It’s hard to imagine today, but when Kaisee Riddell began her studies at Eastern Kentucky University in August 2015, she was “sort of intimidated by the idea of college,” let alone leading others; had no idea of an academic major; and assumed “every person here would probably be better and smarter than me.”
Trimble Banner editor Jacob Blair has assumed the editor’s role at The News-Democrat and will continue in the role at the Bedford newspaper. He served as a Kentucky Press Association summer intern for The News-Democratin the summer of 2014. He has been a contributing writer for several stories since taking over as Trimble Banner editor in his hometown last year.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Student journalists from around Kentucky, including staffers of Eastern Kentucky University’s Eastern Progress, were recognized by the Kentucky Press Association as the organization’s Most Valuable Members during the annual conference.