Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Local Former News Director Inducted in Journalism Hall of Fame

wku red redBOWLING GREEN, Ky. (3/14/13) – Dan Modlin, who recently retired as news director at WKU Public Radio, will be inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame. He is one of five new members who will be honored at a ceremony in Lexington on April 23.
 
Modlin is a native of Indiana who grew up in a broadcasting family. A graduate of Ball State University, he worked for several years in the news network business in the Midwest, specializing in agricultural and political coverage, before coming to WKU Public Radio. He served as news director for 23 years.
 
“It is a great honor to be inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame, and I want to thank the many fine reporters, colleagues and outstanding student interns who worked with me at WKU Public Radio over the years,” Modlin said. “I was blessed to work with a lot of good people. We worked very hard to provide fair, informative coverage of a lot of issues that were impacting the lives of people in the region.”
 
“And on a personal note, this means a lot to my family. My father taught me the importance of credibility and ethics in journalism and he was inducted into the Indiana Broadcaster's Hall of Fame several years ago. I think he would have been very pleased by this announcement.”
 
Modlin’s work at WKU Public Radio contributed to numerous national and state awards for documentary production, public affairs reporting and enterprise reporting.
 
The honorees will join 184 other journalists inducted into the Hall of Fame since its 1981 inception. The Hall of Fame ceremony is sponsored by the University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Telecommunications Alumni Association.
 
WKU Public Radio is the public radio service of Western Kentucky University, broadcasting news, cultural and entertainment programming on WKYU-FM 88.9 in Bowling Green;
WDCL-FM 89.7 in Somerset; WKPB-FM 89.5 in Henderson/Owensboro; and
WKUE-FM 90.9 in Elizabethtown. The station can also be heard online at www.wkyufm.org.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by WKU
Photo Provided by SurfKY Graphics

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

Posted on 2/2/14
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
Posted on 1/31/2014
2/6/2014 - posted
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

Stock Report

1 DOW 16,982.59
+22.02 (0.13%)    
2 S&P 1,978.91
+0.57 (0.03%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,444.91
-4.65 (-0.10%)    
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
Posted on 1/31/2014
2/6/2014 - posted
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
Posted on 1/31/2014
2/6/2014 - posted
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
Posted on 1/31/2014
2/6/2014 - posted
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 28, 2014 2377

Madisonville Woman Arrested for Being a…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 25, 2014 2239

No One Injured in Truck-Train Collision

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 28, 2014 2021

Madisonville Man Arrested for Endangering…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 25, 2014 1470

Vehicle Strikes Lawn Mower Driven on…

in Top Stories by Dep. Mike Evans
July 25, 2014 1450

Business Spotlight - McQuady's Automotive

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 28, 2014 2377

Madisonville Woman Arrested for Being a…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 25, 2014 2239

No One Injured in Truck-Train Collision

in Top Stories by Ami Clayton, SurfKY News
July 28, 2014 2021

Madisonville Man Arrested for Endangering…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 25, 2014 1470

Vehicle Strikes Lawn Mower Driven on…

in Top Stories by Dep. Mike Evans
July 28, 2014 1432

Disagreement Over Killing Snake in House…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 28, 2014 770

Zuberer Takes Over at Quarterback for…

in News by Steve LeMaster
July 28, 2014 703

Dont Miss Out on a Howl of a Good Time

in News by Brittni Bunn
July 28, 2014 323

Instant Admissions Day is Aug. 1, 2014

in News by Bernie Hale
July 28, 2014 257

Prosecutors Mull Over Whether to Charge…

in Top Stories by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
July 28, 2014 167

Owensboro Police Department Activity…

in Top Stories by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 25, 2014 1450

Business Spotlight - McQuady's Automotive

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 1270

Business Spotlight - Blue Moon Car Wash

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 25, 2014 811

Open Mic, Bike Night Offer Good Times in…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
July 28, 2014 616

Foot Pursuit Ends with Arrest

in Top Stories by Christopher Rogers
July 28, 2014 591

Boys of Broad to Launch Video at Cinema 4

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03