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For more than 30 years, John Kiesewetter has been the source for information about all things in local media – comings and goings, local people appearing on the big or small screen, special programs, and much more. Local media is still his beat and he’s bringing his interest, curiosity, contacts and unique style to Cincinnati Public Radio and 91.7 WVXU. Contact John at johnkiese@yahoo.com.

Steve Inskeep To Host "Morning Edition" From WVXU

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Steve Inskeep will anchor NPR's "Morning Edition" from WVXU-FM Friday, after spending several days talking to Ohio voters.

Inskeep was in Georgia last week for NPR reports on the presidential campaign in swing states, or "divided states."  He will be in Ohio part of this week, in advance of the second presidential debate at 9 p.m. Sunday Oct. 9.

On Friday's broadcast, Inskeep will profile some Ohio voters – and then check back with them on Monday for their reaction to the debate. 

David Greene is reporting from Arizona this week, talking to "divided states" voters before and after Tuesday's debate by vice president candidates Mike Pence and Tim Kaine. 

Inskeep, 48,grew up in Carmel, Ind., and graduated from Morehead State University in 1990. He was hired by NPR in 1996, and joined "Morning Edition" in 2004. His first full-time assignment was covering the 1996 presidential primary in New Hampshire.  He also covered the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

John Kiesewetter joined the WVXU news team as a TV/Media blogger on July 1 2015, after nearly 30 years covering local and national broadcasting for The Cincinnati Enquirer. He’ll be posting news about Greater Cincinnati TV, radio and movies; updating your favorite former local TV/radio personalities or stars who grew up here; and breaking news about national TV, radio and media trends. You’ll also learn about Cincinnati’s rich broadcasting history.