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Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

President Todd Diacon (middle) accepts the Presidential Medal from Nicholas Kollar (left) and Ralph M. Della Ratta (right) during the inauguration ceremony on Nov. 1, 2019.

Diacon inaugurated as 13th President of Kent State

Katie Null Administration reporter November 2, 2019

Todd Diacon is officially the 13th president of Kent State.“What a wonderful day to celebrate this institute...committed to the American ideal that with hard work and dedication, all people, both the...

Kent State President Todd Diacon runs onto the field prior to the football home opener against Kennesaw State on September 7, 2019.

Kent State plans to invite new presidents to serve as grand marshal

Kent State intends to start a tradition of asking its new president to serve as grand marshal at their first homecoming, said Emily Vincent, director of university media relations. “We believe this...

Wayne Dawson, anchor at WJW Fox 8 in Cleveland, will serve as Kent State’s 2018 Homecoming Parade Grand Marshal.

Cleveland news anchor to serve as Homecoming Grand Marshal

Krista Renaldo September 20, 2018

On weekday mornings, you can watch him on TV from 4:30 to 10. However, on Saturday, October 6, you can catch Wayne Dawson leading a parade down the streets of Kent as KSU’s 2018 Homecoming Parade Grand...

JMC Alumni Awards honor outstanding Kent State alumni

Julia Kerchenski October 17, 2014

Wayne Dawson, Fox 8's morning news anchor, received the William Taylor Award at the Annual Journalism and Mass Communication Alumni and Friends Awards Reception and Ceremony the night of Friday, Oct. 17.Dawson...

From Kent State to Fox 8: How TV2 helped Wayne Dawson land his first job as a broadcast journalist

Julia Kerchenski October 15, 2014

Wayne Dawson scored his first job at Fox 8 News with the help of his TV2 recordings upon graduation from Kent State’s Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) program in 1979. Thirty-five years later,...

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