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Media Relations Team

Melanie Crabill
Director of Media Relations
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Kevin Kilbane
Director of Communications
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News Releases

2016 News Clips

"Columbus officials announce first deployment of body-worn police cameras"-WBNS

First Lady Announces Commission for Women’s Advancement"-Columbus Underground

Columbus Women's Commission Announces Inaugural Class"-Columbus CEO

Columbus moves forward with police body cameras, picks vendor"-Columbus Dispatch

Franklinton Rising transforming homes & lives"-WBNS

Hugh Dorrian calling it a career after more than 50 years of service"-Columbus Business First

Mayor Ginther Releases 2017 General Budget Proposal"-Columbus Underground

Mayor Ginther releases $869 million budget proposal"-NBC4

Ginther's budget boosts spending on safety, education, neighborhoods"-Columbus Dispatch

District’s first all-preschool building is bustling after opening"-Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Receives Perfect Score On LGBTQ Equality Index"-WOSU

Ginther leads Downtown parade celebrating 50 years of Quarter Horse Congress"-Columbus Dispatch 

Columbus, Fraternal Order of Police reach agreement on use of body cameras"-WBNS

City of Columbus reaches agreement with FOP on use of body worn cameras"-NBC4

Columbus Women's Commission gets underway"-Columbus CEO

South Side housing complex to include job training"-Columbus Dispatch

Ohio Mayors Discuss Opportunities and Challenges"-Columbus Underground

COSI unveils dinosaur exhibit in partnership with American Museum of Natural History"-Columbus Business First

Good review panel is chosen"-Columbus Dispatch

Neighborhoods office opens in Linden"-Columbus Dispatch

City names location for first Department of Neighborhoods"-Columbus Business First

Columbus Mayor Announces Members Of The Charter Review Committee"-WOSU

Mayor and city council name charter review committee members"-WBNS

Former lieutenant governor, journalist among 9 to review Columbus City Council structure"-Columbus Business First

119 apply for Columbus City Council ward representation committee"-Columbus Business First

NBC4 hosts town hall meeting to confront youth violence in local community"-NBC4

Ginther starting city council review process"-Columbus Dispatch

Columbus police officers testing body cameras"-Columbus Dispatch

Panel offers best-practices conclusions on police body cameras"-Columbus Dispatch

City lands conference of meeting planners"-Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Meets The Challenge: Mayor Andrew Ginther interview"-Thinking Highways 

Mayor names former fire chief as new Columbus Director of Public Safety"-Columbus Dispatch

Former fire chief Ned Pettus named Safety Director"-NBC4

City teams up with businesses to build new homes in Hilltop neighborhood"-WBNS

Hundreds pray for peace and change at healing rally in Columbus"-WBNS

Local leaders come together to share message of peace"-WBNS

Mayor Ginther talks to teens about recent violence in America"-ABC6

Police recruit graduation brings celebration and reflection"-ABC6

Columbus wins $140 million Smart City Grant for Linden neighborhood plan"-ABC6

Columbus took Smart City Challenge a step further"-Columbus Dispatch

Win puts city on road to future"-Columbus Dispatch 

Columbus wins the White House’s ‘Smart City’ challenge"-The Verge

Columbus just won $50 million to become the city of the future"-Wired

Columbus names 1st director for Department of Neighborhoods"-Columbus Business First

Officials kickoff Gay Pride Week at Columbus City Hall"-WBNS

Smart City blitz is over – now, Columbus waits"-Columbus Business First

Columbus pitches for $50M in federal transportation grants"-Columbus Dispatch

Columbus Partnership Harnesses Columbus’ Strengths in Smart City Challenge"-Columbus CEO

Olde Town East house rehab highlights land bank’s changing focus"-Columbus Dispatch

Columbus’ east side African American history preserved"-NBC4

Open Spaces Bring Light to Downtown Columbus"-New York Times 

Public-private effort boosted"-Columbus Dispatch

$950 million bond package to go before Columbus City Council"-Columbus Dispatch

Community Safety Initiative kicking off"-ABC6

City Officials Share Possible Regulations For Police Body Cameras"-WOSU  

Local Leaders Pledge $90 Million to New Transportation Technology Fund"-Columbus Underground

Columbus groups pledge $90M to lure federal Smart City grants"-Columbus Business First

Columbus’ quest to win “Smart City” grant gets $90 million boost"-WBNS

Columbus private sector pledging $90 million to help ‘Smart Cities’ effort"-Columbus Dispatch

Residents have high hopes for Columbus’ new neighborhoods agency"-Columbus Dispatch

Smart City Challenge: Business and civic leaders pitch Columbus as ideal testing ground for new ideas"-Columbus Business First

Columbus a finalist for $40 million high-tech transit grant"-Columbus Dispatch

Columbus needs to navigate common police body-camera issues"-Columbus Dispatch

Columbus to find out how economic development incentives impact job creation, neighborhoods"-Columbus Business First

Columbus Startup Week kicks off today, 3,000 attendees in sight"-Columbus Business First

$1B capital budget approved"-Columbus Dispatch

Columbus holds first forum to discuss police body cameras"-Columbus Dispatch

Budget targets overdue projects"-Columbus Dispatch

Columbus to spend record $1B on capital improvement projects in 2016"-Columbus Business First

Columbus Mayor Ginther Proposes Billion Dollar Capital Budget"-WOSU

Mayor's budget focuses on Columbus neighborhoods"-ABC6/Fox28