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Bob Vitale

Bob Vitale
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Bob Vitale is the editor of Prizm. A Toledo native and graduate of Toledo Public Schools, he has worked as a local government and politics reporter for The Columbus Dispatch, as a Washington correspondent for Thomson Newspapers and as editor-in-chief for Outlook Ohio. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from Ball State University and a master's degree in public affairs reporting from the University of Illinois-Springfield. Contact: BobVitale@prizmnews.com
Prizm News / February 19, 2019 / By Prizm News Thursday night viewing parties planned across Ohio. By Prizm News Mark your calendars and cancel all plans. Season 11 of "RuPaul's Drag Race," with Columbus' Nina West competing for the title of America's Next Drag...
Prizm News / February 11, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Democrat Nickie Antonio introduced nondiscrimination bills in every General Assembly session during her eight years in the Ohio House. Now in the Ohio Senate, she's preparing a new version of the Ohio Fairness Act. (Ohio House photo) The bill would add gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation to state...
Prizm News / February 7, 2019 / By Prizm News By Prizm News Dinner and a discussion are planned in Columbus, a community conversation is planned in Cincinnati, and there’s a party tonight in Toledo in honor of Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.  First, the party: It’s a Red Party—as in, wear red, because...
Prizm News / February 6, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Eric Murphy and Chad Readler have been nominated by Donald Trump to the U.S. Sixth District Court of Appeals. Trump nominees oppose marriage equality, transgender military service and expanded nondiscrimination laws. Sen. Rob Portman supports them. UPDATE: The Republican-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee endorsed the nominations of...
Prizm News / February 4, 2019 / By Bob Vitale https://youtu.be/VM6HKG-nEtI Jeremy Blake announces his run for mayor of Newark. Top photo: Blake was sworn in for his second term on the Newark City Council in January 2018. (Prizm photo by Bob Vitale) Jeremy Blake would become Ohio's third out LGBTQ mayor if he's elected in November.
Prizm News / February 1, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Rachel and Cindy Morris are among four LGBTQ couples featured in the February issue of Prizm. (Photo by Renee Freeman Photography) In less than four years, our right to marry has woven seamlessly into the fabric of American life. Commentary by Bob Vitale I...
Prizm News / January 30, 2019 / By Prizm News Networking series will kick off in Central Ohio with an event at Worthington Jewelers. By Prizm News Prizm will start a new series of networking events in February for LGBTQ+ people and our allies.  Prizm Connects begins on Sunday, Feb....
Prizm News / January 24, 2019 / By Bob Vitale By Bob Vitale In a 2017 Columbus Alive readers' poll, she finished just behind Jack Hanna and alongside Buckeyes legend Archie Griffin in the category of Best Face of Columbus. America is about to get to know Nina West. And if they love her as much as she's...
Prizm News / January 25, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Matt Pacifici signed with the Crew in 2016. (Columbus Crew photo) Matt Pacifici is the third former Crew player to come out as gay. By Bob Vitale Matt Pacifici, a former goalie whose professional soccer career was cut short by injury in his first...
Prizm News / January 24, 2019 / By Bob Vitale Nina was on the first cover of Prizm, back in October 2017. (Photo by Staley Munroe) 'This is my time. I'm ready,' she says. By Bob Vitale What everyone has been speculating about for seven months is now official: Nina West is part of...