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0000017a-3b40-d913-abfe-bf44a4f90000Howard Wilkinson joined the WVXU news team as the politics reporter and columnist in April 2012 , after 30 years of covering local, state and national politics for The Cincinnati Enquirer. On this page, you will find his weekly column, Politically Speaking; the Monday morning political chats with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik and other news coverage by Wilkinson. A native of Dayton, Ohio, Wilkinson has covered every Ohio gubernatorial race since 1974, as well as 16 presidential nominating conventions. Along with politics, Wilkinson also covered the 2001 Cincinnati race riots, the Lucasville prison riot in 1993, the Air Canada plane crash at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in 1983, and the 1997 Ohio River flooding. And, given his passion for baseball, you might even find some stories about the Cincinnati Reds here from time to time.

A Chat With Marty Brennaman Before The Start Of His 46th And Final Year With The Reds

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John Kiesewetter
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Marty Brennaman at a Reds Hot Stove League broadcast in 2016.

Cincinnati Reds radio broadcaster Marty Brennaman is starting his 46th, and last, year with the club. His voice has been the sound of summer for Cincinnati baseball fans since 1974.

Marty Brennaman recently discussed his career and shared some of his most memorable moments behind the mic with Cincinnati Edition. He was joined by WVXU senior political analyst and avid baseball fan Howard Wilkinson (@howardwilkinson) and WVXU radio and TV writer John Kiesewetter (@TVKiese).

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