HankWilson

Hank Wilson is the director of communications for the John Glenn School of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University where he develops and manages the school’s branding, marketing and communications.

For the Glenn School, Wilson developed marketing, branding, visual and social media strategies and designed and built the school’s website. He provides web development, original reporting and communications writing and editing, photography, video production and graphics production for the school’s website, social media platforms, Public Address magazine and all the school’s printed materials.

In 2013, his efforts to advance the Glenn School's social media outreach were recognized as the fourth most effective among the almost 200 public administration school survey by MPADegree.org.

Wilson was the Knight Digital Media Fellow in the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism at The Ohio State University, where he produced a series of video stories and a website on the culture of “no snitching” in Newport News, Va. The project was a finalist for the Online Video Journalism Award from the Online News Association.

He was a senior editor as well as one of the photojournalists on the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service at the Charlotte Observer for its coverage of televangelist Jim Bakker. He is a seven-time winner of Society of News Design awards, four-time winner of Missouri Lifestyle General Excellence awards, three times named Scripps Howard Designer of the Year as well as winning more than 30 other awards from state and national journalism organizations.

As a newsroom leader, Wilson has been a senior editor for The Charlotte Observer, the Milwaukee Journal, the Baltimore Evening Sun, the Arkansas Democrat, Treasure Coast Newspapers in Florida, Scripps Howard News Service in Washington, D.C. and the Roanoke Times in Virginia.







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