Spring 2020 Flash Communications Team
Macy Kittelberger, Senior Public Relations Major, Assistant Coordinator of Flash Communications
Macy Kittelberger is a senior public relations student with a minor in marketing from Massillon, Ohio. This is Macy’s second semester at Flash Communications, and she is eager to lead a team of strong writers as the assistant coordinator. Macy has served as a leader on Kent State’s campus in many ways including taking on the Resident Assistant role, assisting first year experience classes as a Student Success Leader, co-teaching the University’s Peer Leadership Training Course, and representing her college as a CCI Ambassador. Macy hopes to take what she has learned in her time here at Kent State, in and out of the classroom, to pursue a field in PR or marketing after graduation.
Leah Marxen, Senior Public Relations Major
Leah Marxen is a senior public relations major with a minor in marketing from Dublin, Ohio. This is Leah’s second semester at Flash Communications, and she is excited to continue writing and advocating for the university. Currently, Leah also works as a marketing strategy student in the University Communications and Marketing department where she assists the marketing strategy team in research for marketing initiatives for the university and more. Along with this, Leah works as an assistant event coordinator for a wedding venue in Cleveland, where she assists in the social media marketing, promotion and coordination of the venue. Leah also acts as the treasurer for the Kent State chapter of PRSSA. After graduation, Leah hopes to move out west and pursue a career in events promotion or live entertainment with a focus on social media and marketing.
Jada Miles, Junior Public Relations Major
Jada Miles is a junior public relations major and marketing minor from Canton, Ohio. This is Jada’s first semester at Flash Communications, she is excited to share stories about Kent State University and work with her peers. Currently, Jada serves as the special event coordinator for the Kent State Chapter PRSSA. Jada also represents the College of Communication and Information as a CCI ambassador where she speaks to prospective students, underclassmen and is part of the Diversity Committee. Previously, Jada has served as the Vice President and the Director of Public Relations for the Kent State Chapter of NABJ where she learned valuable leadership skills. After graduation, Jada hopes to move out of Ohio and work in entertainment or corporate public relations.
Linden Miller, Junior Public Relations Major
Linden Miller is a junior public relations student with a minor in early intervention from Hudson, Ohio. This is Linden’s second semester at Flash Communications, and she enjoys talking to people from a wide variety of backgrounds and sharing their stories. Linden currently works as the Philanthropy and Community Events Director for Her Campus Kent State and is a writing intern at a software company in downtown Cleveland where she assists with marketing materials and newsletters. In the past, Linden worked as a marketing intern for a nonprofit here in Kent, creating social media videos and materials for donor relations. Previously, Linden has directed all-inclusive clubs for students with disabilities where she gained valuable communication skills. After graduation, Linden hopes to work for a nonprofit public relations department and continue advocating for those with disabilities.
Katie Null, Junior Public Relations Major
Katie Null is a junior public relations student with minors in nonprofit studies and political science. This is Katie’s first semester at Flash Communications, and she loves sharing all of the latest and greatest news at Kent State, along with meeting new people and learning all of the things that make Kent State great. Katie is involved on campus as a reporter for the Kent Stater, the director of new members for Delta Gamma sorority, and the Vice President of Recruitment and Retention on the Kent State Panhellenic Council. After graduation, Katie hopes to continue to serve her community, whether that be through a job in communications at a nonprofit organization or continuing to volunteer outside of her career in public relations.
Lauryn Oglesby, Junior Communication Studies Major
Lauryn Oglesby is a junior public relations major with a minor in fashion media from Monroeville, Pennsylvania. This is Lauryn’s first semester at Flash Communications, and she is very excited to progress her writing skills through discussing Kent State University’s accomplishments. Lauryn currently works with A Magazine as their Promotions and Social Media Director. Through this leadership position she will help to establish content for their digital platforms, as well as construct ideas to promote A Magazine through events and merchandise. Previously, Lauryn has worked with KentWired as a social media strategist. After graduation, Lauryn hopes to move to New York to pursue a career in either events promotion or social media for a fashion company.
Andriana Ruscitto, Senior Public Relations Major
Andriana Ruscitto is a senior public relations major with a minor in marketing from Wickliffe, Ohio. This is Andriana’s first semester at Flash Communications, and she enjoys spreading awareness through her stories. Andriana currently works as a Cavs Crew Member for the Cleveland Cavaliers, where she assists in preparing and executing all in-game promotions at every Cavaliers home game. In addition, Andriana previously worked as an intern for WKYC’S Live on Lakeside show, where she assisted with marketing, social media, and writing content for their website. Andriana will resume her internship at WKYC this upcoming summer, where she will continue to utilize and build upon her skills within the public relations and journalism fields. After graduation, Andriana hopes to work in live entertainment to pursue a career in either the marketing or journalism field.