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WKU School of Media finishes second overall in 2019-20 Hearst Journalism Awards competition

Western Kentucky University’s School of Media finished second in the Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s 2019-20 Overall Intercollegiate Competition. WKU, which has placed in the top eight nationally overall for 27 straight years, won the Hearst Intercollegiate Multimedia Competition for the eighth time in nine years and won the Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition for the fourth straight...

WKU’s School of Media wins Hearst photojournalism title for fourth straight year, 26th time in 31 years

Western Kentucky University’s School of Media has won the Hearst Journalism Awards Program’s Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition for the fourth straight year and 26th time in the past 31 years. With a second-place finisher in the Photojournalism II – Picture Story/Series Competition and sixth-place and seventh-place finishers in the Photojournalism I – News and Features Competition,...

Finnish journalist Jessikka Aro to receive WKU’s Fleischaker/Greene Award for International Reporting

The School of Media at Western Kentucky University will welcome Finnish journalist Jessikka Aro to campus Oct. 15 as the recipient of the fourth annual Fleischaker/Greene Award for Courageous International Reporting. Aro, an award-winning investigative reporter with the Finnish Broadcasting Company, specializes in Russia, extremism and information warfare. In 2014 she began investigating the pro-Kremlin...