About

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Cory Claxon

An aspiring young professional, Cory Claxon is a reporter for the Grayson Journal-Enquirer, Olive Hill Times and The Morehead News. He has even written for large, daily papers like The Daily Independent in Ashland, Ky.

Cory is 2014 graduate of East Carter High School (in Grayson, Ky). He is currently a Convergent Media (fancy name for multimedia journalism) at Morehead State University.

He had an active interest in trains when he was a child and regained the hobby in 2011 after watching the Christmas traditional movie “The Polar Express.” He has since had several of his railroad photos published in industry magazines and publications.

It was then he discovered his passion for photography, often accused of taking too many train pictures, and not enough of people. He has since had several of his railroad photos published in industry magazines and publications.

Volunteerism and small business are some of Cory’s passions, and he enjoys visiting small towns across Kentucky. He also works at Tackett’s Furniture in Olive Hill, Ky — one of the oldest small businesses in the county at nearly 80-years in business!