Emily Bamforth


What is your role at Advance Ohio?

I’m a reporter covering Ohio higher education and other breaking/trending news.

What was your first job?

I tutored children at a learning center in West Chester, Ohio.

What are 3 words to describe what makes you successful in your role with Advance Ohio?

Learning from others

What is your proudest moment at Advance Ohio?

I really love reporting on diversity and affordability issues at Ohio colleges, so working on stories like those is always a highlight.

What is your source of daily motivation?

My coworkers are always great to talk to or bounce story ideas around with.

What did you want to be when growing up?

A writer – though for a hot second I wanted to work as a zoologist.

If you had to eat one meal, every day for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Breakfast sandwiches (I may eat some version of a breakfast sandwich most days).

What is top on your bucket list?

A backpacking trip through Southeast Asia.

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