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Whitehouse Selected as Live Guest on Eastern Standard on WEKU

Ginny Whitehouse

Professor of Journalism, Ginny Whitehouse will appear as a live guest on Eastern Standard (WEKU).  Her guest spot will be Thursday at 11:00 am and will focus on “Taking a Knee.” Tom Eblen and Tom Hammond will also be featured on tape.

Show starts at 11 a.m. Thursday. You can listen at 88.9 FM or live stream:

Tom Eblen is the metro/state columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader. He was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008. Tom returned to his hometown in 1998 after 14 years with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, where he was a regional/national reporter, a business reporter and editor, and an Olympics reporter and editor. Before that, he spent five years at The Associated Press, where he was a statehouse reporter in Nashville and correspondent in charge of the Knoxville bureau. Tom is a former board member of Associated Press Managing Editors. A graduate of Western Kentucky University, he was editor of the College Heights Herald.

Tom Hammond (born May 10, 1944) is an American sportscaster for NBC Sports television. Hammond is one of the network's staple on-air presenters, along with Bob Costas and Dan Hicks. Hammond was the lead play-by-play commentator for Southeastern Conference men's basketball broadcasts by TVS (1980-1983), SPI/Lorimar (1984-1986) and Raycom Sports (formerly Lincoln Financial Sports and Jefferson Pilot Sports) from 1987 until 2009. In 2013, he was replaced by Dan Hicks as play-by-play announcer for Notre Dame football on NBC. He has known his color commentator on the Lincoln Financial broadcasts, Larry Conley, since junior high school. Hammond also served as the play-by-play announcer for NBC's coverage of track and field at each Summer Olympics from 1992 to 2016.

Ginny Whitehouse is a professor of Journalism in the newly forming Multimedia News program. She teaches Multimedia News Writing, Media Ethics, Media Law, and Media and Society. She researches media ethics, particularly concerning privacy and social media. She is the Cases & Commentaries editor for the Journal of Mass Media Ethics and serves on the journal’s editorial board. Her recent publications include the ethics and diversity chapter of the Mass Media Ethics Handbook and an article advocating clearer ethical standards for journalists using social media in the Journal of Mass Media Ethics. Before coming to EKU, Dr. Whitehouse taught for 15 years at Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash., where she also served as department chair. Previously, she chaired the Media Ethics Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and the National Journalism Education Committee for the Society of Professional Journalists. She earned both her master’s and doctorate from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism, and served a journalist for newspapers in Tennessee and Alabama, as well as for a religion news service in Southeast Asia.

Published on September 28, 2017

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