High Five

Media Relations Team

Kimber Perfect
Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications

Robin Davis
Director of Media Relations

Melanie Crabill
Communications Manager

News Releases

Recent News Clips

"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"-GCN.com

"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

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