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
6:30 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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News from WNKU
6:30 am
Fri May 16, 2014

How Job Growth has Fared in Kentucky

Kentucky has generally been keeping pace with the nation in total job growth since the recession; but it has not yet regained the jobs it lost. That is the the conclusion of a study that economist Dr. Paul Coomes compiled for the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Coomes spoke with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.  

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News from WNKU
6:30 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Findlay Market Presents Flower Power

This Saturday, Cincinnati's Findlay Market is hosting an event called Flower Power.  WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Karen Kahle, the Findlay Market Association's Communications and Program Director, what the event is all about.   

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News from WNKU
10:36 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Police Memorial Day Marked at Downtown Ceremonies

Police officers from around the Cincinnati area paused to remember their fallen comrades, yesterday, in the annual Police Memorial Day commemoration. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.

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News from WNKU
9:58 am
Mon May 12, 2014

May is Asthma Awareness Month

May is Asthma Awareness Month across the nation; and in Kentucky, asthma is a serious problem. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Sue Thomas-Cox, Chronic Disease Branch Manager of the Kentucky Department for Public Health, to define and discuss the disease. 

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News from WNKU
6:30 am
Fri May 9, 2014

22nd Annual Food Drive Set for Saturday

This Saturday, letter carriers with the U.S. Postal Service will be picking up food items from residents along their routes in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. It's the 22nd annual "Stamp Out Hunger" campaign. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the one-day food drive with Sarah Cook from the Freestore Foodbank.  

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News from WNKU
6:30 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Cincinnati Police to Test 3 Wheeled Stand-Up Electric Vehicle

The Cincinnati Police Department is testing a new vehicle called a T3. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Tiffany Hardy, the police department's Director of Communications.  

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News from WNKU
6:30 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Cinti Arts and Businesses in NYC to Showcase Our Region

More than 15 hundred Cincinnati-area professionals are in New York City to showcase our area's cultural and business assets between now and May 12. One of the delegation members is Johnna Reeder, the President and CEO of the new REDI Cincinnati, the Regional Economic Development Initiative for the 15-county region. Reeder spoke with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg  

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

Tyrone Power Centennial Screening at 20th Century Theater

This week marks the centennial of the birth of one of the biggest...and perhaps least remembered...film stars of Hollywood's Golden Era. Tyrone Power was born in Cincinnati in 1914 and graduated from Purcell High School. Power's 100th birthday is being celebrated this Thursday evening at the 20th Century Theater in Oakley. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg reports.  

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News from WNKU
12:15 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

NKU Law Shool Launches Placement Program

Northern Kentucky University's Chase College of Law is launching a placement program for students who might want to practice in small cities or rural areas in the region. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the program with Lisa Moore, Director of Career Development for the law school.   

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