KPR hires Sonka as enterprise political reporter

The following excerpt was sent out from The Kentucky Public Radio Network (KPR), a collaborative of public media outlets in the bluegrass state, has hired veteran political journalist Joe Sonka as its first enterprise political reporter. Joe comes to KPR from the Louisville Courier Journal, where he was part of a team that won the […]

Courier Journal hires Wood to its enterprise and investigations team

Josh Wood, a Louisville-based journalist will join the Courier Journal’s enterprise and investigations team. His tweet reads: “Super excited to be part of such a talented staff. And super excited to start digging into stories that matter to Louisville.” Previously, Wood was a staff writer at Louisville-based newspaper The Leo Weekly. He freelanced for The […]

States Newsroom launches Kentucky nonprofit news outlet

States Newsroom has launched The Kentucky Lantern, an independent, nonprofit news service, which will bring “Kentuckians a new source of nonpartisan information about policy and politics.”   Jamie Lucke, who was recently editorial page editor of McClatchy-owned newspaper the Lexington Herald-Leader, will serve as editor in chief of the new outlet. Lucke brings more than […]