Two prominent speakers come to Western

Two prominent speakers came to Western Illinois University recently to meet with students and faculty.

One was Dr. Kyu Ho Youm from University of Oregon. He is definitely a superstar in the field of media law. Continue reading


How far can a WIU journalism graduate go?

How far can a journalism graduate from Western illinois University go? Kevin Mowbray is a good example. Mowbray graduated from WIU with a degree in journalism. Today, he is a top leader in the business world. Mowbray is chief operating officer and vice president of Lee Enterprises, a huge media company based in Davenport, Iowa. He is also the publisher of Lee’s largest newspaper, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. It is an inspiring story for WIU students, isn’t it?