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John L. Moore

Current public relations specialist, former award-winning journalist.

Portfolio

“It was perfect”

Ana Almeida, former owner of CycleBox in Campbellsville, finds success as the women’s conditioning coach for Taylor County Schools after COVID-19 led her to close her business.

(This was the first time Taylor County Schools had disseminated a feature article-style press release. It was published by the local newspaper, and was the site’s most popular article that week.)

Ana Almeida spots a weightlifting student

Taylor County becomes first Kentucky district to fully fund women’s wrestling program

School board members recently voted to approve stipends for a women’s head coach and assistant coach, and the program now has its own operating budget and competition schedule independent of the men’s wrestling program.

(This press release reached a national audience after it was published by Team USA, the official blog of the US Olympic Committee, in Oct. 2021.)

Board stands by library

Taylor County Public Library’s Board of Trustees met to discuss controversy surrounding an LGBTQ Pride Panel.

(This article won a first place KPA Award for Best General News Story in 2020.)

Accolades

Public Relations

Kentucky Press Association

  • First Place – Best Breaking News Photography – 2022
  • First Place – Best Sports Photo Essay – 2022
  • First Place – Best General News Photography – 2021
  • First Place – Best Photo Essay – 2021
  • First Place – Best Feature Photography – 2021
  • First Place – Best General News Story – 2020
  • Second Place – Best General News Photography – 2022
  • Second Place – Best News Graphic – 2022
  • Second Place – Best Investigative Story/Series – 2021
  • Second Place – Best Feature Photography – 2021
  • Second Place – Best Use of Social Media – 2021
  • Second Place – Best New Graphic – 2021
  • Second Place – Best Analysis/Enterprise Story – 2020
  • Second Place – Best News Graphic – 2020
  • Second Place – Best Video (Staff Award) – 2020
  • Third Place – Best Investigative Story/Series – 2022
  • Third Place – Best Feature Photography – 2022
  • Third Place – Best News Graphic – 2022
  • Third Place – Best News Graphic – 2021

Lindsey Wilson College

  • Outstanding Achievement in Student Publications – 2019

Resume

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