Kasha is a 29-year journalist, working as both a reporter and editor for daily newspapers in Conneaut, Mansfield and Kent-Ravenna.
A proud Kent resident, Kasha fell in love with the Kent area in the early 1980s while attending Kent State University. Her husband, Jona Burton, is employed at Kent State, his alma mater, and is a graduate student there. Her son, August Fagerstrom, is a Kent State junior.
Kasha is an 10-year member of the Kent City Schools Hall of Fame Nominating Committee and a five-year member of the Kent Historical Society Board of Trustees.
She and her husband are members of the Kent Community TimeBank and Golden Retrievers in Need rescue organization, serving as home visit volunteers for Portage County.