Boel Hopes to Set Example With Return to Television

Louisville reporter John Boel will soon be back on television. Boel spent years at WLKY and won dozens of awards. However, he was fired last year after his second DUI. Boel then said he was an alcoholic and entered rehab. Boel’s driver’s license has been restored and he says that prompted him to consider his… Continue reading Boel Hopes to Set Example With Return to Television

Boel Reportedly Joining WAVE

After more than a year off the air, former WLKY reporter John Boel is returning to Louisville television. Boel won dozens of awards at WLKY, but was fired after his second DUI. reports that Boel will appear in morning newscasts and may co-anchor occasionally. [WAVE General Manager Ken] Selvaggi said he believes Boel’s knowledge of… Continue reading Boel Reportedly Joining WAVE

John Boel Talks About TV News in New Book

For most of 2010 (and the two decades before) John Boel was one of Louisville’s most recognized reporters, anchoring WLKY newscasts and producing investigative reports. He was also one of the city’s most honored—70 Emmy awards, 9 Murrows and 39 first place finishes in Associated Press competitions. That changed at the end of the year.… Continue reading John Boel Talks About TV News in New Book

Today on State of the News

Segment A: We’ll talk about this week’s metro news—including The U.S. Education Secretary’s visit to Louisville, and more negotiations between Louisville Orchestra management and musicians—with WFPL’s Gabe Bullard, Erica Peterson, and Devin Katayama. Segment B: We’ll speak with Todd County Standard editor Ryan Craig about his coverage of the death of 9-year-old Amythz Dye, and… Continue reading Today on State of the News