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

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Ohio State University is starting another school year, but one tradition won't be returning: students hanging signs in their dorm windows.

Ohio Task Force One

As Houston struggles with the effects of Hurricane Harvey, which brought record rainstorms and flooding to large parts of Texas and Louisiana, people from across the country have rushed to aid in search and rescue missions. Among their ranks: Ohio's Task Force One.

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As protesters around the country push for the removal of Confederate monuments, a group rallied near the Ohio Statehouse against a different kind of statue: one of Christopher Columbus.


Franklin County has a new Opioid Czar: Amy O’Grady. O’Grady started last week as a senior policy analyst for the Columbus City Council, and will oversee the county’s efforts to combat the opiate epidemic.

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The Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council released a study that showed more than half of respondents felt they couldn't be more active in the community until transportation services were improved.

Columbus BIFF

On Friday night, the first Columbus Black International Film Festival kicks off, including 28 screenings, a film-making workshop, and an award ceremony over the course of three days.


Like many students, Ohio State University senior Blaire Teaford uses Spotify playlists to make her trips back and forth to school bearable. Unlike many, Teaford’s playlist ended up serving a grander purpose. 

A Foxconn factory in the Czech Republic.
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Columbus City Council is scheduled to vote Monday on a proposal to allow tax incentives for larger businesses promising new jobs. 

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Fifteen pharmacology professors have filed a brief at the U.S. Supreme Court arguing to stop Wednesday’s scheduled execution of a condemned child killer from Akron.

Ohio History Connection

Among the cuts made in the Ohio two-year budget? An updated state constitution.