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. […]
WLKY’s parent company Hearst is currently in talks with DirectTV over how much the service provider should pay the station to rebroadcast local content. WLKY general manager Glenn Haygood says the procedure is fairly routine, and he’s confident an agreement will be reached soon.
The digital television transition was Friday morning but some analog signals are still on the air in Louisville.
A proposal to delay the national digital television switchover could cost local television stations tens of thousands of dollars if it’s enacted.