The opportunity given to Kent State Media and Journalism students to use real, up-to-date production technology leaves them with a great amount of knowledge and experience upon graduation. Jeff Johnson, ‘09, now a senior producer at MSNBC, saw Kent State Student Media, specifically TV2, as his first market to succeed in.
Johnson, a journalism major, began his TV2 career as a host on a campus-centered show called “College Corner” in early 2006, during his second semester. After that, he was a news anchor until graduation. His cohort was the last to experience the old newsroo