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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In Ohio and across the country, many people are heeding the call to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day by doing something for other people.

Documents show a condemned Ohio killer facing a never-tried lethal injection method attempted unsuccessfully to delay his execution by requesting he become an organ donor.

Columbus City School Board member Carole Perkins has announced she will retire at the end of the month, nearly 7 years after she first joined the board as a mid term appointment.

Utility customers facing a disconnection or needing to restore service this winter have a chance to remain connected, thanks to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio's annual Winter Reconnect Order.

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says he'll deliver his annual State of the State speech in the northeast Ohio city of Medina.

Hundreds of Ohioans trying to get or renew their driver's licenses this week are running into trouble because of computer problems.

The owner of an Ohio roofing company has pleaded guilty to charges related to employing immigrants who are in the country illegally, filing false tax documents and insurance fraud.

Although Columbus City Schools were closed for a second straight day yesterday, the school board met last night to take care of a little business.

The Columbus Blue Jackets are sending seven players to Socchi, Russia next month to represent their countries in the winter Olympics.

Ohio's governor is refusing to spare a condemned killer who raped and stabbed to death a pregnant woman and is sentenced to die by a lethal injection process never used in the United States.


Record low temperatures and wind chills are expected Monday night and Tuesday, and medical experts are urging people to take precautions to avoid frostbite, hypothermia and other health risks associated with cold weather.

Water Main Break Ties Up Downtown Streets

Jan 6, 2014

A ruptured water in downtown Columbus is complicating already difficult conditions.

Ohio officials say they've received more than 17,000 applications from people seeking Medicaid health coverage through a new state website.


State health officials say influenza activity is on the rise in Ohio and residents should get vaccinated.

A longtime Cincinnati-area officeholder says he plans to run for Ohio governor, setting up a Democratic primary with the county leader from Cleveland.

A man was killed and another man was injured in a shooting at a gas station on the Near East side Monday evening.

A federal judge in Cincinnati today ordered state officials to recognize same-sex marriages on death certificates, saying the state's ban on such unions is unconstitutional.

Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo has announced he has Parkinson's Disease.

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A federal judge is questioning whether Ohio can continue to deny the validity of same-sex marriages performed in other states.

A Franklin County grand jury has indicted an unknown suspect in an unsolved rape case, marking the first such indictment in the county's history.