School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Students from the Advanced Producing class, accompanied by JMC professor Gary Hanson and practitioner-in-residence John Butte, spent four days last week in New York City, meeting with a host of national producers, anchors and correspondents. Their goal was to learn production techniques and styles at the national network level. Students had the...

School of Media and Journalism

Kent State University attracts students from all over the world, but one student decided to make his life here official. Andrés Solano officially became an American citizen last month. Solano, who goes by Dre, was born in Ecuador but moved to Chile at a very young age. In 2001, Solano and his mother came to the United States to start a better...

Two teams of Kent State University public relations students are competing in this year’s 2013 Bateman Case Study Competition where they have been presented with the challenge to develop a campaign to increase awareness and inform key audiences about the effects of bullying. “This class is different from PR Campaigns, the senior capstone...

Members of the Journalism Education Association (JEA) Scholastic Press Rights Commission and Quill and Scroll International Honor Society convened at Franklin Hall from February 28 through March 3 to work with CSJ Director Candace Perkins Bowen, Knight Chair in Scholastic Journalism Mark Goodman, and Adjunct Professor John Bowen to revise the...

Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Pinterest and Instagram are apps people access everyday on their smart phones or tablets without thinking about how it can benefit them and their careers. Social media has grown and will continue to grow, changing the way that people communicate day-to-day. Social Media Strategies, an online course that allows...

Photo of Russ Mitchell Russ Mitchell, managing editor of evening news and lead anchor of the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts on WKYC Channel 3 News in Cleveland, has been named the 2013 winner of the Robert G. McGruder Award for Diversity by the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University. The award recognizes the accomplishments of media...

With its latest eighth place finish in the national Hearst Multimedia News Competition, the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University secured a solid sixth place in the overall multimedia rankings to date, with final intercollegiate winners to be named in April. Katelyn Brown, '12, a broadcast news and...

Another dream has been fulfilled for Brooke DiDonato. DiDonato, a 2012 alumna, was awarded fourth place in Photographer’s Forum magazine “2013 Best of College Photography” contest for “Exorcism,” one of the powerfully evocative photographs from “Dreamscape Diary,” her astounding one-year conceptual photography diary. The...

The Schools of Communication Studies and Journalism and Mass Communication will offer a new study abroad opportunity in Prague, the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, during Summer Session III. Modern Media and Democracy is a five-week seminar designed for undergraduate students who are interested in gaining an overview of the Czech...

The Schools of Communication Studies and Journalism and Mass Communication will offer a new study abroad opportunity in Prague, the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, during Summer Session III. Modern Media and Democracy is a five-week seminar designed for undergraduate students who are interested in gaining an overview of the Czech...