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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

2017 News Clips

"Columbus’ leading players kick it hard"-Columbus Dispatch

"Columbus Announces Age-Friendly Strategic Plan, With Emphasis On Transportation"-WOSU

"Columbus Mayor addresses community group on Hilltop"-ABC6

"Proposed Columbus budget adds money to fight opiate addiction"-Columbus Dispatch

"Bill seeks balance on release of police body-cam videos"-Columbus Dispatch

"Mayor Ginther’s growing budget adds firefighters, changes police tactics"-Columbus Dispatch

"Ginther says new programs would replace controversial safety initiative" -Columbus Dispatch

"City of Columbus and 60 companies commit to equal pay pledge"-WBNS

"Mayor Ginther outlines steps to boost confidence in police"-Columbus Dispatch

"Hiring Agreement Calls For More Local Workers, Apprenticeship Programs"-WOSU

"City to test plan for local-worker goals"-Dispatch

"Ginther gives $500k to shelters and treatment for opioid epidemic"-ABC6

"Mayor Ginther, Alex Fischer to meet with MLS, Precourt about Crew"-Columbus Business First 

"Mayors of Columbus, Richmond, Salt Lake City and Tucson Selected as 2018 Class of Daniel Rose Land Use Fellows"-PR Newswire

"Documents detail Columbus’ bid to lure Amazon’s 2nd HQ"-Columbus Dispatch

"City names new commissioner of Columbus Public Health"-NBC4

"Poindexter Village to become a museum"-Columbus Monthly

"Columbus holds ceremony in honor of 9/11 victims"-NBC4

"City prepared for students’ return"-Columbus Dispatch

"Ohio mayors seek emergency response center for opioid crisis"-Associated Press

"Mayor Ginther holds east side community night"-NBC4

"The City of Columbus gets smart"-Forbes

"Mayor Ginther teams up with medical leaders to protect Medicaid expansion"-NBC4

"Conference to Connect Businesses With State’s Government Purchasers"-Columbus CEO

"Local officials’ opioid addiction plan focuses on treatment, education"-Columbus Dispatch

"Columbus putting teenagers to work to keep them away from violence"-ABC6

"Columbus hires civilian evaluators to help pick fire and police recruits"-Columbus Dispatch 

"Schools Out" program is offering students a safer summer solution"-WBNS 

"Columbus offers summer programs to keep youths out of trouble"-Columbus Dispatch

"Council funds police video-storage and Smart Columbus electrification"-Columbus Dispatch

"My Brother's Keeper impacting Columbus teens"-ABC6

"City council approves $861.4 million capital budget for 2017"-Columbus Dispatch

"Creating a Smart City Starts with Transportation"-American Infrastructure Magazine

"How Columbus, Ohio parlayed $50 million into $500 million for a smart city transportation network"-TechRepublic

"Forum focuses on promise of immigrants to Franklin County"-Columbus Dispatch

"Startups to compete for $100K investments from new Columbus Smart City Accelerator"-Columbus Business First

"Silicon Valley think tank assisting Smart City initiative"-Columbus Dispatch

"Community Centers Get Boost In Columbus Capital Improvement Plan"-WOSU

"Mayor Ginther announces 2017 Capital Improvements Budget"-ABC6

"Area transportation at the crossroads"-Columbus Dispatch

"Smart Columbus champions a 'top priority' in choosing new COTA and airport chiefs"-Columbus Business First

"Columbus offering programs and services to keep kids safe during Spring Break"-WBNS

"Women’s group seeks pay equity"-Columbus Dispatch letter to the Editor

"Central Ohio Officials Speak Out Against American Health Care Act"-WOSU

"City, county leaders call for plan to fight opiate crisis"-ABC6

"Mayor Ginther sheds light on the Hilltop"-Columbus Messenger

"Opportunities for pre-K programs expanding for children in the Hilltop"-NBC4

"Columbus revs up smart city efforts"

"Columbus hires lead for Smart City effort, with staff moving to Idea Foundry in Franklinton"-Columbus Business First

"Smart Columbus Update: More Funding Secured, New “Chief Innovation Officer” to Lead Effort"-Columbus Underground

"Ginther Declares, “The state of our city is strong.”-614Now

"Ginther talks accomplishments, future plans during address"-WBNS

"Financial commitment to Smart Columbus program grows to $417 million"-NBC4

"Money pouring in to Smart Columbus transportation program"-Columbus Dispatch

"Smart Columbus & Linden Work Together in Community Dialogue"-614Now

"Columbus officially protects undocumented immigrants"-ABC6

"Mayor Ginther signs executive order supporting resettlement of refugees to Columbus"-WBNS

"Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther Signs Executive Order on Immigration"-Columbus Underground

"Mayor says he'll settle on path for Linden improvements by year's end"-Columbus Dispatch

"Mayor Ginther to sign order supporting settlement of refugees in Columbus"-NBC4

"Mayor Ginther, city council address executive order on immigration"-WBNS

"City to study minority contracts"-Columbus Dispatch

"Business partnerships pay dividends for city"-Columbus CEO

"Columbus is pleasing tourists"-Columbus Business First

"Hundreds participate in annual MLK march in Columbus"-WBNS

"Columbus celebrates King's contributions with march, breakfast"-Columbus Dispatch

"Self-driving cars possible in city in 5 years, Ginther says"-Columbus Dispatch

"Columbus mayor Ginther takes part in panel at North American Auto Show"-ABC6

"Forecast 2017: Local luminaries on what they want for Columbus this year"-Columbus Alive

"Dinosaurs, new facilities in Columbus' forecast"-This Week News

"Ginther reflects on first year as Columbus mayor"-Columbus Dispatch