WFPL to Host Metro Council Debate

WFPL is hosting a debate featuring the candidates for the Louisville Metro Council’s District 1 seat. The debate will be in the Louisville Public Media performance studio on May 15th at 6pm. It will be hosted by WFPL’s Political Editor Phillip M. Bailey and LEO Weekly’s Anne Marshall. Candidates who will attend include: Incumbent Attica […]

WFPL Wins Numerous Associated Press Awards

The WFPL News staff took home ten total first place awards over the weekend from the Kentucky and Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters. In Kentucky: The news staff won the Best Newscast award The news staff received the Best Political Coverage award for reports on the 2011 Fancy Farm Picnic Devin Katayama won the Best Use of Sound […]

WFPL Seeks Morning Edition Host/Editor

The Morning Edition Host/Editor anchors one of the most prestigious programs in the WFPL News schedule. The host is responsible for hosting local breaks, anchoring newscasts, conducting interviews live or on tape, and writing some local news for WFPL News and WFPL.org. A portion of this individual’s duties will include editing stories produced by other […]

WFPL News Hires Erin Keane as Arts and Humanities Reporter

89.3 WFPL News has hired Erin Keane as the new Arts and Humanities reporter. “We are all thrilled Erin is joining us,” says Gabe Bullard, WFPL News Director. “She is a sharp and thoughtful reporter. She’s a skilled writer. And she has great ties to the community. Her talents and insights will improve our ever-expanding […]

Moyers & Company Joins the WFPL News Lineup

Bill Moyers is back on-air, and he’s on WFPL. Moyers & Company is a weekly series the veteran journalist says will try to make sense of our tumultuous times, “for myself and hopefully for anyone who wants to keep me company.” The new series began with three broadcasts exploring inequality in America. Last week, we […]

Holiday Specials on WFPL News

As always, we’re celebrating the holidays with a handful of specials on WFPL News! Saturday 12/24 1pm All Songs Considered for the Holidays Third time’s a charm, or maybe not. It’s the third edition of the not so new, wonky holiday tradition from NPR Music. Host Bob Boilen and friends trade holiday cheer and snarky […]

From the Archives: The Morning Edition Thanksgiving Fantasy Feast

Here’s a blast from the past: the Morning Edition “Fantasy Thanksgiving Feast.” It’s been forgotten by many, loved by a few, but we’re here to rescue this episode from public radio’s archives. The feature began on Morning Edition in 1993. The concept was simple: create a fantasy dinner, where celebrity chefs bring a dish to […]