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The new Miss Kentucky hopes to inspire children through reading

Springfield, Ky. native Hannah Edelen was crowned, Miss Kentucky.
courtesy Rob Metzger
Springfield, Ky. native Hannah Edelen was crowned, Miss Kentucky.

In mid -June Springfield native and Northern Kentucky teacher, Hannah Edelen was crowned Miss Kentucky. Arts reporter Cheri Lawson talked with Edelen about her story and how she hopes to use her platform to inspire children to change the world through reading

Cheri is a broadcast producer, anchor, reporter, announcer and talk show host with over 25 years of experience. For three years, she was the local host of Morning Edition on WMUB-FM at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Cheri produced and hosted local talk shows and news stories for the station for nine years. Prior to that, she produced and co-hosted a local talk show on WVXU, Cincinnati for nearly 15 years. Cheri has won numerous awards from the Public Radio News Directors Association, the Ohio and Kentucky Associated Press, and both the Cincinnati and Ohio chapters of the Society for Professional Journalists.
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