KSU ASNE Reynolds High School Journalism Institute
Multimedia Feature Projects
Three Canton teachers, two horses and one backyard gave birth to an organization in 1985 that currently serves approximately 500 individuals, not counting the staff.
How has the organization grown to the extent it has over the last 30 years?
What are its plans for expansion?
What is it that keeps the staff, its students and the community connected?
Contributors: Sandra Coyer, Laura Harrawood, T.J. VanDyke
Local farmers, restaurants and organizations work to close the loop of food production, preparation and consumption in Kent, Ohio.
Contributors: Don Anderson, Leslie Dennis, Michelle Fields and Matt Smith
Compared with California, Ohio is a small player in the wine world. However, good wine can be found in the Buckeye state like The Winery at Wolf Creek in Barberton, Ohio.
Contributors: Susan Gray, Rob Sterner, Nichole Stanford, Lindsay Benedict
With Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts national appeal, local coffee shops in the City of Kent find ways to compete in the local beverage market.
Contributors: Marissa D’Orazio, Michelle Huss, Ryan Rivera, Julie Rowse
New Leaf Farm in Hiram, Ohio, reflects the benefits
of the local organic movement
CLICK HERE to read more about New Leaf Farm owner Scott Grimm, Community Supported Agriculture, ‘U-Pick’ and the unique challenges presented by heavy rains.
Contributors: Christina Mitro, Kristi Calvery, Tracy Brogelman, Jason Wawrzeniak
A multimedia feature series produced by Greg Anderson, Lina Mai, Stephanie Weiss and Jacob Savishinsky. This series explores the histories, passions, choices and challenges of small farmers in Northeastern Ohio.
by Katilin Edgerton, Peter Laub, Rebekah Morse and Sharon Schmidt
Jump into CrossFit, America’s latest fitness craze, through an exploration of individual success stories, its close community, cautions from experts and claims that anyone can do it.
Opening in 1949, the Midway Drive-In Theater has survived three owners and the conversion from 35mm film to digital video to remain a fixture in the Kent-Ravenna community, bringing together generations of families and friends for a night at the movies.
Contributors: Jordyn Kiel, Niki Hively, Marcie Erickson, Lindsey Ross
Thinglink compiled by Kelly Sparks
From the history, to atmosphere, to customer service, to the individual barber who brings in his or her personal touch, local Kent barbershops provide more than customers might think.
Contributors: Kelly Sparks, Joanne Wyant, C.E. Sikkenga, Kristen Hamilton