Interview with Mike Embry


  • Identifier2006 OH 015
  • Date4/21/2005
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeEmbry, Mike
  • DescriptionMike Embry was born in Louisville, but lived throughout Kentucky during his high school years. He attended Morehead State University, the University of Louisville, and was in the Air Force before he came to EKU in 1973. In this interview Mr. Embry discusses his time as a journalism student at EKU. He recalls professors and fellow students and his time as a writer for the Eastern Progress. He also comments on being a veteran at EKU. Mr. Embry worked several journalism jobs before working with the Associated Press. Then, in 1998 he started Kentucky Monthly Magazine. He summarizes his experience with EKU over the years and how it has influenced his life.
  • LocationFrankfort, KY
  • Duration 1:02:34
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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