Emily Hanford-Ostmann


Real-Time editor

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Twitter: @Emily_Hanford

When did you start working here? April 2014

Where else have you worked? Sun News in Cleveland, WTVG in Toledo and Simplemost

Where did you go to college? Ohio University’s E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. I graduated in 2011 with a bachelor of science in broadcast journalism.

What are you most proud of when it comes to your work? I’m proud to play a role in sharing the stories of people who make a difference in our community. I also take pride in knowing that people come to WCPO and WCPO.com for information they want or need.

What are you most proud of in your own life? I’m proud to be a wife, daughter, sister and aunt to some very special people. Even though I love my work, those titles always take priority.

(And that I consistently win during Scrabble matches with my husband.)

What do you love about living in the Tri-State? After five years, there are still so many sites, neighborhoods and restaurants to experience! There always seems to be something new.

What are your favorite local hangouts/places, sports & cultural institutions? Great American Ball Park, MadTree Brewing, Eden Park, any patio in Oakley, Mazunte, Mount Adams, Sawyer Point Park, Riverbend Music Center

Apps you can't live without? Google Maps, Pandora, Lyft, Macy’s, Prime Video, Yelp

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