Steve Brown

News Morning Anchor and Managing Editor

Steve Brown grew up in nearby Richwood, Ohio and now lives there with his wife and two sons. He started his journalism career as a weekend board operator at WOSU while majoring in journalism at Ohio State, where he also wrote for the student newspaper The Lantern and co-founded the organization Students for Public Broadcasting.

He left Ohio in 2007 to become the morning anchor at KSTK in Wrangell, Alaska while also serving as a regional correspondent for the Alaska Public Radio Network. Steve has also anchored and reported for public radio stations in Orlando and Jacksonville, Florida. His award-winning features have been featured on several NPR programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

When he's not working, Steve is likely listening to public radio, playing guitar or watching his beloved Buckeyes.

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When a wrester has accomplished everything before the age of 20, what keeps them motivated?

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The Marysville-made Honda Accord has been named 2018 North American Car of the Year.

The spring-like weather is moving out of Central Ohio just as quickly as it moved in.

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A Hilliard teenager has pledged no contest to charges of plotting to murder classmates in a mass shooting at Hilliard Davidson High School.

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Ohio officials and civil liberty advocates are in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday for a U.S. Supreme Court case that could have implications for how several states update their voter rolls.

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Against the wishes of dozens of activists gathered outside Columbus City Hall, City Council members appointed a realtor to fill the latest vacancy on the governing body.

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Columbus City Schools and most other Central Ohio districts are closed on Monday after overnight freezing rain covered the region in ice.

Nearly six months after a deadly ride malfunction at the Ohio State Fair, a state board on ride safety is taking action to increase public confidence in amusement rides.

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Despite years of efforts to push down the infant mortality rate of black babies, the latest data shows Ohio has a worse rate than nearly every other state in the nation.

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Columbus City Council has selected its first openly gay president. Shannon Hardin ascended to the post Tuesday night after being picked by his colleagues in a 4-2 vote.