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Students work in the TV2 production area in Franklin Hall during a live broadcast of the news.

Kent State Professor Champions Journalism in The Daily Beast

Gretchen Dworznik shares her opinion on how the current age of politics is strengthening the study and practice of journalism.
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Coverage of Opioid Epidemic the Focus of Media Ethics Workshop

The 14th annual Poynter KSU Media Ethics Workshop will prepare media professionals, including student journalists, to report responsibly on the causes and consequences of opioid abuse, addiction, treatment and death.  
Andréa Butler

Andréa Butler, M.A., '05

Editor and Entrepreneur Sesi Magazine
Brooke DiDonato

Brooke DiDonato, '12

Photographer, Entrepreneur New York City
Kristen DelGuzzi, '98

Kristen DelGuzzi, '98

Managing Editor, USA TODAY Network, Pulitzer Prize Winner DelGuzzi credits her Kent State experience for the fact that she was “very prepared” for her first job. She has since covered or planned coverage of presidential campaigns, border and environmental issues, manhunts and muc...
Phylicia McCorkle

Phylicia McCorkle, M.A., '13

Manager of Diversity and Inclusion Major League Baseball
Tom Jennings

Tom Jennings, '85

Award-winning filmmaker Los Angeles
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Two JMC Students Travel Across the Country with the National Millennial Community

Two students in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) participated in think tank discussions with key influencers in entertainment, business and government in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. this semester, as part of the National Millennial Community (NMC).
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Kent State Junior Named 2018 PRSA Cleveland Student of the Year

Natalie Meek, a junior public relations major in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC), has been named the 2018 Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Cleveland Student of the Year. The award – a $2,000 scholarship – is given to one outstanding public...
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Kent State Students Tell Stories of Triumph Among Hardship for Cleveland Children

Students in the Advanced Television News Producing class, with support from a grant awarded by the TEGNA Foundation, have spent the semester learning the stories of middle school students at Cleveland’s Daniel E. Morgan School and within the Hough community. Now, as the semester...