Spring 2021 SM Leadership interview schedule set

We are pleased to announce the Student Media leadership selection committee interviews to be held, via TEAMS, on Friday, Oct. 30. We have nine candidates who have applied for five positions for spring appointments.

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Unscathed 2.0: A Safety and Security Workshop-Election Edition

Student Media is excited to invite all KSU students to participate in Unscathed 2.0: A Safety & Security Workshop-Election Edition!

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Student Media seeks spring 2021 leaders

The application process for spring 2021 Student Media leadership positions is now open.

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3rd Annual FlashLab Pitch Contest Opens

Welcome to the 3rd Annual Student Media FlashLab Innovation Pitch Contest: The Year We Need It Most!

THE BRIEF

The goal of the pitch contest is to discover, fund and support innovative and exciting ideas from our students to solve challenges, large and small, faced by our Kent State Student Media partners individually and as a whole. In a constantly evolving media market, innovative and experimental ideas are essential to the continued success of any media enterprise, including Student Media. We are seeking our students' creative ideas to help guide Student Media toward growth and progress in the areas of content creation, audience engagement, revenue generation and collaboration. While COVID-19 has changed the world as we know it, we believe it presents a unique opportunity to slow down and foster thoughtful innovation that will benefit our partners.

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Student Media returns strong this fall

Dear friends of Student Media,

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Innovative News Lab launches at Kent State

When students in Kent State University’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication began to face the reality of losing their media internships this summer in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, faculty and staff moved quickly to develop an innovative solution for students, recent School grads and media partners.

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A message about Student Media during COVID-19

Dear students, alumni, friends and family of Student Media,

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Welcome to the 2020-2021 Student Media leadership team

The 2020-2021 Student Media leadership team has been approved by the Student Media Board. Interviews were held remotely by members of the Student Media Board selection committee. The newest leadership team includes:

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Unscathed: A Safety and Security Workshop

Student Media is excited to invite all KSU students to participate in Unscathed: A Safety & Security Workshop.

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Meet the Unscathed Instructors

Meet Steve Cook:

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Unscathed Workshop Schedule

Schedule is subject to change.

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Five Students Take Home Awards from the 2nd Annual FlashLab Innovation Pitch Contest

Congratulations to the finalists and winners of the 2nd annual FlashLab Innovation Pitch Contest. The competition came to a close Dec. 3 where seven students pitched their ideas and the judges crowned four winners. Each winning idea will share up to $10,000 from the Student Media Innovation Fund in order to launch, test and maintain their ideas in the coming months.

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Meet the FlashLab Pitch Contest Finalists and Judges

Kent State Student Media was thrilled to receive 19 entries in this year's 2nd Annual FlashLab Innovation Pitch Contest. With innovative ideas ranging from virtual reality storytelling to an online film fest, choosing finalists was not an easy task for our judges.

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Student Media Wins Multiple National Awards Across Media Partners

KENT, Ohio--Kent State Student Media won 18 national awards presented by The College Media Association and The Associated Collegiate Press at the 2019 National College Media Convention in Washington, D.C. from Friday, Nov. 1 to Saturday, Nov.2.

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Student Media Adviser Jacqueline Marino Earns Distinguished Teaching Award

KENT, Ohio -- Kent State Student Media recognizes Journalism and Mass Communication professor and Student Media adviser Jacqueline Marino for earning a 2019 Distinguished Teaching Award, Kent State University’s highest teaching honor.

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