Brendan McCarthy

Interim News Director/KyCIR Managing Editor

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Brendan McCarthy is the interim news director for WFPL and the managing editor of the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting, both part of Louisville Public Media.

McCarthy is a veteran newspaper and television investigative reporter. He has earned several accolades for his work, including 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalist nod, a George Polk Award, and a regional Emmy award, among other honors.

Arts and Humanities
4:36 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Speed Art Museum Names New Curator of Contemporary Art

Louisville's Speed Art Museum has hired a veteran curator from New Orleans to manage its contemporary art collection when it re-opens in spring 2016. Miranda Lash, who currently works as the curator of contemporary works at the New Orleans Museum of Art, will start her new job next month, according to the Speed Art Museum. 

The Speed is currently undergoing a $60 million renovation and expansion project, which has closed the main museum building for construction until 2016. 

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Local News
5:19 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Former Louisville Teamsters President Indicted

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A federal grand jury in Louisville on Tuesday indicted the former head of a local Teamsters union for allegedly embezzling union funds and making illegal loans.

Thomas Vincent Jr., 53, of Louisville, was president of Teamsters Local 783 from 2006 through 2011, according to a press release issued Tuesday afternoon from U.S. Attorney David Hale's office.

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Local News
1:01 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

This Eastern Kentucky Couple Got Married in a Grocery Store

Kristina Hall, Judge Leigh Anne Stephens and Clinton Stacy.
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This love story starts a decade ago in a Winn-Dixie in eastern Kentucky. Kristina Hall worked in the office. Clinton Stacy was a stockboy.

"I honestly don’t think we spoke to each other more than two words the whole time that he worked there," she recalled.

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