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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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Summer Media Workshops

From on-line to on-air and so much more.  The 12th annual High School Media workshops offer four days of training in either a photojournalism track, broadcasting workshop, or a film workshop covering every facet of the independent cinema process.

Designed to challenge and motivate students this annual workshop is sponsored by the Kentucky High School Media Institute and the School of Journalism & Broadcasting.

For more information contact the School of Journalism & Broadcasting at 270-745-4144 or E-mail the workshop coordinator, Charlotte Turtle at charlotte.turtle@wku.edu

Application

Registration Fee: $300

Registration Deadline: April 14, 2014

 

Click here to view student work from 2013 workshops

 

 

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2014 Mark of Excellence Contest

WKU's Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the SJ&B will host the 34th annual Mark of Excellence Newspaper, Broadcasting and Online awards ceremony at  8:30 a.m. Friday, April 11, in WKU's Mass Media & Technology Hall auditorium.  

Entries must be received by Tuesday, March 11, 2014.  

Click here for contest information and applications.

For more information contact:

Charlotte Turtle
Program Director
charlotte.turtle@wku.edu  / (270) 745-3055 
 
Results from the 2013 Mark of Excellence contest

 

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Journalism Scholars Day Conference 

Journalism Scholars Day, a 41-year tradition at WKU, attracted more than 385 Kentucky high school journalism students from 15 schools across the state to campus on Nov. 15. The four-hour conference included breakout sessions, a scholarship writing contest and the Mark of Excellence yearbook awards ceremony in Mass Media & Technology Hall and Gary Ransdell Hall.

Return to our website for upcoming information about the fall Scholars Day Conference.

For more information contact:

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

 

Click here for 2013 Mark of Excellence Contest Winners

 
                                                  

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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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