Barbara Cole, Ph.D. is a native of Ohio and has worked around the world. She loves startups, developing countries, food, drink, sunshine, beautiful spaces, and reading when not writing.
Dr. Cole managed programs for McGraw-Hill’s testing company. She has taught in Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Ecuador, and throughout China.
We are a grassroots team of local journalists on a mission to give our community up-to-the-second news and events for Southern Ohio, Northern Kentucky, and Western West Virginia. We believe progress inspires change and we believe our reporting has become the front-lines of Portsmouth, Ohio's comeback.