme of Mayor Mark Mallory's 7th State of the City Address last night.  WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

Local News
11:10 am
Thu April 5, 2012

Portman Holds Ohio Aerospace Summit at GE Evendale

Yesterday at GE Aviation in Evendale, Ohio's Republican U.S.  Senator Rob Portman convened a job summit and technology showcase for the state's aerospace industry. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

Local News
12:20 pm
Tue April 3, 2012

Reds Museum Opens Exhibit on The Big Red Machine

The Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum has just opened an exhibit on The Big Red Machine. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg took a tour of the displays with Rick Walls, the museum's Executive Director.

Local News
11:15 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Sirens in Region to Sound Only When There is Tornado Warning

Hamilton County officials say 12 counties in the Cincinnati region  have reached agreement on when to sound storm-warning sirens. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

Local News
10:54 am
Fri March 30, 2012

Coca Cola Memorabilia Museum in KY Closes, Auctions Off Collection

In Elizabethtown, Kentucky, a family that owned a Coca Cola bottling franchise established a Coca Cola Memorabilia Museum. But the museum has been closed and its collection is being auctioned off.  In this Postcard story, WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Larry Schmidt, the son of the museum's founders.

Local News
10:42 am
Fri March 30, 2012

FBI, Cincinnati Police Cooperate to Round Up Most Violent Criminals

Arrests by FBI agents and Cincinnati Police have resulted in felony drug and gun indictments against five people described by authorities as violent, local gang members.   WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

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