Brendan McCarthy

Brendan McCarthy

KyCIR Managing Editor

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.