Kent State University School of Journalism and Mass Communication

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Dan Armelli | Public Relations | Class of 2017 (Photo courtesy of Washington Nationals) As the Washington Nationals marched their way toward a World Series victory in 2019, Kent State alumnus Dan Armelli was the face behind the team’s social media presence. The Mentor, Ohio, native earned a degree in public relations from Kent State in 2017,...

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School of Journalism and Mass Communication Associate Professor Danielle Sarver Coombs, Ph.D., will speak at the Akron Roundtable Thursday, Aug. 20. Coombs, who formerly served as the director of election research for Edison Media Research, wrote Last Man Standing: Media, Framing, and the 2012 Republican Primaries (Rowan & Littlefield, 2014)....

Director of Kent State University Media Law Center for Ethics and Access Shares Views on Brian Williams' Reinstatement There’s no sense piling on former NBC News anchor Brian Williams, even as he has been effectively demoted from the network’s Nightly News to its MSNBC cable operation. He has said the last few months have been “torture.” ...

A World of Her Own. Photo credit: Leah Klafczynski Leah Klafczynski, '15, received third-place honors in the annual Hearst National Journalism Awards Championship. Klafczynski was selected from more than 1,100 submitted entries and competed against five other finalists in the 55th annual Photojournalism Championship held in San Francisco, California, June 1 - 5, 2015. The judges and the winners...

A World of Her Own. Photo credit: Leah Klafczynski COLUMBIA, Missouri — The Youth Journalism Initiative of the American Society of News Editors will continue its national effort to inspire youth in the ever-changing world of journalism by training 140 secondary-school teachers at the 2015 Reynolds High School Journalism Institute. The Institute provides comprehensive journalism training and...

Cambridge. Photo by Marissa Decker. This May, JMC students are taking their communications talents across the pond. Twenty students in the Global Advertising and Public Relations course are traveling to Dublin and London May 14-30, 2015. JMC Associate Director Dr. Danielle Sarver Coombs and Associate Professor Michele Ewing have organized the course and the trip, and they are...

Cambridge. Photo by Marissa Decker. Assistant Professor Dave Foster was presented with a certificate of Excellence in Accessibility at Kent State Student Accessibility Services’ annual Faculty Recognition Reception. Each year, Student Accessibility Services asks students registered with SAS to nominate professors who have positively impacted their experience by helping to make...