Former WLKY Reporter Starts New Job in Florida, Says Political Coverage Is “Hard Sell” on TV News

Andy Alcock, formerly of WLKY in Louisville, will begin work at WCTV in Tallahassee, Florida this week. Alcock worked at WLKY for 14 years. In the last few years, he became one of the most frequently-seen TV reporters around City Hall, and, despite occasional stints anchoring or covering other topics, was described as the station’s… Continue reading Former WLKY Reporter Starts New Job in Florida, Says Political Coverage Is “Hard Sell” on TV News

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. 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… 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