Headshots of Dan Gerbracht, Kristyn Hibbett, Steve Albert (left to right)

Behind the big moments in sports that bring cities, families and friends together are sports media professionals. We caught up with three Kent State alumni who share their advice, favorite moments and how sports have enriched their lives and careers. 

Students reading Student Media materials

Kent State Student Media’s advertising and marketing team earned numerous honors from the College Media Business and Advertising Managers’ (CMBAM) annual advertising awards, including distinction as the third-best “Media Company of the Year.” 

School of Media and Journalism
Sophie Young reports in East Palestine

A year after a train carrying hazardous materials derailed in East Palestine, Ohio, the consequences are still unfolding, but as national media have moved onto covering other stories, a news gap has emerged. Four Kent State journalism seniors have been filling that gap.

Sophia Sainato sitting at desk

When students graduate, they’re often expected to use industry-standard equipment immediately as they step into their first jobs. Thanks to the Student Resource Lab (SRL) in Franklin Hall, they’ll have had plenty of practice in the classroom before graduating. 

Ava Moss

Ava Moss believes in embracing what life has to offer one major event at a time. What began as tough days sleeping on a friend's couch has now led to a full-time job with Walt Disney Animation Studios.

Photo of PR program

Kent State University's undergraduate public relations program has once again demonstrated its commitment to excellence, receiving re-certification from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).