Jenny HamelHost “Sound of Ideas”
Expertise: Hosting, broadcast journalism
Education: University of California, Los Angeles
Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
Before joining the “Sound of Ideas” team, Jenny Hamel was the education reporter for Ideastream Public Media. Prior to that she worked at KCRW, one of two NPR stations in Los Angeles, as a reporter and producer.
- Award-winning member UCLA debate team
- Journalism awards from Press Club of Cleveland, Los Angeles Press Club, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Associated Press Media Editors and the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists
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The Opportunity Corridor aimed to better connect the two sides of the city and drive development for those living near it.
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