Amanda Rabinowitz

Morning Edition host/Assistant News Director

Amanda Rabinowitz has been a reporter, host and producer at WKSU since 2007. Her days begin before the sun comes up as the local anchor for NPR’s Morning Edition, which airs on WKSU each weekday from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. In addition to providing local news and weather, she interviews the Plain Dealer’s Terry Pluto for a weekly commentary about Northeast Ohio’s sports scene.

Amanda has been honored by the Radio-Television Digital News Association with a national Edward R. Murrow Award for sports reporting for her story about painkiller addiction in college sports. She’s also been recognized as “best anchor” by Associated Press of Ohio and has won awards from the Press Club of Cleveland, Ohio Professional Writers and the National Federation of Press Women.

Amanda got her master’s degree from The University of Akron, where she teaches undergraduate classes in journalism and broadcasting.

Her free time is spent in her flower gardens at her Akron home, along with traveling to see her favorite bands in concert.  

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Concert photography has changed a lot in the era of smart phones and social media. But for Cleveland photographer Judie Vegh, it’s still an art form. For this week’s Shuffle, we see Northeast Ohio’s music scene through Vegh’s lens.

A 2014 reunion concert of Cleveland hip-hop group Bone Thugs-N-Harmony was the moment Judie Vegh realized concert photography was more than a hobby.

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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon is getting what’s likely to be his final chance to play in the NFL. Gordon returned to Berea Tuesday after being conditionally reinstated by the league. He’s been suspended over and over again during his pro career for substance abuse issues.

WKSU commentator Terry Pluto says the team needs to go slow with his return.

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