Student Media

Caden Clark, "A Night Out" by Yinxi Li

A student photographer for KentWired captured atmospheric images of "A Night Out" on the Kent Campus. 

TV2 covering Pres. Biden visit.

Two student reporters from Kent State had the opportunity to cover President Joe Biden's recent visit to East Palestine, Ohio. 

Headshots of Dan Gerbracht, Kristyn Hibbett, Steve Albert (left to right)

Behind the big moments in sports that bring cities, families and friends together are sports media professionals. We caught up with three Kent State alumni who share their advice, favorite moments and how sports have enriched their lives and careers. 

Students reading Student Media materials

Kent State Student Media’s advertising and marketing team earned numerous honors from the College Media Business and Advertising Managers’ (CMBAM) annual advertising awards, including distinction as the third-best “Media Company of the Year.” 

Photo of student taking photo

The School of Media and Journalism organized a project called the Collaborative NewsLab to provide students with real world work experience, while newsrooms, hit with unprecedented financial challenges, were resorting to layoffs and furloughs early in the pandemic.  

Gretchen Hoak teaches students in the newsroom

“You can’t expect journalists to do this type of hurdling long-term without holistic support that includes logistical elements," claims Assistant Professor and TV2 advisor Gretchen Hoak, "but also mental and emotional support."

School of Media and Journalism
2020-21 National Award Winners

Despite hurdles caused by the pandemic, Media and Journalism students produced award winning work in several national and regional contests this past year. Read on for a summary of what they accomplished