Based at the University of Kansas, our staff of four works to make the KSPA contests, programming and communication special for you each year. We are all connected to the William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications, whether as an instructor, an assistant in the dean’s office or as a student.

  • Eric Thomas, executive director
  • Kerry Navinskey, administrative assistant
  • Raeley Youngs, programming assistant
  • Kailey Curtis, programming assistant
  • Kailey Curtis

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    Kailey Curtis is a junior at KU studying journalism with a strategic communication emphasis and a minor in sport management. Curtis started working for KSPA as a programming assistant in…...`{`read more`}`

  • Raeley Youngs

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    KSPA Offices, 1435 Jayhawk Boulevard, Lawrence, KS 66045...`{`read more`}`

  • Kerry Navinskey

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    Kerry Navinskey has worked as the KSPA assistant since May 2015. For KSPA, Navinskey coordinates payments from member schools, organizes contests, manages email and communication and helps with board meetings…...`{`read more`}`

  • Eric Thomas

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    Eric Thomas began work as KSPA executive director during the summer of 2014. He works with the board to program excellent events for KSPA schools and to support student journalists…...`{`read more`}`