Online Newspapers can become full members after vote by KPA membership

Online Publications/Newspapers that meet the basic criteria established through a Bylaws change can apply to become full members of the Kentucky Press Association. That’s a result of a vote of KPA members that concluded Thursday afternoon. Nearly 47 percent of the membership cast ballots on the Bylaws change. It passed 48 to 20. Until the change was approved, Online Publications […]

Billy Reed name to National Museum of Racing’s Joe Hirsch Media Roll of Honor

              SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Charlsie Cantey, one of the most accomplished and respected television broadcasters in thoroughbred racing history, and Billy Reed, a three-time Eclipse Award-winning writer and the author of more than a dozen sports books, have been selected to the National Museum of Racing’s Joe Hirsch Media Roll of Honor. Reed, […]

Humanities Council receives grant to bring ‘Democracy and the Informed Citizen’ to the Commonwealth

Events include ‘Civic Duty and the News Media,’ ‘Democracy and the Informed Citizen,’ and ‘Through the Lens: Campaign Photography in a Digital World’ at Western, UK, Murray and Transylvania From Kentucky Humanities Kentucky Humanities has received a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to bring Democracy & the Informed Citizen to the Commonwealth. Kentucky Humanities has partnered with six […]

Florida: Notices on government websites or government cable access channels?

You’ve been following the trail of House Bill 195 since about 12:35 p.m. on Tuesday, January 7 when it was introduced on the first day of the 2020 legislative session. Across the nation, public notice advertising legislation is prevalent. It’s not just Kentucky where legislators try to take the notices out of newspapers. Every state has faced it in one […]

Carrie Dillard joins Paducah Chamber as Programs/Public Policy Director

From the Paducah Sun Former Paducah Sun editor Carrie Dillard has joined the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce, the organization announced recently. She will serve as the chamber’s programs and public policy director, focusing on workforce development initiatives and programs as well as business advocacy efforts associated with the group’s legislative agenda. Dillard graduated cum laude from the University of […]

Tom Leach announces 2020 ‘All-Resilient Team’ honoring athletes who overcame adversity

From Tom Leach, The Voice of the Wildcats, We are excited and proud to announce the latest edition of the “All-Resilient Team,” which honors student-athletes from Kentucky high schools who had to overcome adversity to participate and/or excel in sports in the past calendar year. “Year in and year out, we hear these stories about amazing  young people […]

You’ll get more than a technical foul if you use these terms with the NCAAs and High School tournaments on the horizon

It’s almost time to start filling out your March Madness brackets. It’s also a time to be conscious of what words are trademarked by the NCAA. Here is a list of some protected words to avoid in your print and digital ad campaigns: – Elite 8®/Elite Eight® – Final 4®/Final Four® – March Madness® – NCAA Sweet 16®/NCAA Sweet Sixteen® […]

Remember it’s time to move those clocks forward

And perhaps for the last time! Language has been put in the House legislation on the state budget to do away from Daylight time meaning that we’d move the clocks forward this weekend and stay on that time. But regardless, come 2 a.m., Sunday, March 8, move the clocks up an hour. Or like most people, just move it ahead […]

Tips and tricks about latest Innovation in Focus from RJI

A Message from Reynolds Journalism Institute Thought you’d be interested in our latest Innovation in Focus post in which we test out various technologies and then share our thoughts, as well as tips and tricks. This week’s post is about DSLR dongles, which enable journalists to stream video directly from professional cameras to YouTube, Facebook and other live platforms. Pro: […]