Columbus - Today, Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) announced the appointment of Mike Rowe as the new Chief of Staff of the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus.

“Mike has been a great asset to our caucus while serving as Communications Director for nearly nine years,” said Senator Yuko. “He has the knowledge, experience and communications skills to do an outstanding job as our Chief of Staff.”

Rowe, who will begin his new role on December 18, joined the Democratic caucus in 2009.

“I’m honored to have the opportunity to serve as Chief of Staff for the Ohio Senate Democratic Caucus,” Rowe said. “We have a tremendous group of senators and a terrific staff and I look forward to helping our caucus achieve its goals for 2018 and beyond.”

A native of Sugarcreek, Ohio, Rowe is a former TV news anchor in Columbus and Youngstown and a graduate of Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism.

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