Kabir BhatiaSenior Reporter/Producer
Expertise: Arts, culture, history, technology
Education: Hudson High School
Case Western Reserve University
Kent State University - Master of Arts
Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: Geauga Lake (until 2007); CVNP (2008-present)
Kabir Bhatia joined WKSU in 2010 and has been a senior arts & culture reporter since 2022. Prior to that, he was a student employee at the station and also worked in Cleveland and Chicago in print, radio and television.
- 2023 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, Best Arts/Entertainment Reporting - “Akron Civic's BOOM! Theater drops the mic on aging”
- 2022 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, Best Reporter
- 2021 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, Best Feature Reporting
- 2020 Ohio Associated Press Media Editors, Best Sports Feature - “Cleveland Might Never Get Another NHL Franchise. OH Really?”
- 2019 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, Best Consumer Reporting - "With Amazon Looming, What Is the Future of Retail in Akron?"
- 2018 Press Club of Cleveland, Best Use of Sound - “The Dragon Invasion of Turkeyfoot Lake Could Net About $20,000 For Breast Cancer Awareness”
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