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
12:15 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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News from WNKU
11:19 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Cincinnati Magazine Celebrates Our Parks

The cover story in the May issue of Cincinnati Magazine is entitled "Our Amazing Parks".  It highlights the quality and quantity of the parks, green areas and nature preserves in the Cincinnati region. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked about the article with Linda Vaccariello, the magazine's Executive Editor.

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News from WNKU
12:38 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Annual E-Waste Recycling Events About to Begin

The annual PNC-Players for the Planet E-Waste Recycling Drives begin tomorrow at various locations in the Cincinnati area. It's a chance for people to safely discard no-longer-needed electronic devices. Brewster Rhoads is Executive Director of Green Umbrella, one of the partnering organizations--which include the Cincinnati Reds. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Rhoads what other organizations are involved.    

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News from WNKU
6:30 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Museum Center Opens Historical Photo Exhibit

The Cincinnati Museum Center has just opened an exhibit called "Treasures in Black and White". WNKU's Steve Hirschberg toured the photo exhibit with Scott Gampfer, the museum center library's Director of History Collections. He says the display spans the era from 1860 to 1960.  

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News from WNKU
11:11 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Public Library Displays Circus Memorabilia

The main public library in downtown Cincinnati is featuring an exhibit of circus memorabilia, including posters, vintage photos and toy circus trains. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg toured the display cases with Diane Mallstrom, a reference librarian in the Local History and Genealogy Department.

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News from WNKU
11:51 am
Thu April 17, 2014

BBB Helps Potential Donors Evaluate Charities

Art Taylor, President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance, was in Cincinnati yesterday. The alliance monitors charities and compiles reports based on 20 standards that help people make informed decisions on charitable donations.  WNKU's Steve Hirschberg asked Taylor to talk about some of the BBB's standards.

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News from WNKU
1:20 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

Greenup County Sheriff Warns of Scam

The sheriff of Greenup County, Kentucky is warning citizens about a new kind of scam that is taking place in his county; and he says similar scams are going on in neighboring areas. Sheriff Keith Cooper talked with WNKU's Steve Hirschberg.   

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News from WNKU
11:50 am
Thu April 10, 2014

Reforest NKY Plants Trees

Each year, a program called Reforest Northern Kentucky recruits volunteers to help plant trees in selected areas of Boone, Kenton and Campbell Counties. Mark Leopold, Field Manager for Northern Kentucky University's Center for Environmental Restoration, leads the program, which took place this year on March 29th. Leopold spoke to WNKU's Steve Hirschberg from a cell phone in the middle of the woods in Grant County.

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News from WNKU
12:00 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Luther Dickinson Visits WNKU

WNKU often has  musicians who come to the station, play on the air and sit down for an interview. Recently, Luther Dickinson, who's best known for being a member of  North Mississippi Allstars, was at the station to play from his new solo album, Rock 'n Roll Blues. He talked with WNKU's John Patrick. 

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News from WNKU
2:30 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

UpDayton Holds Development Summit

This Friday, at the Dayton Art Institute, a non-profit organization called UpDayton is holding a development summit. Its purpose is to come up with specific ideas that will help retain talented young professionals in Dayton and attract more of them. WNKU's Steve Hirschberg talked with Executive Director Laura Estandia.  

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