The Bluegrass Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists recently elected officers for 2018-2019.
Board members are:
Tom Eblen, columnist and former managing editor, Lexington Herald-Leader (re-election)
Tom Martin, columnist, Lexington Herald-Leader, publisher/editor, UnderMain, and student media adviser, Transylvania University (re-election)
Al Cross, director, Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues and professor, UK School of Journalism and Media, and former national SPJ president
Patti Cross, PC Publications, Frankfort (re-election)
Director (two-year term)
Chris Poore, freelance editor
(1 year remaining on a 2-year term)
John Nelson, editorial director, Landmark Community Newspapers
Liz Hansen, professor emerita, Department of Communication, Eastern Kentucky University
If you are not a member of SPJ and the Bluegrass Pro Chapter, please join and encourage your colleagues who are not members to join as well. For more information on membership, go to SPJ.org.