Skip to main content
Skip to main content

WKU News

iMedia students will provide ‘fusion journalism’ coverage of INMA event

A team of nine journalists from the entrepreneurial editorial startup in the School of Journalism and Broadcasting will leave May 5 for Los Angeles. Another team of six will work remotely from Bowling Green, coordinating through Skype and other media, Director Kerry Northrup said.

The 15-person blog team will employ a technique called “fusion journalism,” representing a new vision of journalism applied in real-time situations. Western iMedia will integrate traditional storytelling with video interviews, photography and crowdsourcing social media.

Students working from Los Angeles include Austin Anderson of Benton; Cole Claybourn of  Evansville, Ind.; Cameron Epperson of Louisville; Laura Haggard of Georgetown; Megan Heady of Marion; Nate Hovee of Paintsville; Lindsay Kriz of Danville; Jonathan Lintner of Louisville; and Brieonna Logsdon of Louisville.

Students working from Bowling Green include Anna Anderson of Shelbyville; Brianne Kelley of Perry Township, Ohio; Anna Williams of Davenport, Iowa; Stacie Hewitt of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.; Jacob Kasinger of Owensboro; and Ben Severance of Wilmot Flat, N.H.

Under the theme “New Oxygen, New Growth,” the INMA conference will attract more than 325 delegates from 40 countries, mostly top executives from the world’s leading newsmedia companies.

INMA will integrate social media feedback into the World Congress programming, notably on Twitter using the #inmawc hashtag. This will create an “echo chamber” for the INMA World Congress.

INMA is the world’s leading provider of global best practices and marketing ideas for newsmedia companies looking to grow amid profound market change.

Contact: Kerry Northrup, (270) 745-5140.

Categories
All News  Now Viewing Category: All
Media Relations
CEBS
CHHS News
GFCB
Ogden News
PCAL
Academic Affairs
WKU Regional Campuses
Glasgow News
Etown & Fort Knox
Owensboro News
Transportation
The Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky
The Center for Gifted Studies
Police
Emergency Preparedness
Facilities
Housing & Residence Life
Student Activities and Organizations
Augenstein Alumni Center
Campus Activities Board
The Confucius Institute
Cultural Enhancement Series
DELO News
Department of Music
Department of Theatre & Dance
Development and Alumni Relations
Downing Museum
Downing Student Union
Employee Wellness
Hardin Planetarium
Health Services
Human Resources News
Instruments of American Excellence
International Student Office
Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport
Library News
Math News
Office of International Programs
Office of Research
Office of Sustainability
Parent's Association
School of Journalism & Broadcasting
Student Financial Assistance
Scholarships Student Financial Assistance
Student Employment
Student Government Association News
Student Research Council
Study Abroad
Teaching News
Van Meter Auditorium
WellU
WKU Educational Leadership Doctoral Program News
WKU Joint Admissions
WKU Parent and Family Weekend
Latest Headlines
Summer Projects

May 27th– June 2nd

Ouch! Top Life Safety Tips

Safety tips to prevent workplace and home injuries, as well as general safety tips & vacation safety tips

Gatton Academy Team Wins 2017 State Envirothon Competition

Five students from The Gatton Academy took 1st place in the Kentucky Envirothon competition. Olivia Bickett, Aaron Kirtland, Veronica Johnson, Keeley Ruskowski, and Caleb Stickney were all a part of the winning team.

Featured Articles
Gatton Academy Team Wins 2017 State Envirothon Competition

Five students from The Gatton Academy took 1st place in the Kentucky Envirothon competition. Olivia Bickett, Aaron Kirtland, Veronica Johnson, Keeley Ruskowski, and Caleb Stickney were all a part of the winning team.

College of Business HR Curriculum Aligns With SHRM
WKU finishes third overall in 2016-2017 Hearst competition

WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting has finished third overall in the 2016-2017 Hearst Journalism Awards Program – the school’s eighth consecutive top five national ranking.

Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 
 Last Modified 5/2/17