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Olivia Gilliand

News Intern, Summer 2024

Education: Northwest High School '23 | Ohio University '27

Experience: Olivia Gilliand is a Cincinnati native and a longstanding listener of Cincinnati Public Radio. She completed her first year at Ohio University where she is studying Journalism and International Business with a minor in German. She is an investigative reporter for The Post and will be hosting its Weekly News Roundup radio show in the coming year. Gilliand is a Scripps Innovation Scholar and was recently awarded the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism Director’s Award for her work on OU's diversity scholarship story. She is a working photographer and plans to pursue foreign correspondence opportunities upon graduation.

Favorite Tri-State Neighborhood: Mt. Adams

Fun Fact: I wrote my college essay about Cincinnati Public Radio!

About WVXU

The central pillar of Cincinnati Public Radio’s local network — accounting for the lion’s share of its 211,000 listeners each week — 91.7 WVXU is among the most reliable media institutions in the Tri-State region. Our mission is to always be a trusted, independent source of journalism, music and culture, empowering a vibrant, engaged and informed community.

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Our team of reporters and editors have decades of experience writing and reporting the news. Our first responsibility is to our listeners and readers. There is no connection between our funding and editorial decisions. When we do cover a funding partner, a disclosure will be mentioned on-air and online. We take pride in our work, editing and fact-checking every story. If an article warrants a correction, we will immediately correct it and explain the correction for complete transparency.