Senior Projects

See what our upper level students have created

  • Radio Silence

    The story of one family’s battle to be heard and find hope in treating the mind. By Morgan Walker and Adam Wolffbrandt

  • Hear Through The Holler

      Hear Through the Holler is a collaborative web-based project created by journalists Tyler Essary and Luke Franke in the spring of 2015.

  • Gather

      ”I think that eating is much more than just about silencing our stomachs — preparing food and serving others bring nourishment to our spirits and well


Meet our team


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    Tim Broekema


    Tim Broekema is an associate professor of Photojournalism at Western Kentucky University located in Bowling Green, Ky.

    Students of his have won, or placed, in multiple awards including College Photographer of the Year and individual Hearst awards.

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    James Kenney


    He has taught at Western Kentucky University since 1993 and has been the coordinator of the photojournalism program since 2001. Kenney has taught courses in photojournalism, multimedia, design, and picture editing. He is also the director of the Mountain Workshops.


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    Jim Bye

    Lab Manager

    Jim Bye joined Western Kentucky University in September of 2007 as the Photojournalism Lab Manager. Bye’s responsibilities at WKU include managing the photojournalism labs and gear checkout, overseeing student labbies, working with gallery exhibits and coordinating the Mountain Workshops.

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    Jeanie Adams-Smith


    Before returning to her alma-mater, WKU,  to teach in 2003, Jeanie Adams-Smith was a photo editor at the Chicago Tribune.