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 — 3,340 followers, 1,193 tweets

Nov 16, 2017

“lower the tax rate on beer produced in the United States, particularly for small breweries” Cheers 🍻 @robportman  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/15/us/politics/senate-tax-bill-lobbying-breaks.html 

Nov 14, 2017

Our leader and afternoon-news-decider, @ClareAliceRoth , declared that "today would not be garbage." I am optimistic and dedicated to her vision.

Nov 14, 2017

Our leader and afternoon-news decider, @ClareAliceRoth , declared that "today would not be garbage." I am optimistic and dedicated to her vision.

Nov 13, 2017

Veterans Day has passed but I’m just getting around to tweeting out my story on vets in rural Ohio. @wosunews  http://www.tinyurl.com/y9of5qwo 

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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