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EPMN hosts interview with Coach Roy Kidd and Marla Ridenour, first Eastern Progress female sports editor, alumni award winner

Kidd and Ridenour

Marla Ridenour, the first female sports editor at EKU’s independent student newspaper, The Eastern Progress, sat down for an interview with Coach Roy Kidd in the new football facilities during Homecoming weekend. Conducting the interview were current Eastern Progress Media Network sports editor Zachary Combest and video staff James Mason and Joseph Steele.

Ridenour was also honored that weekend at the J.W. “Spider” Thurman Alumni Awards and Pioneer Celebration with the Professional Achievement Award.

A 1978 graduate in journalism, Ridenour has had a distinguished career with the Dayton Daily News and the Akron Beacon Journal. She is a member of the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.

To listen to the full interview, see https://www.easternprogress.com/ and under Sports tab are links to Part 1 and Part 2 of the interview.

For the tribute to Ridenour from the Alumni Awards celebration, go to https://www.alumni.eku.edu/s/1763/wide.aspx?sid=1763&gid=2&pgid=1682&cid=3840&ecid=3840&crid=0&calpgid=1672&calcid=3824

Published on October 18, 2019

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