Jean-Marie PapoiDigital Producer
Expertise: Video production, photography, social media and fine arts
Education: Kent State University - Bachelor of Science, broadcast journalism, studio art, art history
Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: Astoria Cafe & Market
Jean-Marie Papoi began her career in public media as an associate producer with South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) in Beaufort, South Carolina. After traveling back to her hometown of Akron, she worked as a videographer and editor for Mosher Media, a production company serving the Cleveland/Akron area. An opportunity later emerged to join the Creative Services team at the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, where she further developed skills in the corporate realm. She returned to public media in 2016 by becoming part of the Ideastream family.
- 13-time Telly Award winner for excellence in television
- 2-time regional Emmy award winner, Central Great Lakes Chapter
- 2023 Press Club of Cleveland, First Place Human Interest - “How Ohio breweries and artists use beer cans as their canvas”
- 2021 & 2022 Press Club of Cleveland, First Place Feature Photography
- 2020 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists Best Business Reporting - “Making It”
- 2019 & 2023 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists - Best Videographer second place
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Celebrate the Lunar New Year all weekend in Cleveland’s Asia Town neighborhood, or learn a little local history through a new performance from Ohio Contemporary Ballet.
In this Karamu House production, Cleveland playwright Lisa Langford takes audiences to 1973 as a young activist searches for her place in the Black liberation movement as well as for love and space men.
Stream films highlighting Black stories with the Cleveland International Film Festival or take a trip back in time with the music of the Beatles. There’s plenty of art, nature and music to enjoy this week throughout Northeast Ohio.
Enjoy the first Friday of 2024 in Downtown Canton with ice sculpting and outdoor fun for the whole family. Or, stay warm inside listening to live Latin jazz or bluegrass. There’s plenty happening around Northeast Ohio this week with winter in full swing.
Be a part of the annual Christmas bird count in Mentor, step back to Elizabethan times with the Boar's Head and Yule Log Festival or participate in story time with nature. There's plenty of arts and culture to enjoy this week in Northeast Ohio.
Creating stained-glass art is time-consuming and may even seem a bit daunting, but workshops at Trumbull Art Gallery in Warren make it easy for anyone to learn the process.
The Bethlehem Cave and Nativity Museum in Summit County and the Historic Kirtland Nativity Exhibit in Lake County both feature displays of hundreds of Nativities representing art and cultures around the world.
EN-RICH-MENT, an affiliate of Canton's Bluecoats, will get a new space to provide its arts-related programming to underserved youth.
Ashtabula is Ohio’s largest county in land and offers an abundance of natural resources but for some, very poor health outcomes. Harbor Gardens looks to change that with healthy food grown locally.