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Kentucky High School Media Institute

Kentucky High School Media Institute

A component of the 21st Century Media Program of Distinction at Western Kentucky University, the Kentucky High School Media Institute is funded by Kentucky's Council on Post-Secondary Education Regional Excellence Trust Fund. The Institute's primary goal is to support and supplement scholastic journalism endeavors in Kentucky.

 
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2014 Journalism Scholars Day Conference 

Journalism Scholars Day, a 42-year tradition at WKU, attracted 500 Kentucky high school journalism students and more than 20 media advisers from 18 schools across the state to campus Friday, Oct. 24.

The four-hour conference included a scholarship writing contest and the Mark of Excellence yearbook awards ceremony as well as breakout sessions with topics ranging from design and photography to feature writing and the future of radio taught by WKU faculty and students as well as journalism professionals.

For more information contact:

Charlotte Turtle
JSD Program Director
charlotte.turtle@wku.edu  / (270) 745-3055
 

2014 Mark of Excellence Winners

 
 
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2015 Mark of Excellence Contest

WKU's Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the SJ&B will host the 35th annual Mark of Excellence Newspaper, Broadcasting and Online awards ceremony Spring 2015 in WKU's Mass Media & Technology Hall auditorium.  

 

Contest information and applications.

For more information contact:

Charlotte Turtle
Program Director
charlotte.turtle@wku.edu  / (270) 745-3055 
 
 
  
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Kentucky High School Media Institute

A component of the 21st Century Media Program of Distinction at Western Kentucky University,

the Kentucky High School Media Institute is funded by Kentucky's Council on

Post-Secondary Education Regional Excellence Trust Fund. The Institute's primary goal is

to support and supplement scholastic journalism endeavors in Kentucky.

Partners include state universities and colleges, and media-related organizations such as:


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