Marilou Johanek

Marilou Johanek

Marilou Johanek is a veteran Ohio print and broadcast journalist who has covered state and national politics as a longtime newspaper editorial writer and columnist.


An empowered electorate will face choices in 2022 election, candidates face reckoning

By: - September 28, 2022

This commentary originally appeared in the Ohio Capital Journal. After the 2016 election, shellshocked women braced for the worst. A crude misogynist — and direct threat to reproductive, civil and human rights — was poised to make the next four years a living hell. The day after he was inaugurated president, more than four million […]