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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.

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

      Kentucky University Departments of Media/Communications

 

2016 Journalism Scholars Day Conference 

Journalism Scholars Day, a 44-year tradition at WKU, attracts hundreds of Kentucky high school journalism students along with media advisers from schools across the state to campus. The 2016 event is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 4, at Mass Media and Technology Hall.

The three-hour conference includes 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.

For more information contact:

Charlotte Turtle
JSD Program Director
(270) 745-3055
 

Here's the list of 2015 winners.

2015 Mark of Excellence Yearbook Winners

 

2016 Mark of Excellence Contest for Newspaper, Broadcasting and Online Awards

WKU's Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and the SJ&B sponsored its annual Mark of Excellence Newspaper, Broadcasting and Online awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 20, in WKU's Mass Media & Technology Hall auditorium.  For rules and categories, click here. 

For more information, contact:

Charlotte Turtle

Program Director

charlotte.turtle@wku.edu

(270) 745-3055

 

2016 Mark of Excellence Newspaper, Broadcasting & Online Winners

 


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