Alan Cohn WOIO

Alan Cohn WOIO

Investigative MMJ/Reporter

Cleveland, Ohio

Alan Cohn joined Cleveland 19 as a Multi-Media Journalist in January 2019.

Cohn is the recipient of the 2007 George Foster Peabody Award, one of journalism's highest honors, for uncovering that defective parts were being installed on Black Hawk helicopters built by Stratford-based Sikorsky Aircraft.

For over 30-years, Alan has been speaking truth to power. Whether its taking on corporations making defective equipment for the military, exposing criminals, and corrupt politicians, crusading for consumer rights, and standing up for veterans, Alan Cohn earned the reputation as one of the most respected and investigative reporters in the nation.


Recent Articles by Alan

  25th Anniversary of ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ comes to Ohio prison where it was filmed

  Wayne County flood victims are on their own with destroyed homes

  19 Investigates: Donated bone and tissue used for cosmetic industry research nationally, but not in Northeast Ohio

  Would you donate organs, tissue if used for cosmetic surgeries?

  All-Star weekend doesn’t have to overwhelm with sensory friendly van among the action

  Cuyahoga County sued over 2017 death of woman at problem-plagued jail

  Federal financial assistance not assured for all flooded Ohio residents

  Fearing a riot, 350 policemen stand guard at Ohio KKK rally—costing taxpayers $650,000

  Cleveland Area municipal pools open for season, kind of

  Former Ohio State students contradict Congressman Jim Jordan’s claim he was unaware of sexual abuse of athletes

  Family accuses local coroner of allowing organ donation at the expense of finding out why a teenager died

  19 Investigates gift of life versus cause of death

  Three Cleveland men wrongly convicted of murder still looking for answers

  19 News Investigates: Waiting years for public records in notorious murder case

  Police increase patrol in Elyria neighborhood after suspicious vehicle approaches children

  23-year-old woman faces judge after leading Ohio troopers on wild pursuit

  Cleveland policeman under fire after allegedly paying for prostitutes at district headquarters

  Suspect in University Heights construction site hit-and-run vindicated in 1975 murder

  Cuyahoga County has most work site traffic accidents in Ohio; officials blame careless driving

  Happy birthday! 102-year-old Garfield Heights woman describes the secret of living a long life

  GM rejects Cleveland car dealer’s proposal to save Lordstown plant

  Cleveland City Hall accused of deliberately impeding public record requests

  Cleveland’s deliberate slow response times to public record requests became ‘life and death’ situation

  Who are you really engaging with on social media?

  2 killed in Wayne County plane crash after taking out several utility poles; likely caused by engine issues