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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:46am
Elizabeth Bartz, '80, M.A., '82, CEO of State and Federal Communications, used her public relations and political science degrees to build a lobbying compliance business in Akron, Ohio.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:33am
Denise Kaufmann, ’86, has always believed in saying, “yes.” The power of that single word has steered her career through Ketchum, one of the world’s largest public relations agencies.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:31am
The media industry has been no stranger to change and innovation in the past several decades. Within that time, advertising alumnus Mark Ford, ’79, has been a strategic force within Time Inc., leading the company in its transformation from a magazine company to a multimedia comp...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:29am
People tend to have a stereotyped view of public relations, even if they don’t fully understand the scope of the profession. Assistant Professor Cheryl Ann Lambert, Ph.D., wants to figure out why.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:24am
On a summer weekend for each of the past 10 years, Northeast Ohio filmmakers have risen to the 48 Hour Film Project’s challenge: to write, shoot and edit a short film in 48 hours. Through the competition, Kent State alumni and students from the digital media production major (fo...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 9:51am
Kent State alumnus Tyler Pina, ’14, recently teamed up with fellow alumni to create a film focusing on the stories of inmates’ lives, post-incarceration. Pina graduated from the digital media production major three years ago, and works in San Francisco as a video director of The...
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 2:30pm
The Kent Stater and TV2 are up for several national awards from the College Media Assocation (CMA) for work produced during the 2016-17 academic year.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 2:38pm
The School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) is celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2017. The school will mark the occasion with its annual alumni and friends award ceremony, held in conjunction with the opening of the newly renovated Taylor Hall, on Friday, Sept. 22. T...
Tuesday, August 22, 2017 - 5:06pm
School of Journalism and Mass Communication Director Thor Wasbotten has rejoined the School’s faculty and will serve as the College of Communication and Information’s Director of Community Engagement. As part of his community engagement role, Wasbotten will plan and execute a sum...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 11:38am
NPR’s David Folkenflik will headline the 13th annual Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop on Sept. 21, 2017. Hosted by the Poynter Institute and the Kent State School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Media Law Center for Ethics and Access, this year’s workshop will explore the...