Public Affairs Editor, The Columbus Dispatch
Darrel Rowland has been public affairs editor of The Dispatch since 1999. He and the Dispatch public affairs team have won numerous awards in recent years, including recognition for the best political coverage in Ohio. Previously, Rowland was an urban affairs, general assignment, and special projects reporter at The Dispatch. Earlier he was metro/special projects editor at the Warren Tribune Chronicle and city/special projects editor at the Mansfield News Journal. He is a graduate of The Ohio State University.