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Jo-Ann Albers

Jo-Ann Albers

WKU/Gannett (retired)

Jo-Ann Huff Albers, founding director of the WKU School of Journalism & Broadcasting, taught her last class at Western in May 2007 and on August 30 moved back to the Cincinnati area where she had worked for The Cincinnati Enquirer for 20 years in various capacities. Her final title there was Kentucky executive editor. Between leaving The Enquirer in May 1981 and coming to Bowling Green in May 1987, she was editor and publisher of Sturgis Journal in Michigan and Public Opinion in Chambersburg, Pa., and Gannett general news executive, working with Gannett News Service and USA Today.