Insight Service, Negotiations to Continue

Talks are progressing between Louisville Metro Government and Insight Communications. The two parties have been negotiating all year over a new contract that governs Insight’s operations. The city wants the cable provider to continue to giving free service to schools and government buildings, to continue giving free cable boxes to elderly and disabled customers and […]

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. LouisvilleKY.com 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 […]

Kentucky Public Radio Announces State Capital Bureau Chief

Kenny Colston has been named the State Capital Bureau Chief for Kentucky Public Radio. Beginning in January, Colston will investigate and report news for statewide broadcast through a consortium of seven public radio stations, including Louisville Public Media/WFPL, WEKU, WUKY, WNKU, WKMS, WMKY, WKYU. Based at the Kentucky Public Radio Statehouse Bureau, Colston will provide […]

City’s Deadline on Insight Contract Is Today

Louisville Metro Government could cancel its contract with Insight Communications tonight at midnight, but customers won’t likely notice a change. Insight’s contract expired last year, and the company has been going back and forth with the mayor’s office all year over a renewal. The city wants Insight to continue providing free cable to government buildings […]

Fischer Again Invites Council Over for Breakfast

Once again, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is inviting the Metro Council to his house for breakfast. As mayor-elect last year, Fischer invited all 26 council members to his house. However, plans were updated when Fischer was reminded that any meeting with a quorum of council members is technically be a public meeting subject to open […]

Gannett Orders Fifth Round of Furloughs

Newspaper giant Gannett has announced it will furlough employees at its publications for a week during the first quarter of 2012. The company owns the Louisville Courier-Journal, as well as the Indianapolis Star and the Cincinnati Enquirer. In a letter from president Bob Dickey, employees were told that the national economy’s slow improvement necessitates spending […]

Local Photographers Plan New Magazine for Louisville

A group of local photographers has met a fundraising goal to launch a new monthly magazine. This…Is Louisville is modeled after Life Magazine but with photos and stories exclusively from the Louisville area. The first issue will be paid for with $3,500 raised on the website Kickstarter. “The second issue will definitely be funded by advertising,” […]