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educator , photojournalist

Cindy L. Killion, American photojournalist, educator. Named Single Division II Handicapped Champion, Winona Women's Bowling Association, 1996, Advocate of Year, Sexual Assault Safety Center, 1991.


Killion, Cindy L. was born on September 8, 1955 in Coffeyville, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Wayne Melvin and Julia Amanda (Maxwell) Killion.


Associate of Arts, Coffeyville Comty. Junior College, 1975. BJ, University Missouri, 1980.

Master of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1992.


Photographer, Coffeyville Journal, 1980;photographer, Jefferson Missouri Tribune, 1980-1981;reporter, photographer, The Daily Ardmoreite, Ardmore, Oklahoma, 1981-1982;managing editor, Lone Grove (Oklahoma) Ledger, 1982-1984;sports editor, Wagoner (Oklahoma) Newspapers Inc., 1984-1986;reporter, Bartlesville (Oklahoma) Examiner-Enterprise, 1986-1987;photo editor, Bartlesville (Oklahoma) Examiner-Enterprise, 1987-1989;news editor, Bartlesville (Oklahoma) Examiner-Enterprise, 1989-1992;assistant professor, Winona (Minnesota) State University, since 1992. Advisor Native American Heritage Awareness Club, Winona State University, 1992-1997,Gay and Lesbian Alliance for Dignity, since 1995. Teaching fellow The Poynter Institute, 1994.


  • Other Work

    • Newsletter editor Leaping LaCrosse News, 1996. Contributor articles to journals.


Board of directors Women's Resource Center, Winona, 1992-1994, Women and Children in Crisis, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 1987-1992. Chair Sexual Assault Safety Center, Bartlesville, 1987-1992. Founder, organizer Out Front Rural Institute, Minneapolis, 1996, Traditional Intertribal Pow Wow, Winona, 1995-1997.

Member Association for Education of Journalism and Mass Communications (teaching fellow Freedom Forum 1994).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: camping, bowling, golfing, hiking, canoeing.


Wayne Melvin Killion

Julia Amanda (Maxwell) Killion