Nick Houser

Chief Content Director - Digital Media

Nick Houser leads the digital media team and oversees all things digital, including,, digital content, the WOSU Public Media Mobile App, social media, enewsletters, podcasts and on-demand video.

Nick has extensive experience in the journalism, digital and communications fields. He came from Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business where he served as web content manager and before that he was the college’s public relations coordinator.

Prior to joining Ohio State, he was an Associated Press Society of Ohio award-winning journalist at the Xenia Daily Gazette, The Chronicle-Telegram in Elyria and the Delaware Gazette. Nick holds a Bachelor Degree in Journalism from The Ohio State University.

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Several Ohio government websites were hacked on Sunday morning by a group that denounced President Donald Trump and supports the Islamic State. 

The hacker calling itself Team System Dz replaced the websites' content with an anti-government message.

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The Columbus Blue Jackets traded forward Brandon Saad back to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for top young forward Artemi Panarin in a blockbuster draft day trade on Friday. 

2016 was a memorable year for Classical 101 and the arts in Columbus, check out the stories from our blog over the past year. 

It’s been exciting and unpredictable year for news in Columbus and Ohio. As we bid farewell to 2016, we wanted to take a look back at the most viewed news stories on the WOSU site throughout the year.

Take a look at how Ohio is voting county-by-county as the votes are announced.


Keep track of the vote tallies for the Presidential race, Ohio's Congressional makeup in Washington, Ohio General Assembly and two Ohio Supreme Court contested races.

Follow along the results of other local races, such as the Franklin County Prosecutor on WOSU Liveblog: Election Night Results.

Ohio Presidential Voting Results

The presidential election has been the focus for more than a year, however what will Congress look like when the nation's 45th president takes off in January.

Keep track with the Congressional Balance of Power Widget.


Presidential Big Board

Nov 8, 2016

See how every state is voting in one spot with the Presidential Big Board. Results will be updated automatically as polls in each state close.

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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton face off in the final presidential debate Wednesday night at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Graphic of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and word bubbles

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton face off in the second presidential debate Sunday night at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.