Michael De Bonis
Michael De Bonis moved to Columbus in 2012 to start at WOSU public radio. He began his journalism career at WBEZ Chicago Public Radio with a production internship at the station's daily news magazine show, Eight Forty-Eight. In subsequent years, he worked as a reporter and producer on several projects including the pop music talk show Sound Opinions. In 2011, he was awarded the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award for Excellence in Radio Reporting for his work as a producer on WBEZ’s science show Clever Apes.
Michael was born and raised in Rockland County, NY. He graduated in 2002 from Washington University in St. Louis with a BA in Philosophy. He lives in the Glen Echo neighborhood of Old North Columbus with his wife and son.