Brad Yost

Producer

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.

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Arts and Humanities
4:16 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

Writer's Block Festival and Weekend Arts Round-Up

Lynnelle Edwards

Today on Byline, WFPL's arts and humanities reporter Erin Keane gave a quick rundown on some of the many arts highlights for this weekend, including productions by Theatre 502, Kentucky Opera, and Looking for Lilith.

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Local News
3:17 pm
Fri October 5, 2012

JCPS District 7 Board Race; New Medicaid Operators; Stephen Tobolowsky; DecodeDC: Today on Byline

Here's what we covered today on Byline:

At the top - WFPL's education reporter Devin Katayama recaps the school board debate we hosted earlier this week with candidates running in District 7.  The five candidates competing for retiring board member Larry Hujo's seat include Chris Brady, Christopher Fell, Marty Bell, James Sexton and Jonathan Robertson.

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Politics
2:56 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Presidential Debate Preview with WFPL's Phillip M. Bailey and KPR's Kenny Colston

Today during Here and Now, WFPL host Jonathan Bastian spent about 10 minutes with WFPL's political editor, Phillip M. Bailey, and Kentucky Public Radio's capital bureau chief, Kenny Colston, discussing tonight's presidential debate. 

They consider the current voter polls going into the debate; latest jobs and economy figures; possible pressure for debate moderator Jim Lehrer to deviate from the expected script; the significance of the location, Colorado; and the pressure on Romney to deliver an aggressive performance.

Local News
8:42 am
Sun September 23, 2012

You Again: John Banvard and the Moving Panorama

Louisville lays claim to many unique inventions:  chewing gum, the happy birthday song, and the cheeseburger, among others. But in a new occasional series called “You Again,” WFPL's Devin Katayama and Gabe Bullard look at another innovation that came out of our city.

The blockbuster motion picture was born in the 1840s, right here in Louisville, when John Banvard’s enormous hand-painted and hand-cranked moving panorama of the Mississippi River debuted on Third street, between Main and Market, at a place called the Apollo Saloon.  Listen above for the whole story.

Local News
4:57 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

Park(ing) Day; Lost Muhammad Ali Interview; Idea Festival; Education News: Today on Byline

Here's what is covered in this edition of Byline:

At the top - No one's favorite part of living in an urban area is finding a place to park your car.  On Park(ing) Day, we look at a re-designed parking system in San Francisco that may take the city one step towards a smarter, well-parked city.

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Local News
3:36 pm
Fri September 21, 2012

Candid Microphone: WFPL Park(ing) Day Guests Speak Out

Today is Park(ing) Day, when city dwellers across the country put parking spaces to new use - ideally a green and park-like use. WFPL set up a streetside studio outside of our headquarters at 619 S. 4th Street.

Local News
3:26 pm
Sat September 15, 2012

Born Addicted: Growing Numbers of Newborns in Crisis

Courtesy Courier-Journal

For the past two years, the Courier-Journal has been investigating Kentucky’s prescription drug abuse epidemic, with reporting by the C-J's medical writer Laura Ungar. 

Friday Laura joined us on Byline to talk about the latest installment in the series, focusing on newborns suffering from serious opiate withdrawal symptoms because of the drug use of their mothers.

Local News
3:12 pm
Fri September 14, 2012

Yarmuth on Libya; New Regs for School Lunches; Born Addicted; Ali House: Today on Byline

Here's what is covered in this edition of Byline:

At the top - Violent protests erupted this week across the Middle East and elsewhere in response to a film that denigrates the Prophet Muhammad.    WFPL political editor  Phillip M. Bailey speaks with Congressman John Yarmuth about the Middle East developments and their impact on the U.S. presidential race.

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Politics
8:07 am
Sat September 8, 2012

Democratic National Convention in Review

Friday on Byline, we talked about the just-completed Democratic National Convention.  Our panelists were CN2’s Ryan Alessi, who joined us by phone from Charlotte, WFPL political editor Phillip M. Bailey, and Kentucky Public Radio’s Kenny Colston. 

Panelists discuss the reaction to the speeches, the different impressions of the TV audience versus the live audience, votes of Kentucky delegates, the limited participation of Kentucky politicians, the shifting electoral map, and speculation on voter turnout.

Local News
2:56 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

DNC Analysis; Health Exchanges Coming to Kentucky; Civil War Doc on PBS: Today on Byline

Here is the rundown for today's Byline:

At the top - A look back at this week’s Democratic national convention with  CN2’s Ryan Alessi, WFPL political editor Phillip M. Bailey and Kentucky Public Radio’s Kenny Colston.  Panelists reflect on the major speeches, and the lack of Kentucky participation compared to last week's Republican convention in Tampa.

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