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
3:27 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Hargens on JCPS Scores; 4th Street Live Finances; Election Preview; Slant Festival: Today on Byline

Here is what was covered today on Byline:

At the top - Jefferson County Public Schools are performing worse than nearly 75 percent of Kentucky public school students outside the district, according to new state accountability measures -- including tests, graduation rates and other indicators.  WFPL's Devin Katayama goes over the recent study results with Superintendent Donna Hargens.

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2:39 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

DecodeDC: "Mind Control" in Political Ads?

Today during Here and Now, we heard the second episode of Andrea Seabrook's project, DecodeDC.

Heading into November, we're all being bombarded by p0litical ads around the clock, and this episode looks into the neuroscience behind party politics.  Give it a listen, below.

Local News
3:19 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

Hart Group's Kingdom Proposal; Thieneman Residency; Violence Task Force: Today on Byline

The Byline rundown for today:

At the top - Only one proposal for development of the Kentucky Kingdom site is known to have been submitted.  Ed Glasscock, of the team led by Ed Hart, joins us to go over the nuts and bolts of their proposal, review all the numbers, and give a preview of park amenities if their plan is chosen.

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Local News
8:26 am
Sun October 21, 2012

Kingdom Gone: Can Kentucky Kingdom be Saved?

File photo

The amusement park Kentucky Kingdom has been closed for three years now, representing a significant loss of jobs and tourism revenue.  Attempts to revive the park have failed or been abandoned, and meanwhile the rides and equipment have largely been left to the elements and are not being maintained.

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7:50 am
Sat October 20, 2012

College Football Heating Up; and IU, Louisville, and UK Lead College Basketball Polls

Friday on Byline, WDRB sports reporter Eric Crawford joined us to talk about the upcoming college basketball season, which promises potential great things for Indiana and Kentucky fans: IU, U of L, and UK are ranked 1-2-3 to start the season.

Arts and Humanities
4:11 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Mentoring Minority Dancers, and 'That Scottish Play'

On today’s Byline arts segment, WFPL’s Erin Keane discussed the importance of community partnership and visible mentors for minority dancers in a conversation about the Dance Theatre of Harlem.

She also gave a preview of Savage Rose Classical Theatre’s new Parkside Studio production of “Macbeth,” which has some unorthodox moments.

Local News
2:48 pm
Fri October 19, 2012

Kentucky Kingdom in the Lurch; MCO Landscape Changing; College Sports: Today on Byline

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

At the top - LEO Weekly’s Joe Sonka joins us to talk about his cover story on Kentucky Kingdom, the amusement park that has been shuttered for three years now.

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8:31 am
Sat October 13, 2012

Reviewing the Vice Presidental Debate at Danville

John Yarmuth and Rand Paul at the Vice President debate in Danville
Phillip Bailey WFPL News

The vice presidential debate at Centre College on Thursday night was viewed by millions of television viewers worldwide.  Two of our own reporters - WFPL's Political Editor Phillip M. Bailey and Kentucky Public Radio’s Kenny Colston - were there in person to watch the 90-minute debate between vice president Joe Biden and Republican nominee Paul Ryan. They were also part of the media throng at Centre College for several hours both before and after the debate. Bailey and Colston talked about their experience this past Friday on Byline.

Local News
3:01 pm
Fri October 12, 2012

VPs in Danville; Yarmuth/Wicker Debate; African-American Heritage Center; Pensions: Today on Byline

Here is the rundown for today's edition of Byline:

At the top - The world is talking about the vice presidential debate last evening in Danville, and WFPL was represented by Phillip Bailey and Kenny Colston, who discuss the media circus, the atmosphere in Danville, and of course the debate itself.

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4:13 pm
Thu October 11, 2012

Measuring the Size and Age of the Universe

Dr. Kris Stanek of Ohio State is in Louisville today to give the annual Bullitt Lecture in Astronomy at the University of Louisville. His professional work involves the study of supernovae, gamma-ray bursts, very massive stars, and cosmology.

This afternoon on Here and Now, Dr. Stanek spoke with WFPL's Jonathan Bastian about how scientists through the ages have gone about measuring the size and age of the universe.