Tana WeingartnerSenior Editor / Reporter
Expertise: Knows a little bit about a lot of things
Education: University of Cincinnati, Miami University
Favorite Tri-State Neighborhood: Any neighborhood with a good hiking trail.
- Senior editor and reporter for WVXU and WMUB with an interest in telling great stories
- More than 20 years of reporting experience in public radio
- Winner of multiple awards, including Best Reporter in Ohio and a Regional Murrow Award
Prior to joining Cincinnati Public Radio full-time in 2010, Tana Weingartner served as news and public affairs producer with WMUB-FM. At WVXU, she covers a range of topics, from breaking news to Ohio's Indigenous history and the localinfant mortality rate. Another beloved beat for her — and listeners— is her "Tanimal" reporting on the state of various animals in our region, including the Cincinnati Zoo's famous Fiona the hippo.
She has earned numerous awards for her reporting, including several Best Reporter awards from the Associated Press and the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, and a regional Murrow Award.
She enjoys snow skiing, soccer and dogs.
Tana earned a bachelor's degree in communication from the University of Cincinnati with a writing certificate in journalism, and a master's degree in mass communication from Miami University.
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Ohio's Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks are the 25th site in the United States — and the first in Ohio — added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
They now take their place alongside such wonders as the Grand Canyon, the Statue of Liberty and the 20th-century architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.
Ohio's newest historical trail pays tribute to the Underground Railroad and the people and places that connected the movement.
After 115 years, Aglamesis Bros. is rebranding, but don't worry, the well-known pink color scheme is staying put.
Artisans from a variety of local guilds are coming together to demonstrate their craftsmanship Saturday. They're billing it as a chance to "shop for a new hobby" — just don't expect traditional craft fair fare, this is fine art.
A team recently traveled to Michigan's border with Canada to learn about the technology going into the new Gordie Howe International Bridge being built as a companion to the nearby Ambassador Bridge that connects Detroit and Windsor.