Capital Bureau Chief, Cincinnati Enquirer
Chrissie Thompson is the Columbus Bureau Chief for The Cincinnati Enquirer and the USA Today Network. This election cycle, she covered Governor John Kasich’s presidential bid and the presidential race in Ohio, while directing coverage of state government and the U.S. Senate race. She moved to Ohio in 2013 after five years covering the auto industry in Detroit—first for Automotive News, a leading trade journal, and then for the Detroit Free Press. Thompson holds degrees from Taylor University in Upland, Indiana and the University of Michigan. She lives in Delaware with her husband, who is a professor at Ohio Wesleyan University.