Media Advisory for WKU Photojournalism International Gallery Exhibit

May 15, 2015

International Gallery Exhibit Marks a first for WKU’s top-ranked Photojournalism Program

Dear Education Editor,

Photojournalism students brand WKU as a university with international reach. Western Kentucky University’s leading photojournalism program is releasing their first international gallery exhibit called “Beyond our Borders.”

Exhibit Facts:
Exhibit opens Friday, May 22 in Mass Media and Technology Hall Gallery at 4pm.
A reception will follow the opening.
This international exhibit consists of with 35 photos taken by 16 different students in 16 different countries.

Notable attendees:
 University President Gary Ransdell
 Vice President for Academic Affairs David Lee
 Potter College Dean Gordon Emslie.
About WKU Photojournalism:
 WKU has won the William Randolph Hearst photojournalism championship 22 times out of 26 years.
 Students have gone on to win Pulitzer Prizes, as well as, Photographer of the year for the National Press Photographers Association.

If you have specific questions, you can address them to James H. Kenney, coordinator of the PJ program. His telephone number is 270.745.6307 and his email address is

To learn more about the WKU Photojournalism Program, follow the link:


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