Brad Yost


Brad Yost has worked in radio/broadcasting for over 15 years with varied experience in production, editing, mixing, guest booking, and engineering.  He has a bachelor's degree from the University of California, San Diego, and has called Louisville home since 1991.


Local News
3:24 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Black Lung Returns; Landmarks Ordinance; Kentucky Shakespeare: Today on Byline

Here is the rundown for Byline for this Friday the 13th of July.

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Local News
3:08 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Mayor Fischer on Crime, Development, Ethics in Metro Government, and More

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On a WFPL News Special Monday, Mayor Greg Fischer said urban crime is up across the country, but the city is reviewing national models to address the violence.

The chief of police told Metro Council members earlier this year that crime is up eight percent, and the crimes are more brazen—including a homicide in the Old Louisville neighborhood yesterday with an assault rifle. 

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6:03 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Butterfly Count in Oldham County Saturday: You're Invited

Entomologist Charles Covell

People of all ages are invited to the annual butterfly count Saturday at the University of Louisville’s Horner Wildlife Sanctuary in Oldham County.

The count will be led by U of L biology professor emeritus Charles Covell, who speaks here with WFPL’s Rick Howlett about the purpose of the count and what you need to know to participate.

Local News
9:00 am
Sat June 30, 2012

Health Care Overhaul: What it Means for Kentuckians

Now that the Supreme Court has upheld the health care overhaul, governments, businesses, providers and taxpayers are preparing for the law’s implementation, much of it in 2014.

Friday on Byline, we took a close look at the local impacts of the Affordable Care Act with  Jodi Mitchell of Kentucky Voices for Health; Anne Hadreas with the  Kentucky Equal Justice Center and Terry Brooks of Kentucky Youth Advocates.

Local News
3:24 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Kentucky Impact of Court Decisions; Daniels and Purdue; Typecast Publishing: Today on Byline

Here's the rundown for Byline today:

0:00 - We consider the Kentucky impacts of the major Supreme Court decisions this week, beginning with the Affordable Care Act.  Joining us are Terry Brooks from Kentucky Youth Advocates, Ann Hadreas from Kentucky Equal Justice Center, and Jodi Mitchell, Kentucky Voices for Health.

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Local News
4:35 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Columnist Gail Collins: As Texas Goes, So Goes the Nation

The Tea Party, No Child Left Behind and financial deregulation are just a few of many concepts that have roots in Texas.

A new book by New York Times national columnist Gail Collins, entitled, As Texas Goes… looks into how much of this country’s political agenda, and anti-Washington sentiment, was shaped in the Lone Star State.

3:57 pm
Sat June 23, 2012

Mixed Results for Medicaid Operators in Kentucky

Reporter Kenny Colston

Last year, Kentucky state officials approved plans to bring on more regional Managed Care Operators, MCOs, to administer the state’s Medicaid program, which has been facing significant budget shortfalls.

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Local News
3:05 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

What's Next for Kentucky Kingdom?; Medicaid Operator Difficulties; City Budget: Today on Byline

Here's the rundown of today's installment of Byline:

0:00 - Devin Katayama & Ed Hart on the future of Kentucky Kingdom now that the Koch family has backed out from developing the site.

13:00 - Kentucky Public Radio's Kenny Colston weighs in on the ongoing problems with Medicaid Operator Coventry in Kentucky.

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Arts and Humanities
9:12 am
Sun June 17, 2012

Looking Back at Watergate With Thomas Mallon

Author and former GQ editor Thomas Mallon brings the Watergate-era Washington back to life in his latest historical novel.   Watergate-- a Novel, takes the reader though the scandal from the perspectives of seven lesser-known players.

 Thomas Mallon will discuss his book at the Louisville Free Public Library Monday, June 18, at 7pm.   He speaks here with WFPL’s Rick Howlett from his office in the nation’s capital.

Local News
3:44 pm
Sat June 16, 2012

Myriad Challenges for Yum! Center, Fair Board, and East End Tunnel Financing

Friday on Byline we took a broad look at a number of stories pertaining to the KFC Yum!

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