Tess Cottom is a senior magazine journalism student who is graduating in December. She is a two-time John S. Knight scholarship recipient. Her work has been featured in The Kent Stater, A Magazine, College Fashionista and The Akron Beacon Journal, where she’s worked as a student correspondent the past two years.
Jessica Darling is a senior magazine journalism major minoring in marketing at Kent State University. She has been published in The Burr, A Magazine, Cincy Magazine, The Kent Stater, KentWired.com and Rumpke.com.
Christina Godfrey is a senior magazine journalism student minoring in fashion media at Kent State University. She has been published in The Kent Stater, KentWired.com, and A Magazine, and will also be interning at Alternative Press Magazine this summer.
Felicia Guadagni is a senior magazine journalism and photojournalism student at Kent State University. She has had work published in The Kent Stater, KentWired.com and Cleveland Magazine. Upon graduation this coming Spring, Felicia hopes to build her freelancing career in both print and photography, and continue to teach yoga.
Samantha Lough is a senior magazine journalism major at Kent State University. She has been published in The Kent Stater, on Kentwired.com and in The Weekly Villager. She aspires to work at a newspaper when she graduates in December.
McKenzie Jean-Philippe is senior magazine journalism major with a minor in fashion media. Jean-Philippe is currently the diversity editor for The Kent Stater. After graduating in May, she is headed to New York City where she will be apart of the New York Times Student Journalism Institute class of 2017
Lauren Rathmell is a senior magazine journalism major at Kent State University. She served as an editorial intern for Kent State Magazine for two years and has been published in The Kent Stater and KentWired.com. She hops to continue working in the magazine industry upon graduation this spring.
Jacob Ruffo is a senior multimedia journalism major. He has been published in The Kent Stater as both a reporter and a columnist. He has also been published in The Vindicator.
Carolyn Pippin is a senior magazine journalism major at Kent State University. She has been featured in The Kent Stater, KentWired.com, and Ohio Magazine, and aspires to be a travel writer.
Becky Dawidziak is a sophomore photojournalism major and is a photographer and a writer. She hopes to become a photojournalist someday and cover stories about history, nature and culture.
Andy Mark Jr. is a senior broadcast journalism major with a photojournalism minor. He works at TV2 KSU and hopes to get a job in sports on TV or the radio.
Zac Popik is a junior photojournalism major at Kent State University. He works for The Kent Stater and KentWired.com as a photographer. After graduation, Zac wants to travel the world while working as a documentary and commercial photographer.
Tierra Thomas is a graduating photojournalist from the college of Kent State University. After graduating she wants to travel around the world and do social documentary photography as a freelancer.
Megan Waddel is a senior Photojournalism student originally from Dayton, Ohio. She enjoys shooting as the stills photographer for films as well as covering issues that bring awareness to environmental problems.
Kristin is a photojournalism senior at Kent State University and loves photography and horses. She plans to work as a freelance equine photographer once she graduates in the Fall of 2017.