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Zack Carreon


Expertise: Education, photojournalism

Education: Bowling Green State University


Favorite Tri-State Neighborhood: West End


  • Education reporter for WVXU with experience in radio, television and print
  • Former content editor and photojournalist at WTOL 11 News in Toledo
  • Experience covering news in three Ohio cities — Cincinnati, Cleveland and Toledo
  • Cleveland Browns fan


Before joining Cincinnati Public Radio in 2022, Zack Carreon spent four years covering breaking news, culture and sports in Toledo. He was also an intern for Ideastream Public Media in Cleveland.


Zack graduated with a bachelor's degree in media production from Bowling Green State University with a minor in film and was a BGSU men's rugby player.

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.

Why trust us

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.