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2014 Kentucky AP Broadcasters awards announced


The 2014 Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters awards were announced on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at The Galt House in Louisville.


For a complete list of winners, please click here.



KAPB Board members pictured are:  Adam Yeomans, AP Bureau Chief; Robert Thomas, KAPB President, News Director WKYT-TV; Bill Evans, VP News, WPSD-TV; Carolyn Williams, Assistant News Director, WAVE-TV; Joe Corcoran, WKYU-FM; Brad Pfranger, Assistant Professor, Western Kentucky; Dee Vassar, AP marketing assistant; Rick Howlett, Managing Editor, WFPL-FM.  Not pictured:  Henry Chu, News Director, WBKO-TV; Neil Middleton, VP News, WYMT-TV; and Matt McClain, News Director, WKYX-FM.








Congratulations to the Daily News' Joe Imel




The 2013 Photo of the Year winner is Joe Imel, of the Daily News in Bowling Green.  His picture shows a firefighter being rescued by a fellow firefighter after he careened throught the rapids of the Barren River, on Monday, April 1, 2013, after he tried to assist in the rescue of two teenage fishermen who were stranded in the rapids after their boat overturned. 


Joe Imel was honored at the Kentucky Press Association Winter Convention with a framed copy of his photograph and received $300. 


The Photo of the Year is chosen from photos submitted by AP member newspapers each month.



Kentucky AP Joins Facebook

Kentucky Associated Press Members:

We hope you will "like" the page for Kentucky. we want these pages to foster better communication between AP and its members. Will will use the pages to highlight excellent content by AP, behind-the-scenes newsgathering information from AP, staff updates, corporate information from AP, notes baout upcoming events and kudos to members for excellent journalism or cooperation. We will also use them to communicate about upcoming industry events and training.

We'd like these Facebook pages to be another way you and your staffs can communicate with us. The pages will be open to the public, and we're interested to see what kind of feedback we get on Kentucky news.

This is a work in progress, and we're eager to get your feedback. Please take a second to "like" the appropriate page, and share this information with your staff members so they can do the same. If you have any ideas or thoughts about the page, please send an email to bureau chief Adam Yeomans, give him a call or send a message on the Facebook page.


Tribute to Ed Reinke, 1951-2011

By JANET CAPPIELLO LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ed Reinke didn't think of his job so much as taking photos, but rather as creating them. When the award-winning Associated Press photographer grabbed his camera and headed out to an assignment, he would tell his colleagues, "I am going to make a picture."

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