Gabe Bullard

Director of News and Editorial Strategy

Gabe Bullard joined WFPL in 2008 as a reporter on the city politics beat. Since then, he's reported, blogged, hosted and edited during elections, severe weather and the Fairdale Sasquatch scare of 2009. Before coming to Louisville, Gabe lived in St. Louis, which was his home base for years of growing up, studying and interning at various media outlets around the country. 

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Politics
10:09 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Watch KET's Gay Marriage Debate

Gay rights advocates and opponents debated same-sex marriage on last night's 'Kentucky Tonight' program on KET.

Local News
4:57 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

Indianapolis Star Asks Why Indiana Must Pay for Kentucky Tunnel

Artist's Rendering Bridges Authority

The Indianapolis Star has a lengthy piece on one controversial portion of the $2.6 billion Ohio River Bridges Project...The $200 million tunnel under the Drumanard Estate in Louisville:

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Local News
1:03 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

Arena Authority Seeks New Management for Yum Center

Amanda Donhoff WFPL

The Louisville Arena Authority wants new management of the KFC Yum Center.

The authority voted today to look into dissolving its management agreement with the state fair board and inking a new deal with a private firm.

“When you're trying to manage the Yum Center, the convention center and Freedom Hall, I think it's just hard to focus on controlling expenses at the arena because it's not their first priority," says Metro Council President and authority board member Jim King.

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Politics
1:47 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Here Are the Members of Mayor Fischer's Violence Prevention Workgroup

Workgroup Chair Blaine Hudson
University of Louisville

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has appointed the members of what's now called the Violence Prevention Workgroup. The panel was announced last month after back-to-back shootings in the West End.

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Local News
2:55 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Tough Talk Continues Between WDRB and Time Warner

WDRB General Manager Bill Lamb told the Courier-Journal yesterday that his station will likely be back on Time Warner Cable "within days."

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Local News
11:47 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Why Did Bozich and Crawford Leave the Courier?

On Monday evening, we found out that Louisville Courier-Journal sports columnists Eric Crawford and Rick Bozich are leaving the paper for WDRB television.

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Sports
8:20 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

WDRB Nabs Bozich and Crawford From Courier-Journal

Sports columnists Eric Crawford and Rick Bozich are leaving their jobs at the Courier-Journal to join WDRB, Louisville's Fox affiliate. 

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Local News
3:18 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

WDRB Boss to Local Stations: You're Next

WDRB-TV in Louisville is currently without about half of its audience as negotiations continue with Time Warner Cable.

The talks are over how much Time Warner should pay WDRB to broadcast local content. Time Warner says it has offered a rate comparable to what Insight used to pay WDRB, but station officials say it won't cover the necessary costs to keep that station a Fox affiliate.

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Local News
2:19 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

Courier-Journal Publisher Discusses New Online Paywall and Content Strategy

Courier-Journal publisher Wesley Jackson is in an odd position. He’s essentially the connection between a local institution (the paper) and a giant national corporation (C-J parent company Gannett) during an emotional and dramatic time for both.

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