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Kristen Pflum '04 Named Kentucky's Best TV News Reporter

April 23, 2006

Kristen Pflum.jpgApril 23, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - Kristen N. Pflum, a general assignment reporter at WLEX-TV and 2004 graduate of DePauw University, has been named "Best Television News Reporter" by the Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters Association. WLEX is the NBC affiliate in Lexington, Kentucky. An AP article notes, "The broadcasters group is made up of Kentucky radio and television stations who are members of the Associated Press. The judging was done by AP members in Arkansas."

Read more on the 2006 award winners by clicking here, and access a story in Lexington Herald-Leader here.

Visit WLEX to access Kristen Pflum's online biography. It points out that at DePauw, the communication major "began in radio, but fell in love with television news," and adds, "A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity presented itself at DePauw for Kristen to travel overseas to Fiji, Australia and New Zealand."

In May 2005, Pflum was honored with a third place award for "Best News Reporting" in the Society of Professional Journalists' "Best of Indiana" competition for her work at DePauw's student-run television operation, D3TV. Learn more in this previous story.

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