Kernel wins Best Collegiate Web Site in 2013 KPA Awards
Congratulations to the Kentucky Kernel on its strong showing in the 2013 Kentucky Press Association awards.
In addition to being recognized for having the best college newspaper web site, the Kernel staff swept the category for Best Sports Special Section. The Kernel took first place for its “Postseason Preview” published on Mar. 6, 2013; second place for “Big Blue Madness Preview 2012” published on Oct. 12, 2012; and third place for “Basketball Season Preview” published on Nov. 7, 2012.
In addition, Kernel staff and writers took home the following awards:
Best editorial, third place to the team of Becca Clemons, Rachel Aretakis, Gary Hermann and Judah Taylor
Best feature story, honorable mention to David Schuh
Best sports story, second place to Les Johns
Best sports feature story, honorable mention to Alex Forkner
Best investigative story or series, first place to Taylor Moak; third place to Morgan Eads
Best on-going, extended coverage story, third place to Taylor Moak
Best headline, second place to Becca Clemons
Best spot news picture, third place to Eleanor Hasken
Best general news picture, third place to Adam Pennavaria
Best feature picture, honorable mention to Genevieve Adams
Best picture essay, second place to James Holt
Best sports picture, third place to Genevieve Adams
Best sports picture essay, third place to Tessa Lighty
Best special section, third place to the Kernel Staff
In the overall general excellence category, the Kernel placed third behind WKU’s twice-weekly College Heights Herald and Murray State’s weekly Murray State News.