Wesley Cudney

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Wesley Cudney is the lead reporter for the Open Kansan, an independent student news site. He is a senior double majoring in News & Information and Political Science. Wesley Cudney was a beat reporter for the University Daily Kansan in the Spring of 2021. Cudney was previously the president of Against Rising Tuition at KU from 2019-20 and the final Association of University Residence Halls representative for Oliver Hall from 2018-19.

Below is a sample of my photography.

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Garden of the Gods
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Against Rising Tuition activists tabling at Union Fest 2021
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Against Rising Tuition Activists educating students on the high cost of higher education
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Students eating at the reopened Wescoe Underground Fall 2021

Below is a sample of my videography.

My Awards

Award Name Organization Year
All Region Attorney American Mock Trial Association 2021
Director's Involvement Award Dole Institute of Politics 2021-20-19
Outstanding Witness Mid-Missouri Mock Trial Invitational 2019
3rd Place, KU Mock Trial Creighton University Invitational 2018
Best Civil Rights Entry District 6 Kansas History Day 2018
3rd Place District 6 Kansas History Day 2017