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YNST Executive Team

Q&A: YNST founders talk about inspiration, success and the future

YNST (You’re Not Seeing Things) Magazine is a print and digital media company founded in 2023 by a group of WVU Reed College of Media alumni “to amplify the unseen creative voices of Appalachia’s arts and culture.” They feature stories and work about and from the region’s authors, designers, photographers and artists. Founders include Adam Payne (BSJ, 2021; MS Digital Marketing Communications, 2022), Kasey Lettrich (BSJ, 2022), Annika Godwin (BSJ, 2022), Olivia Gianettino (BSJ, 2022) and Savanna Shriver (BSJ, 2021).

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Julia Fraustino and Heather Cole

Fraustino and Cole receive College of Media faculty awards

Each year, the WVU Reed College of Media recognizes faculty members for their innovative research and exceptional teaching. The 2022-23 awards were presented to Julia Fraustino and Heather Cole.

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Students photograph area by a bridge along river in Ohio Valley with early morning mist

College of Media and Bellaire High School students partner on environmental reporting project

During the spring semester, WVU Reed College of Media students assisted students from Bellaire High School in Ohio with a year-long photography project to document and explore their surrounding community.

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Faculty and Staff Feats

Spring Honors

Our faculty are experts in emerging media technologies, mis- and disinformation, community news, public interest communications, community branding, interactive design, broadcast news, media ethics, crisis communication and so much more. Their work is frequently published in top journals and they are invited to speak at international conferences.

Here are some of their feats.

College of Media Magazine

College of Media Magazine

Coronavirus has had an impact on nearly everyone around the world, uprooting life and work. College of Media students faced a move to online classes, unexpected departures from Morgantown, interrupted sports seasons and, as journalists and communicators, a call to continue the essential work of reporting while keeping themselves and others safe. And in these struggles, we’ve seen resilience.

Read the 2020 Magazine here

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Catch episodes of Marketing Communications Today, a podcast featuring our practitioner faculty and other industry experts.

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Marketing Communications Today is a collection of resources for marketing communications professionals.