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January 2014

Eastern Progress Staff Members Capture KPA Awards

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Eastern Kentucky University’s student-produced weekly newspaper, The Eastern Progress, captured 10 awards at the 2013 Kentucky Press Association awards banquet on Jan. 24.

PR Senior Spearheads Livingston Trail Towns Project

PR students and faculty advisor pose with 'big check'

Livingston Mayor Jason Medley announced today a partnership between the Rockcastle County community and both AT&T and Eastern Kentucky University to develop a marketing and public relations campaign in support of Livingston’s Trail Town designation.  The announcement took place at the Livingston Trail Town Visitors Center. 

EKU Grad Brews Up National Interest in Louisville Tea Company

Heather Howell

BusinessLexington, January 23, 2014
- by Kathie Stamps

For those with the job title of “CTO” on their business cards, the “T” typically stands for technology. In Heather Howell’s case, it stands for tea. She is the chief tea officer, and one of four owners, of Rooibee Red Tea.

Broadcasting alum's documentary to air on PBS

Michael Breeding

Graduate creates historical documentary

The Eastern Progress, by Katie Hughes
January 16, 2013

Eastern graduate Michael Breeding has a documentary coming out this week titled Kentucky Governor’s Mansion: A Century of Reflection. 

Matt Hall wins 2014 Schulte Scholarship

Congratulations to BEM senior Matt Hall, who has received the Chris Schulte Memorial Scholarship for Spring 2014. The scholarship includes an internship with Hammond Communications Group in Lexington, KY. 

EKU Alum Sam Champion to Anchor New Show on The Weather Channel

Sam Champion

EKU graduate Sam Champion is taking his talents to The Weather Channel.

Champion, who earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast news in 1983, will anchor the network’s new flagship morning show, set to debut in March. Based at The Weather Channel’s headquarters in Atlanta, Champion will also assume managing editor responsibilities at the network.

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