Tom Eblen is an award-winning columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader and a member of the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame. He was the Herald-Leader’s managing editor from 1998 to 2008. Tom returned to his hometown in 1998 after 14 years with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and five years before that with The Associated Press. Tom is a former board member of Associated Press Media Editors. A graduate of Western Kentucky University, he was editor of the College Heights Herald. Tom taught journalism ethics for four years at the University of Kentucky and is a longtime writing coach at The Mountain Workshops.      Email Tom Eblen


The Kentucky Arts Council made this nice video in 2013, when it gave me the media award in the Governor’s Awards in the Arts: