Amanda Levine

News Intern

Amanda Levine is currently a senior journalism major with a minor in sports administration. Prior to being an intern at WKSU, Amanda has experience as both a reporter and an editor. She was a sports reporter for the Kent Stater and eventually, an Assigning Editor. She also has experience covering campus activism and the 2019 government shutdown.

Amanda also was an intern for Amazin’ Prospects. There she covered the Brooklyn Cyclones, one of the Mets minor league teams. As a huge Mets and baseball fan, she loves learning about the intersection between sports and politics.

Ways to Connect

Drumm's 'Tree of Life' stands tall in front of the newly-opened I Promise School in Akron.
MARK AREHART / WKSU

The I Promise School will be adding a new facility for students and families. HomeTown Hall will be used as a gathering space for members of the school's community. The school will host a monthly dinner for students and families in the hall.

The J.M. Smucker Company donated $1 million dollars to the LeBron James Family Foundation to help pay for the new facility, which will be located adjacent to the I Promise School. Construction could begin later thsi year. 

During his first news conference, the new head coach of the Cleveland Browns acknowledged the turmoil that’s come with turnover in the position, and he promised fans that he will work to deliver a winner.  

Kevin Stefanski described the players as a "resilient" group after having multiple changes in the coaching staff over the past two years.