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WKU WEATHER ALERT:

 

Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. Thursday and Friday classes also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday.

Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert.

School of Journalism & Broadcasting News

Student journalists, broadcasters finalists in regional competition

Several WKU student journalists and broadcasters are finalists in the Society of Professional Journalists’ Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards competition.

Awards will be presented at the SPJ Region 5 spring conference April 13-14 in Indianapolis. First-place regional winners will advance to the national round of the SPJ competition.

Finalists include the following:

  • Best All-Around Television Newscast: WKU NewsChannel 12
  • Feature Writing-4 Year College/University: Emily Patton of Nebo, College Heights Herald
  • General News Reporting-4 Year College/University: Jonathan Lintner of Louisville, College Heights Herald
  • Photo Illustration-4 Year College/University: Jerry Englehart Jr. of Ormand Beach, Fla., College Heights Herald
  • Radio News Reporting: Joseph Mathis of Danville, WWHR
  • Sports Writing-4 Year College/University: Cole Claybourn of Evansville, Ind., College Heights Herald
  • Television Breaking News Reporting: Jeremy Brown of Chandler, Ind., NewsChannel 12
  • Television Feature Reporting: Tommy Parker of Glen Ellyn, Ill., NewsChannel 12
  • Television General News Reporting: Tommy Parker of Glen Ellyn, Ill., NewsChannel 12
  • Television In-Depth Reporting: Jacqui Powell of Elizabethtown, NewsChannel 12
  • Television Sports Photography: Andrew Bennett of Franklin, Tenn., Extra Point
  • Television Sports Reporting: Zack Ryle of Burlington, Extra Point
  • Television Sports Reporting: Alix Casper-Peak of Louisville, Extra Point
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