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KSU Student Media

KSU Student Media Follow us on Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat at @ksustudentmedia

To become a member or volunteer, visit ksusm.com >> get involved. Kennesaw State Student Media is home to KSU’s four student-produced media outlets as well as a student staff marketing team.

Collectively they provide news, information, and entertainment to the campus in addition to hands-on learning opportunities for students. KSUSM prepares students for successful careers through the support of student-led multimedia outlets and the cultivation of a real-world learning environment. We promote the student voice, journalistic integrity, business integrity, cultural diversity and commun

Collectively they provide news, information, and entertainment to the campus in addition to hands-on learning opportunities for students. KSUSM prepares students for successful careers through the support of student-led multimedia outlets and the cultivation of a real-world learning environment. We promote the student voice, journalistic integrity, business integrity, cultural diversity and commun

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Happy 15th Birthday, KSU Owl Radio!
07/09/2022

Happy 15th Birthday, KSU Owl Radio!

Happy Birthday to Helen Herbst LaStar, Share Copy Editor, Literary Editor (2004-2006) and Editor in Chief, 2007!
04/20/2022

Happy Birthday to Helen Herbst LaStar, Share Copy Editor, Literary Editor (2004-2006) and Editor in Chief, 2007!

02/19/2022

Congratulations to Cobb County staffer Raymond Goslow who has impressively catapulted into the finals of this year's Jeopardy! National College Championship. Raymond won his round in the semi-finals with earnings of $20,779 (they are really "game points", not dollars in this edition), securing one of the top three spots in the final round. Tune in at 8 p.m, Tuesday, Feb. 22, to see if Raymond can clinch the title of champion.

Goslow is a Senior Library Assistant for Periodicals and is representing Kennesaw State University. He graduated in December in Geospatial Sciences. Before joining the Cobb library staff, he helped out as a volunteer at South Cobb Regional Library. Raymond is a veteran Rubik’s Cube competitor and a Spelling Bee champion.

Happy Birthday to Haley Murray, Student Media Office Manager 2013-2015!
01/11/2022

Happy Birthday to Haley Murray, Student Media Office Manager 2013-2015!

01/06/2022
Happy Birthday to Amie Mowrey, KSU Assistant Director of Student Media, Marketing Manager, and DJ Ames, 2011-2017!
12/31/2021

Happy Birthday to Amie Mowrey, KSU Assistant Director of Student Media, Marketing Manager, and DJ Ames, 2011-2017!

12/30/2021

Happy Birthday to Grayson Adams, Student Media Web Manager 2014-2016! Grayson built and managed websites for The Sentinel and Owl Radio, the email edition for the newspaper, content flow for the newsroom, and the online streaming capabilities of the radio station.

Applications are open!
12/17/2021
Applications are open!

Applications are open!

Interested in helping WABE stay on top of what matters most to the greater Atlanta area? Applications to join the WABE Advisory Board are now open!

11/11/2021

On this day ten years ago, the AVTS and Facilities staff worked out the details for an antenna on top of the Carmichael Student Center for OWL Radio. The station hoped to add low power Am or FM to its broadcast capabilities.
While the purchasing was never approved, the holes drilled are still visible in the stairwell behind the back office.

Where were you when the world ended?
11/07/2021

Where were you when the world ended?

10/17/2021

A time before Facebook? Here’s The Sentinel’s story on ”TheFacebook” only a year after it‘s launch in 2004.

Happy National Newspaper Week, KSU Sentinel!
10/08/2021

Happy National Newspaper Week, KSU Sentinel!

09/18/2021

Media Bias Chart 8.0 is here! For the first time, we have web, TV, and podcast sources all appearing on the same chart.

Looking for a source? We have over 1,000 of them rated, and you can find them on the Interactive MBC at:

https://www.adfontesmedia.com/interactive-media-bias-chart/

A few things to remember about the Media Bias Chart in general:

1) There are more sources on the Interactive version! Go look there!
“2) Middle” doesn’t mean best. It just means middle. More on that concept at
https://www.adfontesmedia.com/intro-to-the-media-bias-chart/
3) To arrive at these ratings, we have teams of trained analysts that are balanced with right, left, and center political views. They apply a content analysis methodology to rate numerous factors of reliability and bias. See our methodology and white paper here.
https://www.adfontesmedia.com/how-ad-fontes-ranks-news-sources/
4) No one agrees with all the placements on the Media Bias Chart because it doesn’t reflect any one person’s opinion and personal sample. It reflects the composite judgment of multiple diverse, trained analysts over a 20,000-article and episode sample.

Fourteen years!?! Here’s to many, many more!
07/09/2021

Fourteen years!?! Here’s to many, many more!

Seven years ago today. I wonder if they still do the Knighting Ceremony for media leaders...
04/28/2021

Seven years ago today. I wonder if they still do the Knighting Ceremony for media leaders...

Happy Birthday to Amie Mowrey, KSU Student Media alumna, KSUSM golf cart queen, Owl Radio show host, The Sentinel News &...
12/31/2020

Happy Birthday to Amie Mowrey, KSU Student Media alumna, KSUSM golf cart queen, Owl Radio show host, The Sentinel News & Brews creator, and Marketing Manager extraordinaire!

Hope these crazy, wonderful, talented people are doing okay!
12/07/2020

Hope these crazy, wonderful, talented people are doing okay!

Timeline photos
02/07/2020

Timeline photos

Take home the coolest trophy in college media: your very own (little) Apple! Inspired by the convention's setting, CMA's David L. Adams Apple Awards are #CMANYC20's best-of-show contest.

This contest takes place onsite and can be paid for when registering. All entries are due by 3 p.m. March 12.

More information on different categories and submission process can be found here.

Happy Birthday to Leah Bishop, Share art staff 2009, promotions manager 2010, managing editor 2011 and Editor in Chief 2...
09/23/2019

Happy Birthday to Leah Bishop, Share art staff 2009, promotions manager 2010, managing editor 2011 and Editor in Chief 2012! She has been THE driving force behind the literary magazine for many a year - salute!

Full Disclosure: Using FOIA requests in a college newsroom
08/15/2019
Full Disclosure: Using FOIA requests in a college newsroom

Full Disclosure: Using FOIA requests in a college newsroom

How Georgia College students are breaking news using the state’s open records law By Pate McMichael, adviser, The Colonnade, and senior lecturer, Georgia College The first story broke on a Monday m…

Kennesaw State University’s Department of Student Activities is seeking a Coordinator of Student Activities for Media Or...
06/19/2019
Kennesaw State University - Job Opportunities

Kennesaw State University’s Department of Student Activities is seeking a Coordinator of Student Activities for Media Organizations. This position will advise KSU’s student media organizations, The Sentinel newspaper, Peak Magazine and Owl Radio.

Required Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree. Req. Min. Years Related Exp.: 1

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: • Knowledge of media industry, good media practices and the governing laws, rules, regulations and standards of practice • Knowledge of student development and leadership • Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines • Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills • Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative suite, Mixlr, and MegaSeg) • Strong attention to detail and follow up skills • Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: • One (1) year of experience related to position Preferred Qualifications: • Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education in Communications, Media, Journalism, Higher Education, Public Administration, or related field • Affiliated with Associated Collegiate Press or College Media Association • Background in advising student organizations Job Purpose: Responsible for planning and managing the Student Media (KSUSM) organizations. Advises and provides leadership to the student media advertising team. Implements strategic marketing and communications plans and creates student media opportunities on campus. Evaluates data and trends regarding social media communication strategies to support decision-making, best practices and meets institutional goals.

Deadline for application: July 5

For more information and to apply visit KSU Hiretouch at:
https://kennesaw.hiretouch.com

And use jobID 32315

Or visit Glassdoor at
https://g.co/kgs/XGWs4d

Our beautiful central campus park is the center of many events held at Kennesaw to cultivate a thriving educational community.

Timeline photos
06/11/2019

Timeline photos

Does your newspaper have what it takes to win the Pinnacle for Best Newspaper Entertainment Page/Spread? Look at this colorful page from Sunflower News that won last year! You have until June 10 to enter this year's Pinnacles at https://buff.ly/2qEbLzo.

CMA Introduces New Logo and Website
01/23/2019
CMA Introduces New Logo and Website

CMA Introduces New Logo and Website

It’s that time of year for new beginnings in our work: new semesters, thinking about who our next student leaders will be, and a new calendar year. And as we

Letter: A forced farewell
12/14/2018
Letter: A forced farewell

Letter: A forced farewell

Change is always hard, but the University made this change harder than necessary.

CMA Student T-shirt Contest | Bonfire
11/06/2018
CMA Student T-shirt Contest | Bonfire

CMA Student T-shirt Contest | Bonfire

Support student media and grab this AWESOME student-designed T-shirt while you can.. This year's College Media Association Student T-shirt Contest winner is Autumn Bohner...

03/06/2018
ksulifestyle.com

KSU's student lifestyle magazine is seeking freelance writers!

Peak - Details on Submission:
Length of stories for Peak Magazine should be 500-1,000 words. Articles should be submitted via e-mail as a text file or Word file. Be sure to include your full name, year and major.
Articles must fit into one of Peak’s four sections (Student Life, Health, Science & Tech, Entertainment)
Please include a brief bio of yourself to accompany the story.

Photos:
Photos should accompany all submissions. All photos must be of good quality. We prefer color photos in high resolution JPEG or PDF formats, submitted electronically. Photos are used with stories inside the magazine and on the cover.

Articles:
Articles must relate to Kennesaw State of of interest to Kennesaw State students. Preference is given to matter closely linked to activities, events, student organizations, profiles, academics, KSU research and almost anything that strongly impacts the KSU community.
Peak Magazine is especially seeking objective, well researched articles with multiple sources and written in third person.
Peak will consider first person opinion pieces or reviews, but only if they contain multiple sources, at least one of which must be a Kennesaw State expert.

About Peak:
Peak is KSU’s student run lifestyle magazine, published 2-3 per semester.

The magazine began as the Engineering Technician, established in 1948 at SPSU and evolved into SPSU’s newspaper (and later a magazine), The Sting.

A year after consolidation, Sting magazine changed its name to The Peak, committed to bringing news and entertainment the students of KSU want. Peak hopes to cover the features and pop culture of Kennesaw State. If KSU students are talking about it, Peak wants to publish it.

All content is student produced. Peak is available in print at news stands across campuses Peak may also viewed at their website and on Issuu:
http://ksulifestyle.com
https://issuu.com/ksusm/stacks/9c758443d15448229bd949579d9082fb

Submit:
Send all articles and submissions to The Peak Editor in Chief at [email protected].
If the article or story is part of a class or class assignment, your instructor will forward submissions to the Editor.
Questions? Email the Editor at [email protected].

02/21/2018

Got (Student) Art?

Student Media and Student Life are looking for student art for the newly redesigned third floor lounge in the Carmichael Student Center on the Kennesaw campus. It as a huge, open, airy space for students to relax, study, and meet.

If you have art created by KSU students you would consider for The Lounge, or even a temporary student art gallery or exhibition in this space, we would love to display it. Please consider contacting Jordyn Clark ([email protected]) or Ed Bonza ([email protected]).

Today is the LAST to to apply to Owl Radio for spring semester! http://ksuradio.com/apply/
01/31/2018
Staff Application

Today is the LAST to to apply to Owl Radio for spring semester! http://ksuradio.com/apply/

Thank you for considering KSU Owl Radio, Georgia’s number one streaming college radio station! Applications are processed in the order that they are received. Please allow at least 5 business…

01/25/2018

KSU Student Media websites for The Sentinel (ksusentinel.com), Owl Radio (ksuradio.com) and Peak Magazine (ksulifestyle.com) are down. We hope to have all our sites up and running by tomorrow, Friday, afternoon.

You can still listen to Owl Radio using our app RadioFX at http://www.radiofx.co

We apologize for the inconvenience - please check back.

01/24/2018

Interested in being a radio personality or working behind the scenes for a radio station? You’re in luck! KSU Owl Radio is hiring for all teams until January 31st! For all those interested, apply now at www.ksuradio.com/apply

What it means to be an Owl.
01/12/2018

What it means to be an Owl.

Address

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Kennesaw, GA
30144

Telephone

(470) 578-6470

Products

The Sentinel (newspaper) // Talon (feature magazine), soon to be The Sting (lifestyle magazine) // Share (art and literary magazine) // Owl Radio (internet) // KSUSM Marketing Team

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Happy Birthday to Helen Herbst LaStar, Share Copy Editor, Literary Editor (2004-2006) and Editor in Chief, 2007!
Happy Birthday to Haley Murray, Student Media Office Manager 2013-2015!
Happy Birthday to Amie Mowrey, KSU Assistant Director of Student Media, Marketing Manager, and DJ Ames, 2011-2017!
Where were you when the world ended?
Happy National Newspaper Week, KSU Sentinel!
Fourteen years!?! Here’s to many, many more!
Seven years ago today. I wonder if they still do the Knighting Ceremony for media leaders...
Happy Birthday to Amie Mowrey, KSU Student Media alumna, KSUSM golf cart queen, Owl Radio show host, The Sentinel News & Brews creator, and Marketing Manager extraordinaire!
Hope these crazy, wonderful, talented people are doing okay!