School of Media News
WKU photojournalism students, faculty honored by KNPA
- Friday, March 5th, 2021
WKU photojournalism student Sam Mallon was named Student Photographer of the Year in Kentucky News Photographers Association’s 2021 contest.
Mallon was one of three WKU students honored in Student Division, while faculty members Jeanie Adams-Smith and James Kenney were honored in the Professional Division.
- General News: Zane Meyer-Thornton of Los Angeles, California, second
- Feature: Sam Mallon of Silver Spring, Maryland, second and honorable mention; Lily Estella Thompson of Paoli, Indiana, third
- Sports Feature: Lily Estella Thompson, first; Sam Mallon, third
- Portrait: Sam Mallon, first and third; Zane Meyer-Thornton, second
- Feature Story: Lily Estella Thompson, first; Zane Meyer-Thornton, second; Sam Mallon, third
- Judges Award (student/professional combined): Lily Estella Thompson
- Sports Story: Jeanie Adams-Smith, first
- Feature: James H. Kenney, first
Contact: James Kenney, firstname.lastname@example.org