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
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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News
4:46 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Obama To Deliver OSU Spring Commencement Address

Credit Gus Chan / Plain Dealer

Ohio State University says President Obama will deliver the commencement address in May, becoming the third sitting president to do so.


  


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News
8:02 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Blue Jackets Fire GM Scott Howson


After five plus seasons, the Columbus Blue Jackets fired General Manager Scott Howson Tuesday night.  Alison Holm has more.

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News
7:59 am
Wed February 13, 2013

Lobbyist Says the Arts An Economic Driver For Cities

In the battle for economic growth, cities are competing to attract workers, businesses, and development. One lobbyist says the arts are an underutilized tool to boost a cities image -- and it's bottom line. 

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News
6:50 pm
Thu January 31, 2013

Republican State Officials Have Cash Reserves For 2014 Elections

Governor Kasich
http://governor.ohio.gov

The Republicans at the head of state government say they hope to remain on the job after 2014. The governor, state auditor, treasurer, attorney general and secretary of state have all indicated they plan to run again. And they have significant campaign cash on hand already.

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News
7:32 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Franklinton Landlord Convicted in Fatal Fire Violates Probation

A Franklinton landlord convicted in the aftermath of a fatal fire at one of his properties a year ago has been arrested again for violating probation.

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News
6:43 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Ohio House Approves Moving State of the State Address

The Ohio House has agreed to the governor's plans to move the State of the State speech out of the capital for the second year in a row.

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News
7:18 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

School Officer Pleads Guilty To Sex Charges

A former Centennial High School resource officer pleaded guilty this morning to a federal charge that he coerced sexual behavior from minors.

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News
10:24 am
Mon January 14, 2013

AAA Anticipates Slightly Lower Gasoline Prices In 2013

Ohio gas prices are higher to start the new work week, but auto club AAA expects prices to decline overall this year.

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News
8:44 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Number of flu cases up; supply of treatment drugs down

Some communities are reporting increases in cases of influenza.

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