Kyle Schwarz, Director
Kyle is originally from Sharon Center, Ohio, she graduated from Highland High School and Ohio University majoring in Broadcast Journalism. After meeting in college she married her husband Doug Schwarz and moved to Alliance. Together they have 4 grown children, three grandsons and two granddaughters. Previously Kyle worked at WDPN/Q92 as News Director, Continuity Director, Promotions Director and morning show co-host before joining the AHS staff as Media Arts teacher in 2003.
Kyle’s hobbies include cooking, tennis, boating and spending time with family and friends.
Chelsea Shar, Media Arts Teacher
Chelsea came to Channel 1022 from the newspaper business. She graduated from Malone University with a degree in Communications/Journalism in 2013, the same year she was married to her husband Jacob. They moved to Ashland after graduation where Chelsea wrote for the Ashland Times-Gazette as a government beat reporter. A year later Chelsea transferred to the Alliance Review to write about education, non-profits and general news and the couple moved to Alliance. That's also where she began her video work as a supplement to stories. In June, 2017 she had her son, Isaac and after a maternity break started with with Channel 1022 and the Alliance City School District.
Chelsea is eager to use her passion for telling stories at Channel 1022, and teach the students and help them grow in the world of broadcast and journalism. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, biking and spending time with her family.
Merisa Howell, Director assistant