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Gary Hanson, beloved emeritus professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) at Kent State University, died on May 18, almost seven years after being diagnosed with cancer.

Calling hours will take place Wednesday, May 24, from 6-8 p.m., and on Thursday, May 25, from 10-11 a.m., with a celebration of his life at 11 a.m. All will take place at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent. Read more in his obituary.

Photo of TV2Mark Nolan is returning to local television. The Kent State alum graduated in 1991 after serving as the weather director for TV-2.

In 1994 Nolan joined WKYC as a part-time weather forecaster. He later became the chief meteorologist for eight years before switching to morning news and then to radio in 2011. 

For the second year in a row, Kent State University’s TV2 has taken top honors in the College Media Association’s (CMA) Pinnacle Awards, earning the 2013 TV Station of the Year award at the CMA National College Media Convention in New Orleans. TV2 is Kent State’s nationally award-winning, high-definition digital TV station.

The Agenda, TV2’s topical comedy-satire show, also won Best TV Entertainment Program.

Three JMC students took top honors in the student media section at The Press Club of Cleveland’s Ohio Excellence in Journalism Awards, with four first-place awards in print and TV news.

Kaitlynn LeBeau

In the Best Print Feature Story category: Grant Engle received first place for “Behind Those Haze

For the second year in a row, Kent State University’s TV2 has taken top honors in the College Media Association’s (CMA) Pinnacle Awards, earning the 2013 TV Station of the Year award at the CMA National College Media Convention in New Orleans. TV2 is Kent State’s nationally award-winning, high-definition digital TV station.

The Agenda, TV2’s topical comedy-satire show, also won Best TV Entertainment Program.

For the second year in a row, TV2 has taken top honors in the College Media Association’s (CMA) Pinnacle Awards, earning the 2013 “TV Station of the Year” award at the CMA National College Media Convention in New Orleans.

“The Agenda,” TV2’s topical comedy-satire show, also won “Best TV Entertainment Program.” 

Overall, TV2 was a finalist in four of five TV categories in the 2013 national competition, including Best Sportscast and Best Newscast.  In 2012, TV2 also won Station of the Year and Best Sportscast.

When it comes to collegiate electronic media recognition, JMC students and independent Student Media are on a roll.

The College Media Association (CMA) announced the finalists for the 2013 Pinnacle Awards, and TV2 KSU is included in four categories: