Mr. Leland Conway '98 - 2008 Young Alum Award Recipient
Bio from 2008
Leland Conway, class of 1998 receives the Young Alum Award this year for his work in the communications industry. Conway hosts “The Pulse” , a 3-hour daily talk show on WLAP-AM 630 in Lexington, Kentucky and is the co-host of the University of Kentucky football and basketball pre-game and post-game radio shows. Conway is the co-founder of the political blog, The Conservative Edge.
Conway majored in media communications at Asbury College and worked on many radio and television projects including the 1996 Olympics, four Kentucky Derbys, World Radio Network, Fox Sports, the NCAA Radio Network and the EKU Radio Network.
Conway has also consulted on various media and political projects including advertising, public relations and multi-media purchase studies. He writes op-eds for the Jessamine Journal, the Danville Advocate Messenger and the Lexington Herald-Leader and is known as a clear-thinking, openly evangelical journalist.
Leland grew up on the American Indian Mission Field in Southern Arizona where his parents Leland L., ’69 and Carol Conway still serve today. Conway is married to Tabatha Love, class of 1996.