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Tony Ganzer

Cleveland, OH, USA
Journalist and Host, WCPN — WCPN-FM (Cleveland, OH)
Covers:  immigration, human interest, ohio politics, ethnic communities, urban issues, economy, religion, asylum realities
Doesn't Cover: breaking business news, wonky policy without human faces, quarterly earnings

Journalist & intl broadcaster. Host @WCPN. Was @srgssr, @BoschFellowship, @kjzzphoenix. MA Intl Relations @uniofleicester. Polyglot. PGP

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I am an award-winning journalist and international broadcaster, with over a decade as a reporter, producer, and anchor. My radio, video, and web contributions have been published by, among others, NPR, the BBC, PRI, Deutsche Welle, and Swissinfo.

Currently I’m the afternoon host for Cleveland’s N...

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I can honestly say no one I saw in Ireland looked like this @WKYC weather guy. Ever. 😳#StPattysDay #Cleveland #reallythough Sorry, @rte @rtenews. ✌️
If you're still sober, you might pick up some theology humor on this St. Patrick's Day: 
RT @nickconfessore: BREAKING: New documents tell the inside story of how a Trump-linked data firm obtained private info from more than…
“As the proverb says, ‘It is better to die honorably than to live dishonorably’" 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Aside internships in school, I was a fill-in reporter in Olympia, WA for the Northwest News Network. I am ever thankful for that break!

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Different things, to different people. I see a journalist as an über-citizen, deeply engaged in wanting to make society better with info.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

With personalized engagement. Please realize a radio report needs characters, scenes, and sounds, and not just figures and talking heads.