Courier-Journal en WKU Graduate Named Executive Editor at Courier-Journal Newspaper <p>A longtime journalist who received his bachelor's degree from Western Kentucky University has been chosen to lead the Lousiville Courier-Journal.&nbsp; The paper announced Neil Budde, will take over as executive editor on Monday.&nbsp; Budde, 57, replaces Bennie Ivory who retired earlier this year after 16 years in charge.<br><br>Budde, who has worked as an editor and reporter at the Courier-Journal, has also spent time with the Wall Street Journal's online publication and with the Yahoo! news division.<br><br>After his time at WKU, Budde received his MBA from the University of Louisville.<br> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 21:47:11 +0000 WKU Public Radio 37304 at