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Nancy Cox, Campbellsville native and WLEX-TV journalist, to speak at chapel March 16

Nancy Cox

By Joan C. McKinney, director, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Nancy Cox, a native of Campbellsville who is beginning her third decade at WLEX-TV in Lexington, will speak at Campbellsville University’s chapel Wednesday, March 16 at 10 a.m. in Ransdell Chapel, 401 N. Hoskins Avenue.

Cox has covered a presidential inauguration, 20 Kentucky Derbies, and more than 25 elections. In recognition of her journalism skills, she has received a regional Edward R. Murrow Award, seven Emmy Awards and multiple Kentucky Associated Press Awards.

She is the president of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences-Ohio Valley Region. As a journalist, she feels blessed to have spent her entire career in the home state she loves.

A graduate of Taylor County High School, she attended Campbellsville University from 1995 to 1997. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Western Kentucky University, Cox is a former Taylor County Junior Miss and third runner-up in the State Junior Miss Program.

In 1990, she was selected as Miss Kentucky and advanced to compete in the Miss America pageant.

All chapels are televised on WLCU (Comcast Cable channel 10 and digital channel 15), streamed on Campbellsville University’s Facebook page and and can be found at

Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university that has enrolled up to 12,000 students yearly. The university offers over 100 programs of study including doctoral, masters, bachelors, associate and certification programs. The website for complete information is