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Dmitri Ashakih

Dmitri Ashakih

Digital Producer

Expertise: Digital content creation, social media management, video editing

Education: Ohio Wesleyan University - Bachelor of Arts, English and communication

Favorite spot in Northeast Ohio: Cleveland Museum of Art


As an undergraduate student, Dmitri Ashakih interned with the Cleveland nonprofit, Summer on the Cuyahoga (SOTC), as the organization's assistant program coordinator. At SOTC, he oversaw the needs of over 70 interns, managed the organization's social media channels and assisted with the coordination of over 40 events. Dmitri also worked as the communications coordinator for the Northeast Ohio Coalition from the Homeless, where he managed NEOCH's social media channels and produced all digital and physical marketing materials.


  • Inducted into the academic honors society, Phi Betta Kappa, in 2019
  • Received a departmental distinction in English from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2022
  • Issued the Gilson Wright Award for Enterprise in Journalism and Communication from Ohio Wesleyan University in 2022

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