Skip to main content
Skip to main content

WKU News

SJ&B wins Hearst multimedia title, finishes fifth in overall rankings

With a first-place finish in multimedia and a third-place finish in photojournalism, WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting placed fifth overall in the 53rd annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

WKU has finished among the nation’s top eight in the Hearst overall competition for 20 consecutive years and won the national title in 2005, 2001 and 2000.

The top 10 finishers in the 2012-13 Hearst overall competition are: Penn State, North Carolina, Missouri, Nebraska, WKU, Arizona State, Indiana, Kent State, Florida and Syracuse.

WKU won the Hearst Intercollegiate Multimedia Competition for the second consecutive year and will receive a $10,000 award. The 2012-13 multimedia top 10 finishers are: WKU, North Carolina, Nebraska, Missouri, Penn State, Syracuse, Kent State, Montana, Arizona State and Oregon.

WKU photojournalism student Jabin Botsford, a senior from Knoxville, Tenn., has been selected as one of six finalists who will compete for the Hearst National Photojournalism Championship June 3-7 in San Francisco. Ten WKU students have won individual championships in 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2010.

The top 10 schools in the 2012-13 Hearst Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition are: Missouri, Penn State, WKU, North Carolina, Ohio, Nebraska, Kent State, Oregon, Minnesota, Iowa State and Florida. WKU, which received a $2,000 award, has won the Hearst photojournalism competition 20 times in the past 24 years.

Often called the “Pulitzers of College Journalism,” the William Randolph Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program holds yearlong competitions in writing, photojournalism, broadcast news and multimedia for journalism undergraduates. Journalism schools accumulating the most points earned by their students in each category are designated the winners of the Intercollegiate Competitions. The Hearst program, in which 106 undergraduate journalism programs across the nation are eligible to participate, is conducted under the auspices of accredited schools of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication.

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