JMC Diversity Speakers Series

“For a photo to be effective, it has to be affective. A picture has to move you in some way. It must evoke a visceral reaction in the viewer – crying, laughing, thinking.” Internationally renowned photo editor Jim Colton, recently retired after a distinguished career at Sports Illustrated (SI), Newsweek, and Associated Press (AP), spent an...

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 Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The award recognizes the accomplishments of media professionals who encourage diversity in the field of journalism. Kent State’s School of...