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Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:40pm
Each year, dozens of professionals share insight with students in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) through guest lectures. One of them, Edwige Winans, associate research director at the Cleveland advertising agency MarcusThomas LLC, was honored with...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:26pm
During her junior year at Kent State, Brianne Kimmel, ’11, spontaneously booked a two-week trip to Australia to visit a friend who was interning at a public relations agency in Sydney. She took advantage of her time there by attending networking events and connecting with profess...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:23pm
“Co-editors of a brand new magazine: it sounded so ... trendsetting. How historic it would be to start a tradition of journalistic excellence apart from the daily hard news of the Stater ...” wrote the Chestnut Burr Magazine’s co-editors in the 1986 inaugural issue. They were ri...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:13pm
When Sidney Keith, ’11, started college, his plan was to one day work in entertainment public relations. But, he found himself named partner at a software development company before he graduated.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 12:02pm
Allison Peltz, '06, has been part of the small-by-intent agency Hello LLC since its inception. In addition to using her public relations degree, as a leader, she has learned to become "everything to everybody."
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:58am
Chris Baldwin, '94, is the founder of True Digital Communications. He employs a team of mostly Kent State JMC grads, who work with clients to develop a strong digital presence.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:54am
He planned on being a sportswriter, but a degree from JMC led Chas Withers, '87, to become president of Dix & Eaton, a long-standing public relations firm in Cleveland, Ohio.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 11:50am
Ben Brugler, '00, is President of AKHIA, a full-service communications agency in Northeast Ohio, where he landed his first job after graduation.
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.