School of Journalism and Mass Communication

photo of award winners Kent State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication student photojournalists and photojournalism instructors won 12 awards, including Best of Show, at the Ohio News Photographers Association’s (ONPA) 2012 annual contest, making 2012-2013 the most award-winning year for the school’s photojournalism program in the last 30 years....

photo of award winners The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University finished in eighth place in the overall national championship of the Hearst Journalism Awards Program. The school also earned seventh place rankings in both the photojournalism and multimedia categories. It will receive medallions for each award. Often called “The Pulitzers...

School of Media and Journalism

photo of award winners JMC student journalists and student media outlets continue to earn regional awards in the most award-winning academic year in JMC’s history.   Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards The Press Club of Cleveland honored several JMC student journalists with Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards, in the first year that the competition has included a...

photo of award winners Estee Hodge named top scholar Twenty juniors and seniors were inducted into Kappa Tau Alpha (KTA), the national honor society for journalism and mass communication, and a senior electronic media major was honored as JMC's top scholar at a ceremony held during Student Success Week. KTA recognizes academic excellence and promotes scholarship in...

photo of award winners JMC gains two new endowed scholarships Fifty-one students won a record-setting $64,000 in endowed scholarships and gifts and were honored at JMC’s annual Scholarship and Awards Ceremony during Student Success Week. The ceremony enabled JMC scholarship recipients to spend the evening with the generous donors who made their scholarships...

Written by former student Bryan Kelly, the terror-filled tale weaves the story of five young actors who reenact a grisly murder-suicide that occurred at Heathridge University 20 years ago. However, they come to realize it’s not just a simple reenactment. The students soon learn one thing – evil is real. At this time, more than 50 aspiring...

Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication will host its second Kent Multimedia Workshop – a three-day, hands-on video and photography multimedia storytelling workshop – June 6-8 in Franklin Hall on the Kent Campus. Media professionals, faculty members, students and others interested in polishing their multimedia...

Professor Gary Hanson will moderate a discussion with Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone as part of the 43rd annual May 4, 1970 commemoration. Stone will speak about “History and Memory in Film,” based on his films that depict ‘60s-era events, from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. on May 4 in the University Auditorium of Cartwright Hall. Hanson, a 25-year...

JMC is completing its most successful year ever in national journalism and communication competitions, and students who earned national recognition were honored at an award ceremony on Tuesday evening, as part of Student Success Week. The 47 student honorees have won, placed, or been nominated in the William Randolph Hearst’s Journalism Awards...

Written by former student Bryan Kelly, the terror-filled tale weaves the story of five young actors who reenact a grisly murder-suicide that occurred at Heathridge University 20 years ago. However, they come to realize it’s not just a simple reenactment. The students soon learn one thing – evil is real. At this time, more than 50 aspiring...