It’s a long way from his hometown of Tacoma, Wash., to the nation’s capital. But, for Wesley Robinson, it was a much shorter journey from the unemployment line to Eastern Kentucky University that has propelled the senior journalism major to a Summer 2014 internship with The Washington Post.
Staff members of The Eastern Progress, the student-produced weekly newspaper at Eastern Kentucky University, captured 10 awards in the University Division of the Kentucky Press Association 2012 Excellence in Kentucky Newspaper Awards contest.
The awards were presented Jan. 25 during KPA’s winter convention at the Brown Hotel in Louisville.
For alumni, current and former faculty and staff and others with a connection to Eastern Kentucky University, Memory Lane is now just a mouse click away.
Eastern Kentucky University’s student-produced weekly newspaper, The Eastern Progress, won 11 awards, including four first-place awards, at the 2011 Kentucky Press Association awards banquet on Friday, Jan. 20.
Eastern Kentucky University's student newspaper was selected this week as a finalist for the nation's highest award in college journalism, the Pacemaker.