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Deadline Extended for First Kent Multimedia Workshop at Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Registration has been extended for Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication first Kent Multimedia Workshop – a three-day, hands-on video and photography multimedia storytelling workshop – to be held June 14-16 in Franklin Hall on the Kent Campus. Media...

Four Kent State Students Earn $3,000 Scholarships

Six area college students were selected for scholarships in memory of longtime Akron Beacon Journal editor John S. Knight and public relations professional Ludel Sauvageot. A seventh student has received a scholarship from the Akron Press Club. This year Kent State students from...

School of Journalism and Mass Communication Internship Database Makes Students’ Search Easier

Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication has launched an internship database designed to streamline communication between students and intern employers. Michele Ewing, associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the publi...

Three Faculty Members to Retire from Journalism School

From Taylor Hall to the third floor of Franklin Hall, Fred Endres, Carl Schierhorn and Tim Smith have been professional neighbors for more than 20 years. These three cornerstones of the journalism sequence have counseled hundreds of young journalists as professors in the School o...
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School Of Journalism And Mass Communication To Host First Kent Multimedia Workshop

Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host its first Kent Multimedia Workshop — a three-day, hands-on video and photography multimedia storytelling workshop — June 14-16 in Franklin Hall on the Kent Campus.  Media professionals, faculty members...
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Kent State Students To Launch Data-Driven Website That Features Goings-On In Kent

Students from Kent State’s schools of Journalism and Mass Communication and Digital Sciences have created a data-driven website, www.opencampuskent.com that features a recent feed of what’s happening in the Kent area including Kent Sta...

Students From The Kent State Schools of Journalism and Digital Sciences to Launch New Data-Driven Website

What's going on? OpenCampus Kent has the answer. This website features a recent feed of what's happening wherever you are in Kent, even at the campus building level—and it was created by students.

Veteran Journalist Eric Mansfield Joins Kent State As Executive Director, University Media Relations

WKYC-TV anchor and reporter Eric Mansfield will become Kent State University’s new executive director for university media relations. The award-winning journalist and Akron native begins his new position with the university on June 1.
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2012 Mcgruder Lecture and Awards Luncheon Takes Place March 26

Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication will honor Debra Adams Simmons, editor of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland and 2012 winner of the Robert G. McGruder Award for Diversity, at an awards luncheon and lecture on Monday, March 26, on the Kent Campus. The award, fr...

Kent State Honors Cleveland’S Plain Dealer Editor With r 2012 Mcgruder Award for Media Diversity on March 26

Debra Adams Simmons, editor of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, has been named the 2012 winner of the Robert G. McGruder Award for Diversity from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University. The award recognizes the accomplishments of media professional...

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