Student Journalist Honored by KPA

Published on February 10, 2017

EKU junior Taylor Weiter, of Louisville, received second place in the Best Sports Column category of the Kentucky Press Association News Contest for her column, “No, I Don’t Know the Linebacker of the 1982 Colts.” The column, published in a 2015 issue of The Eastern Progress, details the trials of a woman sports fan in a male-dominated world.

Weiter is journalism and broadcast/electronic media double major and English minor who plans to graduate in May 2018. She interned at The Pioneer News in Shepherdsville over the summer, and is currently the editor-in-chief of The Eastern Progress. Weiter is also a member of EKU’s chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta, Panhellenic Council secretary and vice president of the campus chapter of Society of Professional Journalists.