Tom McNutt

A native of Dunkirk, Ohio in Hardin County, Tom McNutt, has provided leadership for more than 50 years in cooperative extension, agricultural cooperatives and trade associations. Today he actively promotes horticulture through his on-air work with NBC4 WCMH.

McNutt holds a BS degree in agriculture education and school administration and a Master of Arts degree both from The Ohio State University. After graduation from OSU, McNutt taught vocational agriculture at Belle Center and later at Dublin. For more than 20 years he worked with 4-H programs and served as the Franklin County Extension Agent, overseeing the Franklin County Fair and many local programs. In addition, he served in part time capacities as Executive Director of the Ohio Council of Farmer Cooperatives for 15 years and Executive Director of the Ohio Agricultural Council for 10 years. He is well-known throughout the central Ohio community for his witty and educational reports as the agriculture-horticulture and gardening reporter on NBC4.

McNutt and his wife Joan have three grown children Tammy, Kathy and Tim and live in Hilliard.