Emily Maxwell


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When did you start working here? August 2010

What other positions have you held here? Web producer, August 2010-December 2012; Web editor, December 2012-July 2013; Photojournalist, July 2013-present

Where else have you worked? I've been a freelance photographer in Cincinnati since 2008, contributing to many local media outlets over the years, mainly Cincinnati CityBeat.

Where did you go to college? I attended the University of Cincinnati for five years where I earned a degree in journalism with a concentration in photojournalism and a minor in English.

What are you most proud of when it comes to your work? The best part of my job is working with a team of people who are committed to providing the best content for our audiences. 

What are you most proud of in your own life? I'm the first person to graduate from the photojournalism track at the University of Cincinnati's journalism department.

What do you love about living in the Tri-State? I'm in awe of the new efforts to revitalize historic neighborhoods around town -- both in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. As a Cincinnati native, it's encouraging to see people dedicated to enhancing and preserving their hometowns.

Also -- the live music. Cincinnati is fortunate to have acquired an eclectic group of talented musicians who pay homage to their city's musical heritage. 

What are your favorite local hangouts/places, sports & cultural institutions? Downtown, Over-the-Rhine, Northside, Covington

All time favorites? TV shows: The Office, Lost, Bands/ Musicians: Otis Redding, The Band, Halvsies, You, You're Awesome, The Hiders, Those Darlins, DAAP Girls, Ohio Knife, The Harlequins, Brian Olive, The Guitars

Other than 9 On Your Side & WCPO.com, you get your news from: ABC News, New York Times, NPR, BBC News, WVXU, WNKU, CityBeat

Apps you can't live without? Google Maps -- I'm always lost. And, of course, the 9 On Your Side app!

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