A group of four students recently gained valuable professional experience and public acknowledgement for their class project developing a mobile progressive web application for Hudson Community TV (HCTV). The project was conducted in partnership with IdeaBase, and Director Kristin Dowling helped mentor the team while they were working with the client.
For recent journalism graduates, the COVID-19 pandemic has shaped their entry into the news industry. Young MDJ alumni have focused much of their professional careers on the pandemic, mostly with a Northeast Ohio angle — not just on case numbers or other statistics, but also on the effects on the economy, businesses and the healthcare industry.
Tang Tang, Ph.D., professor in the College of Communication and Information at Kent State University, recently shared her expertise with the New York Times in the article "Beijing Olympic Ratings Were the Worst of Any Winter Games."
Kent State alumnus Mike Bowen, '03, visited Kent State’s School of Emerging Media and Technology to share his knowledge about data and analysis that he uses as part of his job of Principal Quantitative User Researcher for music streaming service Spotify.