Brendan McCarthy

Brendan McCarthy is interim news director at 89.3 WFPL News. He also runs the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting, an affiliated investigative newsroom. McCarthy is a veteran newspaper and television investigative reporter. He previously worked as a criminal justice reporter in New Orleans. He was a 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalist and won a George Polk Award, a Mike Berger Award and an Emmy, among other honors. He has written for The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, the Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe and Philadelphia Inquirer.