‘Wanting Up’ Host Anna Hehman Takes New Function With Cincinnati Observatory


The Cincinnati Observatory has a new CEO and she is making history. Former operations director Anna Hehman is now the first woman to work as managing director at the observatory. Hehman is also co-hosting – along with Observatory Outreach Astronomer and Assistant Director Dean Regas – of WVXUs Look up Podcast.

“I am excited and honored to play this role at such an exciting time for our organization, and I look forward to ensuring that this National Historic Landmark will educate, engage and inspire our community for many years to come about astronomy and space science “, Says Hehmann.

Hehman’s appointment comes as the observatory continues to expand its program, including more online programs, to expand its reach despite the limitations of the pandemic. Three programs managed by the Observatory include:

· Future Galileos

· Online astronomy courses

· Telescopes on loan

Join Cincinnati Edition to discuss her new role is Cincinnati Observatory Managing Director Anna Hehmann.

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