Student Publications Staff
- Talisman and Cherry Creative Adviser
- SPC 103
Sam Oldenburg joined the professional staff of WKU Student Publications in 2017. He advises students working on the Talisman and Cherry Creative and also coordinates high school outreach events through the Kentucky High School Media Institute.
A 2013 graduate of the photojournalism program at WKU, he worked on the Talisman and Herald throughout his time as a student. After graduating, he worked at the Catholic Courier in Rochester, New York, as the new media coordinator.
In 2015, Sam returned to WKU to take a job as coordinator of technology and communications with The Center for Gifted Studies. His responsibilities at The Center ranged form photographing a plethora of summer camps and other programs to chaperoning students on whirlwind field trips and representing The Center at events throughout Kentucky as well as around the world.
Sam grew up in Owatonna, Minnesota, and enjoys building furniture, gardening, twisting balloon animals, and making the best darn dill pickles you’ll ever eat.