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NKU Instagram Photo Competition

2013 Instagram Photo Contest Winners


NKU students, faculty and staff were challenged to use Instagram to capture photos that encompassed a them of “Something Old, Something New: Smartphones change the picture of journalism.” The theme was a reminder although the technology of photojournalism is changing rapidly, the values and mission of journalism are still fundamental. It was up to the participants to interpret and decide how to reflect that theme in the photos.

The photos were judged by five experts:

Dave Francois – Director of mobile operations and strategy for the E.W. Scripps Company

Kody Kahle – Photo editor for The Northerner

Chip Mahaney – Senior director of local operations for The E.W. Scripps Company’s digital division

Cara Owsley – Staff photojournalist for The Cincinnati Enquirer

David Stephenson – Photojournalism adviser for the University of Kentucky’s student newspaper, the Kentucky Kernel

Jonathon Palmer – A Central Kentucky visual photographer and freelance photographer

Coffee and Clicks

Join us for Coffee and Clicks March 18 at 10:30 a.m. in Griffin Hall 240. Analyze the winners of the NKU Instagram Photojournalism contest over a cup of Starbucks coffee. We’ll award prizes to the winners and door prizes to a lucky few.  Sponsored by NKU Communication Department,  Society of Professional Journalists and Student Media.


Best Use of Theme

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Best Storytelling

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Best of Show

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NKU Instagram Photo Competition