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Three senior visual journalism students in Kent State’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication earned top honors during the 67th College Photographer of the Year Competition at the University of Missouri. Brooke DiDonato took home a gold medal for Photo Illustration, Kristin Bauer won a silver medal in the Domestic Picture Story category...

photo of Hannah Potes Hannah Potes, a senior pursuing dual degrees in photojournalism and Spanish, has become the first JMC student selected for a paid 10-week paid summer internship at the Orange County Register. After completing internships at the Lexington Herald-Leader in Kentucky (2011) and Jackson City Patriot in Michigan (2012), Potes sought the West Coast...

Photo of Stefanie Moore The apparent online hoax involving standout Notre Dame football player Manti Te’o has dominated news coverage this week, and local news outlets WKYC-TV, WJW-TV FOX-8 and WAKR-AM news radio interviewed JMC’s Stefanie Moore, an assistant professor in the PR sequence who focuses on digital PR trends and tactics, about some of the troubling social...

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Photo of Stefanie Moore Multimedia Storytelling, new to JMC this spring, provides students with a deeper understanding of the best ways to tell stories in different media. The course builds on skills learned in other JMC courses and helps students develop a multimedia mindset in their approach to storytelling and reporting. Students will learn and practice storytelling,...

Photo of Stefanie Moore Why are Americans fixated on sports? And how does our national fixation influence our understanding of American history, the American way of life, and the American dream? American History through American Sports: From Colonial Lacrosse to Extreme Sports (ABC-Clio/Praeger, 2013), an ambitious new anthology co-edited by JMC assistant professors...

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Photo of Stefanie Moore Candace Perkins Bowen, associate professor and director of the Center for Scholastic Journalism, has been named the 2013 Linda S. Puntney Teacher Inspiration Award winner by the Journalism Education Association (JEA). The award recognizes a journalism teacher who “through excellent instruction inspired others to pursue scholastic journalism...

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Photo of Stefanie Moore Four JMC faculty and staff members were on the move in December, changing office spaces in time for the start of spring semester. Among those with new Franklin Hall addresses:     * John Butte, coordinator for career services, is now located in room 204E Franklin, and can be reached at 2-8304.     * Hyangsook Lee, assistant professor, is now...

Photo of Stefanie Moore For some students graduating from Kent State University on Saturday, Dec. 15, their walk across the stage at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center will be their first time actually stepping foot on campus. On that day, 16 students from around the country graduate from Kent State’s online master’s degree concentration in public relations....

It is unusual to find someone who does not have a cell phone these days. It is even more unusual to find a cell phone without a camera. Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication has a photojournalism program, as well as photography classes. So, why not create a class about cell phone photography? “We started this as...

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Dwayne Bray, senior coordinating producer for ESPN, will visit Kent State University in November to share insight into how ESPN manages to balance its journalistic duties and its business relationships with the top sports leagues and conferences whose games it broadcasts. Bray, who oversees reporters for ESPN's well-respected "Outside the Lines"...