Six people were inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame on Wednesday in a ceremony sponsored by the University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Telecommunications Alumni Association.
The inductees are: Albert B. "Ben" Chandler Jr., publisher of The Woodford Sun; D.J. Everett III, president of Ham Broadcasting Co.; Chip Hutcheson, publisher of The Times Leader in Princeton and past president of the Kentucky Press Association; Bill Luster, retired photojournalist for The Courier-Journal in Louisville and Pulitzer Prize winner in 1976 and 1989; Dr. Bob McGaughey, retired chairman of the Murray State University Department of Journalism and Mass Communication; Michael M. York, former reporter with the Lexington Herald-Leader and The Washington Post and co-winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting.
Honorees were selected by a committee of representatives from the state's media, the UK Journalism Alumni Association and UK.