School of Communication
Beverly Kirk is an adjunct professor of Journalism. She is a media and communications expert. She’s the Founder and CEO of Bevkirk International, a media consulting company providing writing, editing and voiceover/narration services, media training, message strategy, and interview preparation. Her portfolio also includes subject matter expertise in international politics, education reform, and web content production. A fellowship with the Berlin-based think tank Atlantik-Bruecke sparked an interest in global competitiveness and education as a national security issue. Beverly is a member of the adjunct faculty of the American University School of Communication.
Beverly began her business after spending two decades as a journalist at the local and national level, including stints with NBC, NPR and PBS, and WJLA/NewsChannel 8 in Washington, DC. She is an experienced blogger, writing mostly about politics and culture. Her television path began in Bowling Green, KY where she was an anchor, reporter and the first woman to host a weekly sports show.
A sixth generation product of south central Kentucky’s Appalachian foothills, Beverly is an accomplished public speaker and delivered the 2008 commencement address at the University of Kentucky, her alma mater, where she earned an M.A. in diplomacy and international commerce from the Patterson School and is a Lyman T. Johnson Torch of Excellence Alumni. She is also a summa cum laude graduate of Western Kentucky University with degrees in history and broadcasting and an Alumni Leadership Scholar.
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