Jim Hurguy, adjunct instructor for Journalism and Digital Media, joined the Ashland University faculty in the fall of 2017 to teach JDM 333 Digital Media Technologies. He is also an adjunct instructor at Kent State University in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication teaching Motion Graphics for Video Editing and TV Graphics. He has taught at Kent State since 2003. He holds a B.F.A. in Graphic Design with a minor in Drawing from the University of Akron, and an M.Ed. in Instructional Technology from Kent State University. Jim is a graphic designer at Kent State in the TeleProductions department – having been there for nearly 20 of his past 23 years at KSU. There he is responsible for the design and creation of video graphics for sporting events, live events and post-production video projects and documentaries plus other multimedia design, and print design projects. He’s also responsible for hiring, training, directing and supervising student graphic assistants. His video graphic work with TeleProductions in collaboration with his colleagues and students has earned several awards over the years. He has also been a contributing artist for the United Way of Greater Cleveland’s GuitarMania events – having painted guitar sculptures for Holiday Inn Express, Cleveland State University, the NCAA Women’s Final Four, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Cleveland Indians.
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