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SPJ Receives Outstanding Chapter Award

Eastern Kentucky University’s student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists has been named the Outstanding Campus Chapt

Seven EKU students selected for KPA internships.

Seven Eastern Kentucky University students will gain journalism experience this summer at news media outlets across the Commonwealth through the Kentucky Press Association’s summer intern program.

Hosted annually by KPA, the program matches students with member newspapers and news outlets across the state to provide eight-week internships, each supported by a $3,000 stipend.

EKU public relations intern enjoys working for the region she calls home

EKU Public Relations Major Annie Zomaya

Annie Zomaya sees her internship as more than just a resume builder or educational requirement.

Meiners named among EKU's first University Fellows

Dr. Eric Meiners

Dr. Eric Meiners, Associate Professor of Communication Studies, has been named among 29 tenured and tenure-track faculty in the initial group of University Fellows.

EKU Public Relations Students Attend Cincinnati Conference

“Be passionate. Be relentless. Be different.” –Just one of many lessons learned at PRGrandSlam.

EKU journalism student wins first place in SPJ Mark of Excellence contest

EKU journalism student Daniel Klapheke won first place for In-Depth Reporting in the Society of Professional Journalists Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards for a

EKU junior Klapheke awarded ISWNE internship.

EKU junior Daniel Klapheke

EKU junior Daniel Klapheke is one of four students selected for the first summer internship program offered through the International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors.

PR class to assist with national public health campaign.

Seafood Nutrition Partnership

An Eastern Kentucky University Public Relations & Health class will be working with the Lexington field team of the national nonprofit Seafood Nutrition Partnership (SNP) this semester as part of a class project.

Givens joins ISWNE Board

Dr. Deborah Givens

Dr. Deborah Givens, assistant professor, Department of Communication, attended her first meeting as a member of the Board of Directors of the International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors Feb. 19 and 20 in Austin, Texas.

Givens was elected to a three-year term on the Board during ISWNE’s 2015 conference at the University of Missouri.

Former Progress editor Robinson featured in SPJ Member Spotlight.

Wesley Robinson of the Patriot-News in Pennsylvania, says SPJ has helped push hi

Wesley Robinson, former editor of the Eastern Progress, has been featured in the Society of Professional Journalists “Member Spotlight.” Currently, Robinson is a reporter with The Patriot News of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Keystone Pro Chapter, and a past president of the student chapter at the University of Kentucky. 

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