Tompkins to Be Inducted into Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame

Al Tompkins, Broadcast/Online Group Leader at the Poynter Institute and an advisory board member for Belmont’s New Century Journalism program, will be inducted into the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame on April 1. The seven new honorees will join 153 other journalists inducted into the Hall of Fame since its 1981 inception. Tompkins will be speaking in LCVA 117 at 10 a.m. on Mon., Feb. 25 on the topic “If Everybody Has YouTube, Why Do We Need Journalism?”