Devin Katayama

Devin Katayama is an award-winning journalist who seeks sounds that tell the story of Louisville and its people. Devin was a Follet Fellow at Columbia College Chicago where he earned his master's of arts in journalism. He won the Studs Terkel Community Media Workshop Scholarship award for his story on Chicago's homeless and street youth. Devin has worked with WBEZ Chicago Public Media’s Worldview program and with Northern California KQED’s The California Report.He earned his B.A. in English creative writing at CUNY Hunter College in New York City, where he also performed stand-up comedy. Later, he moved to the California Bay Area, where he was an EMT in Oakland. He plays the guitar and ukulele. You can find his radio work at audiocollected.org.

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Carmichael’s Jacen Brown Offers 5 Ideas For Books to Give For the Holidays

December 19, 2014

Whether it's for a white elephant party or something with a local twist, Jacen Brown from Carmichael’s Bookstore has ideas that tempt the taste buds, make us laugh or offer more perspective on the world. Read Story

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Want to Give Books This Holiday? Gift Recommendations from Carmichael’s Kids.

December 19, 2014

We checked in Corin Hindenach, who works in Carmichael's Kids bookstore on Bardstown Road. She said she likes to recommend the less popular books—the ones that maybe aren't the biggest sellers, but offer colorful pictures, interesting presentations and good stories. Read Story

Tribunal Sides With JCPS in Firing of Male High Principal

December 18, 2014

A tribunal on Thursday affirmed Jefferson County Public Schools' firing of the former principal of Male High School. Former Male High Principal David Mike has denied helping students cheat on a state test and trying to cover it up when the incident was investigated. Read Story

Indiana Deer Hunters Divided On High-Powered Rifle Proposal

December 18, 2014

Indiana’s 260,000 deer hunters are divided on whether they support a proposal being considered by the state’s Natural Resources Commission that would allow hunters to use high powered rifles for deer hunting. “I don’t think it flies well with the … Read Story