Clare Roth

All Things Considered Host

Clare Roth joined WOSU in February of 2017. After attending the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, she returned to her native Iowa as a producer for Iowa Public Radio.

Besides her affinity for four-letter flyover states and Big Ten schools, Clare is a big fan of stand-up comedy, ice skating, and indie theaters. An incurable word nerd, she can usually be found at the library.

Ways to Connect

John Locher / Associated Press

When Columbus made Amazon’s list of finalists for the tech giant’s second headquarters, critics had one major concern: the city’s transportation system. With talk of a Hyperloop once again in the air and a Smart City project in the works, how citizens get around Columbus has become a pressing question. 

Two Dollar Radio

Hanif Abdurraqib, the author of the acclaimed essay collection They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us, announced a two-book deal with Random House last month. But the vote of confidence from a major New York City-based publisher hasn’t lessened his dedication for his home city of Columbus.

University of Dayton

There's an old adage: The first step to change is knowing you have a problem. Kelly Cushion, a software design engineer at University of Dayton's Research Institute, decided to take it one step further. 

She wants to change the brain chemistry of people addicted to opioids to help them see they have a problem.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / Associated Press

Robyn Wilson, associate professor of risk analysis and decision science at The Ohio State University, had served on the EPA’s Science Advisory Board for nearly two and a half years when she received a request to step down. The problem, it seemed, was the fact her research had been funded by an EPA grant. 

Erin Clark / WOUB

Almost a year to date after the 2017 Women’s March, Central Ohio women are taking to the street once again. On Saturday, as part of a national day of protest, a “Power to the Polls” march will begin at the Greater Columbus Convention Center and end at the Statehouse.

Job seekers at one of two fulfillment centers in Central Ohio.
Esther Honig / WOSU

Columbus’ promises of big tax breaks and investments in transportation seem to have caught the attention of Amazon, which named the city one of 20 finalists for the site of its second corporate headquarters.

Civic Arts Project

Columbus has released its Art On High strategic vision, as part of a plan to spend $420,000 of city money on public art along High Street, from Goodale to Ninth Avenue.

Ryan Stanton / Flickr

With the announcement that its sponsor is pulling funding, the closure of the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow could be imminent, and traditional schools around the state are preparing to take the state's largest online charter schools' students. 

Clare Roth

Emmanuel Remy is set to take a seat on Columbus City Council on January 18 at 5:30 PM, despite the fact that Remy hasn’t garnered a single vote. Instead, he was appointed by sitting members to fill the vacancy left by former council president Zach Klein.

Joseph Helle

Former Army Sgt. Joseph Helle didn't realize something was wrong until he was at his polling place.

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