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Maryanne Zeleznik

In 2005, Maryanne Zeleznik came to 91.7 WVXU from WNKU where she served as News and Public Affairs Director for 20 years. At WVXU she is responsible for all news and public affairs programming, hosts Morning Edition Monday through Friday, fills in to host Cincinnati Edition when Michael Monks is off.  As time allows she covers daily news, produces local features, and contributes news stories to National Public Radio.

Zeleznik has won numerous regional and national journalism awards including theLeo C. Lee Award for significant contributions to public radio newsfrom the Public Radio News Directors Incorporated, as well as awards from Ohio Associated Press, Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and the Cincinnati Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. She was named Best Talk Show Host in Cincinnati in 2017 by CityBeat readers.   In 2016 The Salesian Guild honored her as Distinguished Communicator of the year.

She lives in Fort Thomas with her husband, daughter and their dog Zoe.