Brad Yost

Producer

Brad Yost has worked in radio/broadcasting for over 15 years with varied experience in production, editing, mixing, guest booking, and engineering.  He has a bachelor's degree from the University of California, San Diego, and has called Louisville home since 1991.

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Local News
4:26 pm
Fri December 20, 2013

Byline | More Arnold Allegations; New KY Poll Data; Oscars Preview; Sports News

Here is our Byline rundown for today (full audio available below):

At the top - There’s been another allegation of sexual harassment brought against former state Rep. John Arnold, this one involving a fellow member of the Kentucky House.  We discuss the latest disclosure and other news from the state Capitol with Kentucky Public Radio Frankfort Bureau Chief Jonathan Meador.

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Politics
7:30 am
Sun December 8, 2013

When Politics Worked: Chris Matthews Discusses Reagan and O'Neill at the Kentucky Author Forum

One of the hallmarks of U.S. politics in recent years is the seeming inability of opposing sides to work together pragmatically to come up with solutions. It's not an entirely new phenomenon, but many observers say things are more contentious now than ever before.

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Local News
4:26 pm
Fri December 6, 2013

Byline | Six-Time Felon Kills; Electronic Toll Collection Issues; Chris Matthews

Here are the stories we discussed today on Byline (full audio below):

At the top - The murder of Indiana teenager Tara Rose Willenborg. R.G. Dunlop from the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting tells us how her accused killer was out of jail despite a history of violent crime and six felony convictions.

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Local News
4:39 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Byline | Archbishop Kurtz's High-Profile Post; LG&E Fine; Indiana Board of Ed Dust-Up

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At the top - This week, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops elected Louisville Archbishop Joseph Kurtz to be its next president. What’s on the agenda for Kurtz’s three year term, as Pope Francis calls on bishops to refocus their priorities?We discuss the Archbishop’s new job with journalist Rocco Palmo, who covers the church and Catholicsm on his blog, Whispers in the Loggia.

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Local News
4:31 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Byline | Rand Paul Plagiarism; Cartoonist Hugh Haynie; Hookah Lounges & Shops; College Hoops

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Arts and Humanities
9:00 am
Wed November 6, 2013

The Death of Santini: Pat Conroy at Kentucky Author Forum

Pat Conroy's  new book delves into his past, furthering the account of family struggle, expanding on the story of his father, the inspiration for his novel, The Great Santini.  In the forward, he states, “I’ve been writing the story of my own life for over forty years. My own stormy autobiography has been my theme, my dilemma, my obsession, and the fly-by-night dread I bring to the art of fiction.”  With both his parents now deceased, Conroy is able to view them with a bit more detachment, appreciating some redeeming qualities in his father, Marine Corps Colonel Don Conroy, and mother, Peg Conroy Egan.

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Local News
4:33 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Byline | Black Carbon Pollution; Major Drug Sweep; Saint Louis Arch; Indie Record Stores

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Arts and Humanities
6:45 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Listen | Coach Rick Pitino at Kentucky Author Forum

Credit WFPL file photo/Rick Howlett

Rick Pitino, coach of the University of Louisville Cardinals men's basketball team, was the featured guest at the Kentucky Author Forum on Oct. 9, 2013.  Author of the just-published book, The One Day Contract, Pitino was interviewed by New York Times columnist Joe Nocera.

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Local News
4:20 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Byline | Race Role in Shanklin Trial; Gay Officer Firing; License Plate Photo Tracking

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Local News
4:31 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

KY Legislature Regs on Relationships; Bevin/McConnell; JCPS Tests; Health Exchanges: Byline 9/27/13

Here are the topics covered in this edition of Byline (full audio link below):

At the top - Federal agencies have been preparing for the possibility of a shutdown should Congress fail to pass a temporary spending bill. At the heart of the gridlock is an effort by House Republicans to remove funding for the Affordable Care Act. Senate Republicans are divided on how to proceed.  Minority Leader Mitch McConnell says he doesn’t want to fund Obamacare either, but won’t vote for any measures or procedural moves, like a filibuster, that would cause a government shutdown. This has become an issue in the campaign for McConnell’s seat.  He’s running for re-election next year and has a primary opponent, Matt Bevin, who been openly critical of McConnell’s position on this. WFPL political editor Phillip M. Bailey tells us the details.

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