Brendan McCarthy is managing editor of the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting, an investigative newsroom affiliated with 89.3 WFPL News and Louisville Public Media.
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.