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Kurt Ludlow

Kurt Ludlow


Kurt Ludlow is one of the most respected and recognizable newscasters in Central Ohio, and he is honored to be a part of the ABC 6/FOX 28 team. You can catch him anchoring Good Day Columbus alongside Jessica Ralston on weekday mornings from 4:25 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Kurt is a dedicated reporter with a nose for news, a passion for community journalism, a devotion to community service and a reputation for impeccable ethics.

His career has taken him from Duluth, Minnesota - to Columbus, Ohio - to Portland, Oregon - and back to Columbus where he’s remained since 2003. He has spent 30 years in Central Ohio as a reporter and anchor. His work has been repeatedly recognized by the Associated Press and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He’s won numerous Associated Press and Emmy awards and is also the recipient of a prestigious Edward R. Murrow award from the Radio Television Digital News Association.

Kurt holds a journalism degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and received a law degree from Capital University Law School in Columbus.

He is the father of twin girls named Miranda and Abigail. Kurt and his wife Laura share their home with two rescue dogs named Merlin and Winnie, and a rescue cat named Barney (with whom he posts a picture on social media every morning at 2:45 a.m.), as well as a 72-gallon saltwater reef tank.

When Kurt’s not at work, you can usually find him spending time with Laura, emceeing an event for a local charity, walking the dogs, or cheering for his beloved Columbus Blue Jackets.