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.
Samantha Power, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will be in Louisville next month for the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center distinguished speaker series. “She is the first U.S. ambassador to the UN to speak on behalf of the McConnell … Read Story
Louisville’s Archbishop Joseph Kurtz is meeting with President Obama on Tuesday. Read Story
Kentucky public library systems could lose crucial funding pending the outcome of a state Court of Appeals ruling expected in the next couple of months. The Court of Appeals heard arguments Monday on a case that challenges how a majority … Read Story
A tribunal is expected to decide by the end of this week the fate of a Jefferson County Public Schools principal fired in October for “conduct unbecoming of a teacher.” Former Male High School Principal David Mike’s hearing ended on … Read Story
Suicides among Kentucky veterans and active military service members have increased the past several years. In many cases, those who have died never sought help through the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. “Most of the people [military service members] that kill … Read Story