Jo Ingles

Jo Ingles is a professional journalist who covers politics and Ohio government for the Ohio Public Radio and Television for the Ohio Public Radio and Television Statehouse News Bureau. She reports on issues of importance to Ohioans including education, legislation, politics, and life and death issues such as capital punishment.

After working for more than a decade at WOSU-AM, Jo was hired by the Ohio Public Radio/TV News Bureau in 1999. Her work has been featured on national networks such as National Public Radio, Marketplace, the Great Lakes Radio Consortium and the BBC. She is often a guest on radio talk shows heard on Ohio’s public radio stations. In addition, she’s a regular guest on WOSU-TV’s “Columbus on the Record” and ONN’s “Capitol Square”. Jo also writes for respected publications such as Columbus Monthly and the Reuters News Service.

She has won many awards for her work across all of those platforms. She is currently the president of the Ohio Radio and TV Correspondent’s Association, a board member for the Ohio Legislative Correspondent’s Association and a board member for the Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters. Jo also works as the Media Adviser for the Ohio Wesleyan University Transcript newspaper and OWU radio.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has been talking a lot lately about voter fraud and the possibility of a rigged election. This is what the Republican who is in charge of Ohio’s voting system thinks about his party’s standard bearer’s assertions.

A new Quinnipiac University Poll shows Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s lead among Ohio voters has grown.

Ohio is used to getting a lot of attention when it comes to electing presidents. It’s been called a bellwether state. But is it?

The state’s top law enforcement official is urging communities throughout the state to take advantage of all of the programs available to help them fight the heroin epidemic that’s facing all parts of Ohio.

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled the process Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is using to remove voters from the rolls is illegal.

A new law meant to stop drug overdoses is going into effect Tuesday. It focuses on providing help for overdose victims.

A newly proposed ballot initiative filed with the Attorney General would begin the process of putting an issue on the ballot to ban all abortions in Ohio.

Democrats in the Ohio Legislature say state leaders need to do much more to deal with opioid abuse and deaths.

Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump has said repeatedly that he thinks the voting system could be rigged. And recently, the FBI raised questions about integrity of the voting systems in Arizona and Illinois.

The Ohio Democratic Party is appealing a federal court decision that cancels the so-called "Golden Week", when voters can register and cast ballots at the same time.

There are calls for the President of the Ohio State Medical Board to step down over comments he’s made about a pending case.

Changes in the rules involving preschool funding in Ohio have caught the attention of a state lawmaker.

Wednesday at 4pm is the deadline for submitting petition signatures for independent presidential candidates for the fall ballot in Ohio. The Libertarian Party of Ohio submitted their ticket's paperwork yesterday. But the party is using an unusual strategy to do that.

Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson is expected to file petitions tomorrow to have his name put on the ballot – but not as a Libertarian.

There have been some key endorsements in Ohio’s U.S. Senate race during the past couple of days.

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