Mike Curtin is a freelance journalist. He is retired from The Dispatch Printing Company after a 38-year career as reporter, editor and associate publisher for The Columbus Dispatch.
He also served four years (2013-2016) in the Ohio House of Representatives representing the 17th District, serving the west and south sides of Columbus.
During his newspaper career, Curtin specialized in the coverage of state and local government, public policy and electoral politics. He is co-author of The Ohio Politics Almanac, now in its 3rd edition, published by Kent State University Press.
In civic and community service, he currently serves on the boards of the Mount Carmel Foundation, the Columbus International Visitors Council and the Ohio Air Quality Development Authority.
A lifelong resident of Columbus, Curtin is a 1973 graduate of The Ohio State University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He and his wife, Sharon, have two children and four grandchildren.
Monday, January 28 at 7:00pm
Community Foundation Theater in the Gund Gallery
101 1/2 College Drive, Gambier, Ohio 43022
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