Susan Tebben

Susan Tebben

Susan Tebben is a reporter for the Ohio Capital Journal, a sibling site of the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. Tebben is an award-winning journalist with a decade of experience covering Ohio news, including courts and crime, Appalachian social issues, government, education, diversity and culture. She has worked for The Newark Advocate, The Glasgow (KY) Daily Times, The Athens Messenger, and WOUB Public Media. She has also had work featured on National Public Radio.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — JUNE 26: Unni Shreram, a 19-year-old junior at Ohio State University from Dublin, June 26, 2023, at the Ohio Union in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Graham Stokes for Ohio Capital Journal)

‘How are you supposed to finance that?’ Ohio college students face barriers to abortion access

By: and - July 5, 2023

Cost, distance, and lack of transportation are unique challenges college students face when it comes to abortion access and reproductive health care.

Ohio AG on bathroom policies: Law does not protect ‘subjective preferences’ of trans people

By: - May 31, 2023

It comes after Ohio GOP lawmakers introduced a bill banning transgender students from using the bathroom and locker room that aligns with their gender identity.


Student hunger is pervasive in Ohio. Here’s how officials are trying to fight it

By: - April 6, 2023

Schools do what they can to make sure food is available for students, but they can’t eliminate that stigma that puts kids into 'categories.'