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Students honored in Kentucky press, photojournalism competitions
|Author: Tommy Newton|
Date: Friday, January 27th, 2012
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WKU students honored in Kentucky press, photojournalism competitions
In the KNPA competition, Brynn Anderson received the 2011 Ed Reinke Memorial Best of Show for her feature picture story while David Kasnic received the Judges Award for his portfolio. In the student division, Armando Sanchez won Student Photographer of the Year while Anderson was runner-up.
In the KPA competition’s University division, the College Heights Herald finished second in the General Excellence competition.
Attending the KPA/KIPA conventions from the Herald staff were Cole Claybourn, editor; Tessa Duvall, managing editor; Brad Stephens, sports editor; Emily Patton, features editor; fall editor Jonathan Lintner; and reporters Spencer Jenkins, Michael McKay and Natalie Hayden. Bob Adams, Student Publications director, Herald adviser and member of the KPA Board for 2012, also attended.
Awards were presented Jan. 20-21 in Lexington.
For a complete listing of awards go to
Dr. Victoria LaPoe, an assistant professor in the School of Journalism & Broadcasting, co-authors "Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster."
Fleischaker/Greene Fund for Excellence will provide visit from award-winning filmmaker. Sanjeev Chatterjee's environmental documentary about potable water, "One Water," will be shown at 7 p.m. CDT in Gary A. Ransdell Hall auditorium.
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