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Esther Honig

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Columbus, OH
Radio Journalist — WOSU-FM (Columbus, OH)
As seen in: WOSU-FM (Columbus, OH), NPR, The Atlantic, Public Radio International, KPCC-FM (Pasadena, CA), KPBS-TV (San Diego, CA), KCRW-FM (Santa Monica, CA), WLRN-FM (Miami, FL) and 54 more

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 — 3,354 followers, 1,199 tweets

@GabrielJR @wosunews @shylanott You were the third millennial to join the @wosunews team and it made my life that much easier! Thankfully no one ever gets too far away in pub radio (:
Former stripper to launch second bid for governor ...alt headline: Ohio Gubernatorial Candidate Has Strong Likeness To Cardi B. #moneymoves #bloodyshoes https://t.co/rXFvSwPbvC
On the first of this year Columbus launched a new bus line called CMAX. The following day I reported on it and produced a feature, Q & A and wed post. #humblebrag https://t.co/aKpURHHOHp
@bourbonswan @GabrielJR @npratc Hi Amy, in my reporting I found that it is often mothers who decide to withhold pain medicine from their daughters. Of course a legal guardian has the ability to do the same.
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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