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Edward Smith, journalism junior, was announced as the recipient for the 2024-2025 Broadcast Education Association Peter Orlik Endowment Scholarship for $3,500.
Students in JOU 204, a media writing class in the School of the Journalism and Media, toured TV station WKYT in Lexington on Monday, Nov. 20. 
KRNL Lifestyle and Fashion and the Kentucky Kernel won the most first-place awards in recent Kernel Media history for their work during the 2022-23 school year.
The University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Media, housed in the College of Communication and Information, hosted the annual Picture Kentucky Photojournalism Workshop on Oct. 11-14 in Frankfort, Kentucky.
On Oct.10, 2023, three guest speakers from across the globe shared their insights about integrated strategic communication, information communication technology and journalism, each focusing on the representation of either global perspectives or historically marginalized voices. 
USA Today's Washington bureau chief Susan Page visited with students at the Kentucky Kernel media's offices on campus. The veteran reporter, who's covered seven U.S. presidential administrations and 11 presidential campaigns, talked about the appeal of journalism as career.
The Champion of Open Government certificate and the James Madison Award were gifted at UK’s annual State of the First Amendment Address on Thursday, Nov. 2.Hosted by the UK School of Journalism and Media and held in the Rosenberg College of Law Grand Courtroom, the event featured keynote speaker Kyu Ho Youm, University of Oregon Jonathan Marshall First Amendment Chair.
On Oct. 13, CI alumna Celeste Warren (MAS/TEL, 1985) spoke to students, faculty and staff about her experiences in journalism, her work in corporate diversity, equity and inclusion and her journey from CI student to vice president of the Global Diversity and Inclusion Center of Excellence at Merck. 
Nominations for the 2024 Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame are being accepted now until Friday, Jan. 12, 2024.

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