Washington, D.C., public affairs firm GolinHarris has selected two West Virginia University P.I. Reed School of Journalism students to join its team as part of its ongoing Mountaineer in D.C. internship program.
Katelyn Culver of Point Pleasant and Nicole Fernandes of Charleston are each receiving a $2,500 stipend and a weekly salary to work at GolinHarris during the 2009 spring and summer sessions, respectively.
An award-winning photojournalist and professor has returned to his alma mater to join the West Virginia University faculty as the Visiting Shott Chair of Journalism.
Bill Kuykendall, a 1966 alumnus, brings a wealth of photojournalism and multimedia experience to the Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism for the spring semester. He was chair of the renowned photojournalism sequence at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where he directed the annual Pictures of the Year contest, co-directed the Missouri Photo Workshop and taught photojournalism and newspaper management courses.