About

StateImpact Ohio

StateImpact Ohio is a collaboration among WCPN, WKSU and WOSU. Reporters Amy Hansen and Mark Urycki travel the state to report on the state of education in Ohio, where it’s heading, and how it affects you. Read their reports on this site and listen to them on public radio stations across Ohio.

Partners

wcpn

90.3 WCPN ideastream

Northeast Ohio 90.3 FM
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wksu

WKSU

Kent, OH 89.7 FM
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wosu

WOSU

Columbus, OH 89.7 FM
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Supporting Organizations

WCBE, WCSU, WDPR, WGTE, WGUC, WOUB, WVXU, WYSO, WYSU

Reporters

Amy Hansen

Broadcast Reporter

Amy Hansen is an education reporter/producer for StateImpact Ohio. Amy previously was an enterprise reporter for The Beaver County Times in Western Pennsylvania, where she covered in-depth community issues such as hunger and homelessness. Amy has also worked for WGBH’s FRONTLINE and The Boston Herald. The Pittsburgh native holds an M.A. in Broadcast Journalism from Emerson College, where she was the 2013 Journalism Graduate Student of the Year, along with a B.A. in Mass Media Communications from The University of Akron.

Mark Urycki

Reporter

The Network

Issues That Matter. Close To Home.

StateImpact is a project of NPR member stations dedicated to examining how state policy and issues affect people and communities. With reporting teams in six states, the project seeks to inform and engage communities through explanatory, data-driven, accountability journalism. Our reporters work to put the news in context, providing insight, background and analysis around focused policy topics.

Learn more about the project

Participating States

Florida
Education
Indiana
Education
Ohio
Education
Oklahoma
Economy
Pennsylvania
Energy
Texas
Energy