Radio Journalist reporting in and around Columbus, Ohio. NPR affiliate @WOSU

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Biography

My name is Esther Honig and I'm a reporter for the NPR affiliate WOSU in Columbus, Ohio.

I'm from San Francisco originally, but I've called many places home over the year, like Kansas City, Mexico City, and Denver.

I'm a bilingual reporter who produces work for podcasts like Unfictional and The...

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@estherhonig — 3,317 followers, 1,149 tweets

Jul 14, 2017

RT @GabrielJR: Some Ohio counties say they're stressed by the costs of opioid overdoses. @estherhonig did the math.  https://twitter.com/wosunews/status/885876561022525442 

Jul 13, 2017

Lightning has struck the @wosu building and our classical station is off air....@WCBE905Columbus can we borrow your transmitter.

Jun 30, 2017

In Middletown, Ohio I asked if media had blown the #opioidepidemic out of proportion. No, they said "it's bad ya'll just figured that out."

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Why did you become a journalist?

I'm good at finding story angles. I see them everywhere I go. I'm also great at connecting with strangers. I also do that everywhere I go.

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

My school wasn't big enough to have a newspaper, so I started my own zine series. A new issue was published each month and sold for $2.

What advice can you offer to aspiring journalists?

Ask yourself, what you can offer as a journalist that few others can. The world doesn't need more journalist, it needs new perspectives