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Kerry Morgan named 2017 Distinguished Alumna

Kerry Morgan, 2017 EKU Department of Communication Distinguished Alumna

Kerry Sigler Morgan, a 1992 Journalism graduate, was recently named the 2017 EKU Department of Communication Distinguished Alumna.  

Department faculty have a busy month of publishing!

The past few weeks have seen a burst of scholarly publishing from members of the Department of Communication Faculty. 

Senior Honors Legacy of Bath Co. Saddlemaker

From left, Bobby Rogers, Langley Franklin, and Gary Hunt

It has been called the Cadillac of all saddles.

Many knowledgeable horsemen consider the “Kentucky Springseat” the finest riding saddle ever made, but few know the story of its creator, Eugene Minihan, who fashioned the unique product in his shop in Owingsville, Kentucky, from the late 1880s until his death in 1926.

Cogdill part of new KET documentary team.

Chad Cogdill, associate professor of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, is part of the team that recently created "The Kentucky Riding Saddle: A Quilted History," a new documentary now showing on KET-KY. Other creators include Dr. Stephanie McSpirit and Neil Kasiak.

Journalism grad joins The Springfield Sun

Tyler Brown

Tyler Brown, a 2015 journalism graduate, has joined the staff of The Springfield Sun as a general news and local government reporter.

Brown also covers high school sports, including baseball, basketball, golf and tennis.

Fake News and Challenges to Journalism on Eastern Standard

Host John Hingsbergen chats with Dr. Pamela Parry of Eastern Kentucky University

We’ve been hearing a lot about “fake news” and “alternative facts” lately. Some folks say these are symptoms of challenges to journalism.

On this week’s Eastern Standard: Fake News and other Challenges to Journalism.  Listen here

Miss EKU Looks Forward to Miss Kentucky Pageant

Miss EKU Rose Pidgorodetska, center, is flanked by other contestants. (Photo cou

Many girls dream of growing up to become Miss America. For Eastern Kentucky University student Rose Pidgorodetska, that dream may become a reality.

Job Opening: Assistant Professor of Public Relations

The Department of Communication at Eastern Kentucky University is seeking to fill a tenure-track assistant professor faculty position in public relations beginning August 2017.

A Ph.D., in a relevant field, is required from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution. ABD may be considered.

Panel to discuss media in public forum.

The Bluegrass Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will host a free public forum Feb. 23 titled, “Finding real facts in an alternative fact world."

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