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Award-winning broadcasting veteran Mike Savage named general manager of WEKU-FM

An award-winning 25-year broadcasting veteran and a former member of the NPR Board of Directors, Mike Savage has been named general manager of WEKU-FM, the public radio service of Eastern Kentucky University. Most recently, Savage served four years as general manager of WBAA at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, where he led a full-time staff of 12 and was responsible for managing a $1.5...

EKU captures Minority Access Diversity Institution Award for sixth consecutive year

Eastern Kentucky University recently received the Minority Access Diversity Institution Award for the sixth consecutive year. Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Timothy Forde received the award on behalf of the University at the 17th National Role Models Conference. Eastern is one of only four universities in Kentucky to receive the award in 2016, and the only one to receive it each of the past six years....

Carol Siler named new executive director of Women Leading Kentucky organization

Staff report   Carol Siler, a familiar voice to WEKU-FM listerners, has been named executive director of Women Leading Kentucky, a non-membership organization offering business and leadership networking opportunities for women at all stages of their careers.   Siler was development and promotions coordinator at the public radio station, responsible for fundraising as well as station events...