Mitchell McKenney joined the KSU faculty in August 2008 following an 18-year career in news, including a decade at the Akron Beacon Journal and Ohio.com, where he supervised online news, features, politics, in-depth and crime news reporters. Before the move to Akron he was a reporter and editor for The Palm Beach Post in southern Florida and at the Times-Union in Rochester, N.Y. He began teaching part-time in at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State University in 2001. He holds a B.A. and an M.B.A. from Kent State.
The International Storytelling course at Kent State University combines engaged experiential learning with international work and recreation, allowing students to develop journalism skills while broadening their understanding of the world….