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<p><strong>Experience</strong></p>
<ul>
<li>August 2015 to Present - Professor of photojournalism Western Kentucky University</li>
<li>August 2008 2015- Associate Professor of photojournalism Western Kentucky University</li>
<li>January 2002-2008 - Assistant Professor of photojournalism Western Kentucky University</li>
<li>May 1992 - January 2002- Worked as a photo editor for the Chicago Tribune</li>
<li>September -December 2000- Photographer for City 2000</li>
<li>September 1999- September 2000 - Attended Ohio University as the John S. and James L. Knight Fellow, where she taught in the Visual Communications department and worked on a master's degree in the photojournalism sequence.</li>
<li>1992-1999- Worked as a photo editor for the Chicago Tribune; where she was the National/Foreign Picture Editor- responsibilities included researching and assigning photographs for our bureaus and working on many of the Tribune's special projects, including Killing Our Children, a year-long documentary on the children murdered in Chicago in 1993, which won the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Outstanding Journalism.</li>
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<p><strong>Education</strong></p>
<ul>
<li>September 1999-September 2000- Completed a master's degree at Ohio University in Visual Communications</li>
<li>1990-1991- Completed a master's degree in Communications from Western Kentucky University</li>
<li>1985-1990- Completed a bachelor's degree in Photojournalism with a minor in English from W.K.U.</li>
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<li><span>2004- Cox Newspapers Photographer of the Year contest judge</span></li>
<li><span>2003- Photographer for the America 24/7 Project</span></li>
<li><span>2003- Photographer of the Year International, 3rd Place Feature Picture Story</span></li>
<li><span>2003- Received a grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women</span></li>
<li><span>2003- Received a Junior Faculty Grant, Western Kentucky University</span></li>
<li><span>2003- Was a guest speaker for the National Brain Injury Assoc. Annual Meeting</span></li>
<li><span>2003- Michigan Photographer of the Year contest judge</span></li>
<li><span>2002- Kentucky News Photographer of the Year, 2nd Place</span></li>
<li><span>2002- Attended the Maine Photographic Workshop on Storytelling with Eugene Richards</span></li>
<li><span>2002- Was the Story Researcher and a Photo Editing coach for the Mountain Workshop in Cave City, KY.</span></li>
<li><span>2001- Received a first place in The University Missouri Photographer of the Year competition for Best Use Photos Multimedia</span></li>
<li><span>2001 - Illinois Press Photographer of the Year, 3rd Place</span></li>
<li><span>2001- Recipient of the Chicago Arts Grant</span></li>
<li><span>2001- Received a second place and an Award of Excellence in Issue Reporting Category the NPPA/University Missouri Photographer of the Year competition</span></li>
<li><span>2000 ' Was a photographer for the City 2000 project in Chicago that spent a year documenting the city in the millennium.</span></li>
<li><span>2000- Received the Kit C. King Graduate Scholarship</span></li>
<li><span>2000- Received an Award of Excellence in Issue Reporting in the NPPA/University Missouri Photographer of the Year competition</span></li>
<li><span>1999- Finalist in the Gordon Parks Photography Competition</span></li>
<li><span>1998- Part of the editing team at the Chicago Tribune that received Best Use of Photography, 3rd place in the NPPA/University Missouri Photographer of the Year competition</span></li>
<li><span>1997- Received three Awards of Excellence for design from the Society of Newspaper and Design for a week-long series in the Chicago Tribune on over-population</span></li>
<li><span>1997- Was a student at the W.K.U. Mountain People's Workshop on photojournalism in Russelville, Ky as a photographer documenting the small-town community</span></li>
<li><span>1995- Attended the Poynter Institute for Media Studies for a week-long seminar on ethics in journalism.</span></li>
<li><span>1995 - Was the conference chairperson for Insights, NPPA's Women in Photojournalism Conference.</span></li>
<li><span>1995' Published a book on minor league baseball, Portraits of Minor League Baseball The Kane County Cougars</span></li>
<li><span>1994- Attended the Stan Kalish Picture Editing Workshop</span></li>
<li><span>1993- Was the picture editor for the Chicago Tribune's Killing Our Children project, which received the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Journalism</span></li>
<li><span>1991- Recipient of the Eastman Kodak Student Scholarship</span></li>
<li><span>1991- Was the W.K.U. Senior Photojournalism Student of the Year</span></li>
<li><span>1990- Recipient of the Bob East Scholarship</span></li>
<li><span>1989- Was a William Randolph Hearst semi-finalist</span></li>
<li><span>1988- Was a runner-up in College Photographer of the Year</span></li>
<li><span>1987- Present- Member of NPPA and KNPA</span></li>
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    [Section_Value3] => <p>When Jeanie Adams-Smith left the Chicago Tribune in 2002 to take a position at Western Kentucky University, she was looking forward to sharing her expertise with students in one of the nation&rsquo;s premier photojournalism schools.</p>
<p>Her 10-year career at the Tribune culminated with her in the position of national/foreign picture editor during the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center, which forever changed America. By then, Adams-Smith had already published a photo-documentary book on minor league baseball, and a multimedia piece on the children of divorce that won first place in Pictures of the Year International.</p>
<p>In the years since she joined the staff at WKU, powerful and affluent media outlets have collapsed or downsized and a &ldquo;leaner and meaner&rdquo; news industry is emerging in fast-paced and ever-changing web-based multimedia outlets. Adams-Smith is fully engaged in the technologies that drive these changes, while stressing that they are simply new tools that can help journalists accomplish their mission of gathering and communicating news in a professional and ethical manner.</p>
<p>Since arriving at WKU, Adams-Smith published two more books of social documentary photography and was named 2006 Photographer of the Year by the Kentucky News Photographers Association. The university nominated her book, <em>Survivors: The Children of Divorce,</em> the culmination of six years of work, for the Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction.</p>
<p>Adams-Smith has also won international awards for photography documenting women&rsquo;s health clinics in Chicago neighborhoods, Vanderbilt University&rsquo;s burn unit for children, a family&rsquo;s struggle with traumatic brain injury, and a photographic testimonial by survivors of rape and sexual assault in Kentucky.</p>
<p>In the past several years, she has traveled twice to Cuba, documenting the everyday lives of people in Old Havana, a World Heritage Site as yet untouched by international commerce. She has also been to western Ireland to document family farms threatened by industrial agriculture. The work has won her several regional and national awards. She recently returned from England where she taught at Harlaxton College for a semester and worked on a project on family farms in Europe.</p>
<p>Adams-Smith has been asked to judge regional and national photo competitions, including the White House News Photographers Association, Photographer of the Year International, and the Society of News Design. She regularly spends several weeks each summer teaching journalism to selected high school students in Kentucky&rsquo;s Governor&rsquo;s Scholars Program, and she takes great pleasure in introducing the joys of photography to children in two local programs.</p>
<p>She earned a bachelor&rsquo;s degree in journalism and a master&rsquo;s in communication from Western Kentucky University; she earned a master&rsquo;s in visual communication from Ohio University.</p>
<p>Adams-Smith has been married 19 years to her husband David, and they share the joy of raising their 12-year-old daughter Abigail. Besides her family, her other passion is CrossFit and training for half-marathons and triathlons.</p>
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<li><span>Associate Professor of Photojournalism and New Media, WKU, 2008-present.</span></li>
<li><span>Assistant Professor of Photojournalism and New Media, WKU, 2002-2008.</span></li>
<li><span>Professional-in-residence, WKU School of Journalism and Broadcasting, 2001-2002</span></li>
<li><span>Director of Photography, Kalamazoo Gazette, Kalamazoo, Michigan. 1998-2001</span></li>
<li><span>Professional-in-residence, sabbatical WKU School of Journalism, Freedom Forum Grant, 1997.</span></li>
<li><span>Sports picture editor, Chicago Tribune, 1991-1998</span></li>
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<li><span>Photojournalist intern, The Providence Journal and Evening Bulletin, 1987</span></li>
<li><span>Photojournalist intern, The Milwaukee Journal and Sentinel, 1986</span></li>
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<li><span>M.S. Communications, Grand Valley State University, 2001</span></li>
<li><span>B.A. Photojournalism, WKU, 1988</span></li>
<li><span>Poynter Institute Convergence Seminar, 2004</span></li>
<li><span>Poynter Institute Design Fellowship, 1988</span></li>
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<p><strong>Contract photojournalist</strong>&nbsp;</p>
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<li><span><em>America 24/7</em>, May, 2003<br />Contracted to photograph the nation-wide week in the life of&nbsp;<br />America project.</span></li>
<li><span><em>Benoit and Associates</em>, May ' 2002-2003<br />Photographed horse races at the Kentucky Oakes, the Kentucky&nbsp;<br />Derby, throughout the season at Arlington Park International Race<br />Track in Chicago, the Hall of Fame series in Saratoga Springs, NY<br />and the Breeder's Cup.</span></li>
<li><span><em>International House of Bowling Green</em>, May, 2002<br /></span><span>Portrait series of International Refugees who have housed in Bowling Green, KY</span></li>
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<p><strong>Freelance photojournalist</strong></p>
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<li><span>Published in the Detroit Free Press, the New York Times, the<br />Baltimore Sun, Associated Press, Sports Illustrated, USA Today,<br />the Washington Post, the New York Times, the LA Times,&nbsp;<br />the (Louisville) Courier-Journal and the Getty Allsport Archives.</span></li>
<li><span>Consultant, January, 2004<br />The Palm Beach (FL) Post on developing new media skills and workflow</span></li>
<li><span>Consultant, April-May, 2002<br />AidsChild ' worked with Chad Stevens on the development of his one-year project working with orphans of AIDs victims in Uganda, Africa</span></li>
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<p><strong>Book editor</strong></p>
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<li><span><em>Three-peat</em>, 1993<br />Picture editor for the Chicago Tribune Publishing's 88 page book recapping the Bull's third NBA title.</span></li>
<li><span><em>Da Champs</em>, June, 1992<br />Picture editor for the Chicago Tribune Publishing's 88 page book recapping the Bull's second NBA title.</span></li>
<li><span><em>Stampede</em>, June, 1991&nbsp;<br />Picture editor for the Chicago Tribune Publishing's 144 page book recapping the Bull's first NBA title.</span></li>
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<p><strong>Workshop presentations/Fellowships</strong></p>
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<li><span>NPPA Flying Short Course and KNPA annual meeting, Louisville, KY, October 2002</span></li>
<li><span>Kentucky News Photographers Association, Louisville, KY, January, 2001</span></li>
<li><span>College Media Advisors, New Orleans. Oct 25-28, 2001</span></li>
<li><span>The Electronic Times seminar on digital photojournalism. Columbus, OH Oct. 1997</span></li>
<li><span>Atlanta Seminar of Photojournalism, Atlanta, GA, 1990,97,00,01</span></li>
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<li><span><strong><em>A Long Road Home</em></strong>, 2003<br />A DVD production on the plight of a Chicago area family involved in a car accident resulting in multiple brain injuries. Original photographs and sound gathered by colleague Jeanie Adams-Smith.</span></li>
<li><span><em><strong>Behind the scenes at the Kentucky Derby</strong></em>, 2003<br />A DVD production on the planning and execution of today's top photojournalists as they cover one the most prestigious sporting events in the country.</span></li>
<li><span><em><strong>Day in the life of Timber Ridge</strong></em>, 2003&nbsp;<br />A dual class trip involving practicum photojournalism and web&nbsp;<br />design. Photojournalists covered the routine of operating a ski<br />resort while web design produced a live online experience of<br />the mid-west ski resort.</span></li>
<li><span><em><strong>New York: A City Searching for Hope</strong></em>, 2001<br />A 16-minute multi media production of student and faculty work<br />Resulting from the events of September 11, 2001 in New York and<br />Washington D.C.</span></li>
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    [Section_Value3] => <p>Tim Broekema is a busy man. So busy that he didn&rsquo;t even have the time to write his own damned biography. He had a ghostwriter do it. Tim is a very powerful man if he can command ghosts.</p>
<p>As a tenured professor of Photojournalism at Western Kentucky University and 2016 recipient of the Robin F. Garland Educator Award by the National Press Photographer&rsquo;s Association, Tim has helped shove hundreds of students out into the real world of photojournalism and they still love him dearly. His students have won truckloads of individual top Hearst honors, NPPA, CPOY and POYi awards and accolades for their work. Since 2000, he and his colleagues have lead their students to 13 Intercollegiate National Photojournalism Championships in the Hearst Competition and they have won the Multimedia Intercollegiate National Championships every year since 2012, the first year of the contest. His students have landed jobs at various alphabet-laden organizations like CNN, MSNBC, TIME, the LA Times and the other Times on the right coast as well as places in the middle. Tim has taught them well.</p>
<p>Apart from being the type of teacher other teachers strive to be (note from ghost writer: that will be an extra 20 bucks), Tim has a long and successful career as a visual journalist. He originally attended WKU himself back in the Stone Age. He worked first as a photog, then an editor at the Louisville Courier-Journal, The Providence Journal, The Kalamazoo Gazette, The Chicago Tribune and Pravda (just seeing if you&rsquo;re paying attention).</p>
<p>He is generally the consummate professional except for the time he tripped over a video camera crane while filming a room full of journalists. If he breaks out a dolly, hoist or boom, take my advice and run for the exits (or set your cameras on AUTO and wait for the hilarity to ensue.)</p>
<p>Tim is one of the movers and shakers behind the storied Mountain Workshops held every year in small Kentucky towns. And if you can believe it, he is the Creative Director for the University of Kentucky hospital&rsquo;s 100-foot multimedia installation located in the lobby of the hospital&rsquo;s ICU and Acute care wing. He may someday actually perform routine gall bladder removals.</p>
<p>Maybe not.</p>
<p>Did we mention his 2011 participation with SHOWTIME / CBS that won an Emmy for best sports documentary, his 1988 team Pulitzer with the Courier-Journal, his National Press Photographer&rsquo;s Association Best Of Pictures award-winning Obama&rsquo;s first inauguration coverage, his 10 Pictures Of the Year International &ldquo;thingys&rdquo; including Sports Photographer of the Year in newspaper and magazine in 1994, a two-time Telly Award winner in 2016 and 2018 for online video direct marketing, a Governor&rsquo;s Award in the Arts in 2017 from the Commonwealth of Kentucky as part of his involvement with the Mountain Workshops and some crazy honor from The Daughters of the American Revolution? He was a member of the Chicago Tribune design team in 1994 when The Society of News Design recognized the newspaper as the &ldquo;Best Designed Newspaper in the World.&rdquo; He even won something called the Talisman Award which, quite frankly, sounds a bit frightening so don&rsquo;t mess with him; sit quietly in your seats and don&rsquo;t make any sudden movements.</p>
<p>So like the old saying goes, if ain&rsquo;t Broekema, don&rsquo;t fixema, (note from ghost writer: I&rsquo;ll give you back those 20 bucks).</p>
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<li><span>Pieper Video Productions<br />Editor, Computer Graphics, 2003</span></li>
<li><span>Prisoner's Dilemma (independent short)<br />Producer, Writer, Director, Editor<br />1st Runner-Up, Best Picture, 'Canes Film Festival, 2002</span></li>
<li><span>Real Grown Up (independent short)<br />Producer, Writer, Director, Editor<br />Semi-Finalist, Best Narrative Short, Angelus Awards, 2002<br />Official Selection, Ojai Film Festival, 2002</span></li>
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<p>WZTV Fox 17 - Nashville, TN<br /> General Assignment Television Photojournalist, 2006-2011</p>
<p>KSLA News 12 - Shreveport, LA&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; General Assignment Television Photojournalist, 1999-2006</p>
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<p>in 1999 His covered stories include Hurricane Katrina&rsquo;s aftermath, the Columbia Shuttle crash</p>
<p>in east Texas, the events of Sept 11, 2001 in Louisiana and New York City, training with the</p>
<p>Marines at Parris Island, surveying troop activity along the Mexican border in Arizona, both heartfelt</p>
<p>and tragic human interest stories, and any type of breaking news of which one can think Brad has</p>
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School of Journalism & Broadcasting Staff


Jonathan Adams

Jonathan Adams
-

Jeanie Adams-Smith, M.A.

Jeanie Adams-Smith, M.A.
- Professor

Carol Alicie, M.A.

Carol Alicie, M.A.
- Academic Advisor

Tim Broekema, M.S.

Tim Broekema, M.S.
- Professor

Sara Corkern, M.F.A.

Sara Corkern, M.F.A.
- Assistant Professor

Ron DeMarse, M.F.A.

Ron DeMarse, M.F.A.
- Associate Professor

Robert Dietle

Robert Dietle
- Associate Professor; Interim Director, School of Journalism & Broadcasting

  • Email: robert.dietle@wku.edu
  • Office: JRH 214
  • Phone Number: (270) 745-4144
  • Fields French Revolution, European Intellectual History
Jeanine Howard Cherry, M.A.

Jeanine Howard Cherry, M.A.
- Instructor

Teresa Jameson, B.A.

Teresa Jameson, B.A.
- Office Manager

Pam Johnson, Ph.D.

Pam Johnson, Ph.D.
- Professor

James Kenney, M.S.

James Kenney, M.S.
- Coordinator Photojournalism, Professor

Loup Langton, Ph.D.

Loup Langton, Ph.D.
- Turner Professorship

Mac McKerral, M.A.

Mac McKerral, M.A.
- Coordinator Journalism, Professor

Travis Newton, M.F.A.

Travis Newton, M.F.A.
- Film Coordinator, Assistant Professor

Miranda Pederson, B.A.

Miranda Pederson, B.A.
- Photojournalism Lab Manager/ Mountain Workshop Coordinator

Luke Pennington, M.F.A.

Luke Pennington, M.F.A.
- Assistant Professor

Brad Pfranger, M.A.

Brad Pfranger, M.A.
- Broadcasting Coordinator, Associate Professor

Enakshi Roy, Ph.D.

Enakshi Roy, Ph.D.
- Assistant Professor

Rich Shumate, Ph.D.

Rich Shumate, Ph.D.
- Assistant Professor

Stephen White, M.S.

Stephen White, M.S.
- Transitional Retiree

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