Alison Holm

Reporter, News Anchor, International Fiduciary Compliance Officer

A native of Chicago, Alison grew up in Cincinnati and lived in several cities that did not begin with the letter "C" before she moved to Columbus. She received a BA from Earlham College and briefly attended Bir Zeit and Hebrew University. After a wide ranging career that included late night jazz host, housing discrimination field investigator, and occupational health video production, she settled on radio news as the best excuse to talk to people for a living. Some of her favorite interviews include Nikki Giovanni, Yo-yo Ma and N'tobo M'beke. Alison has an equal passion for Midwest history, hockey and Slavic poetry.

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News
6:30 am
Tue June 25, 2013

CCS Plans To Appoint Interim Superintendent

The Columbus School board meets tonight to appoint an interim superintendent to take over when Gene Harris steps down at the end of the week.

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News
8:29 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Ohio, Indiana Create Joint Site To Win FAA Drone Test Contract

The base of operations for Ohio's and Indiana's joint effort to win a test site for unmanned drone aircraft will be based in Springfield. 

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News
8:21 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Columbus Schools Adapt To Reading Guarantee

The Columbus City Schools are taking steps to address the issue of grade-reading readiness, and to come into compliance with the state's third grade reading guarantee.

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News
9:12 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Summer Food Programs Opening; Need For More Sites

Summer Food Service Program sites are open to provide meals to children who normally receive free or reduced-price meals during the school year.

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News
12:55 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Gee Retiring As President But Not Leaving Ohio State

Retiring Ohio State President Gordon Gee is offering his explanations for stepping down, citing everything from his age to a desire to spend more time with his family, which includes twin granddaughters.

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News
6:56 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

AAA Expects Slight Decline In Holiday Travel

An estimated 1.3 million Ohioans plan to travel over the Memorial Day weekend.

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News
5:03 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Cleveland Police Defend Actions Searching For Missing Women

The FBI and Cleveland Police are defending themselves against allegations of shoddy work after three women missing for a decade were rescued from a home late Monday.

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News
5:27 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Anti-Union State Legislation Drawing Protest

Legislation that would allow Ohio workers to opt out of paying union dues have been introduced in the Ohio legislature.

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News
10:23 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Fired Bishop Watterson Teacher Will Continue To fight For Job

A Bishop Watterson teacher fired over her sexual orientation says she will continue to pursue the grievance process in a fight to regain her job. Former phys-ed teacher Carla Hale met with Watterson principal Marian Hutson Tuesday.

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News
10:08 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

Dublin Jerome High School Mourns Death of Teacher

Dublin Jerome High School students and staff are struggling to come to terms with the death of a teacher this morning.

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News
8:10 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

US Secretary of Education To Discuss Education In Columbus

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is coming to Columbus later this week, to talk about recommendations to improve education.

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Sports
11:55 am
Fri April 12, 2013

Rare Baseball Films Return To Wexner Center

The Clippers home opener may have been rained out last night, but baseball is still blooming in Columbus this weekend, with the Wexner Center's series of baseball shorts.

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News
6:20 am
Wed April 10, 2013

CCS Board Suspends Search For Permanent Superintendent

The Columbus City School boards last night voted to suspend the search for a permanent replacement for superintendent Gene Harris, who is stepping down in June, and to put that task in the hands of a new committee to be headed by the Board president and Mayor Michael Coleman. The resolution passed – but not without controversy.  Alison Holm has more.

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News
6:24 pm
Wed April 3, 2013

Blue Jackets Big Players At NHL Trade Deadline

The Columbus Blue Jackets managed to steal some thunder at the NHL trade deadline in a deal that could help propel the team to the playoffs for only the second time in franchise history.

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News
1:03 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Autism And Shakespeare

April is Autism Awareness Month.

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News
4:57 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Bus And Sports Cuts Off The Table, Say CCS Officials

Drastic cuts to transportation, extracurricular activities and athletics for the Columbus City Schools are off the table, thanks to some good news from the state, say district officials.


  


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News
8:26 pm
Wed March 6, 2013

CCS Considering Expanding Pre-K With Partners

The Columbus City Schools may turn to outside partners for help expanding pre-kindergarten classes.  Alison Holm has more.


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News
10:56 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Columbus Schools Bracing For Cuts

Columbus City Schools could cut classes, jobs, and transportation under a series of proposals presented last night.

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Newscasts
10:02 pm
Tue February 26, 2013

Tea Party Rejects, Business Support, Medicaid Expansion


Earlier this month, Republican State Treasurer Josh Mandel raised some eyebrows for criticizing fellow Republican John Kasich's proposal to expand Medicaid coverage to more Ohioans, and some conservatives are still balking at the idea.

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News
6:54 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

New Albany Doctor Charged With Pataskala Woman's Death

A New Albany doctor has been charged with the rape and murder of a pregnant woman discovered in her car last summer.

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