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University Public Relations
1000 E University Ave
Dept 3226, Bureau of Mines
Laramie , WY 82071
Phone: (307) 766-3257
Fax: (307) 766-6729
Email: uwmktg@uwyo.edu

Jim Kearns

Communications Specialist


Jim is a UW graduate with more than 30 years' experience as a professional print journalist and in commercial radio. Jim writes, edits, and distributes stories to selected print and broadcast media and produces audio for radio stations. He reports on news from the College of Engineering, student organizations, Student Affairs units, and special units such as the Enhanced Oil Recovery and Ruckelshaus Institutes. He has won several awards for radio programming.A graduate of the University of Wyoming, and a dedicated UW employee for 29 years, Jim received the E.G. Meyer Family Outstanding Staff Service Award for 2001 and twice received Mortar Board Tip of the Cap awards for outstanding service to UW students. In 2005, the Small Business Administration named him the Small Business Journalist of the Year for Wyoming.


Education

University of Wyoming: B.A. Broadcasting, 1976


Affiliations, Associations, and Consultation

  • Laramie Youth Baseball, Board of Directors
  • Wyoming Association of Broadcasters, Board of Directors
  • Albany County Chapter of the American Red Cross, Board of Directors

 

Awards

  • Received numerous awards from Case, including:
    • Case District VI, 2007
      • Bronze, Excellence in Communications / Periodicals
      • Award of Excellence, (Team Award)"@uwyo Online Magazine"
    • Case District VI, 1996
      • Gold, Recognition Program, "Insight"
  • Wyoming Press Association, 2007
    • First Place, Excellence in Writing, "UW Scrapbook Contributes to Award"

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