Ryland Barton

Ryland Barton

Capitol Bureau Chief

Ryland Barton is the Capitol bureau chief for Kentucky Public Radio. He's covered politics and state government for NPR member stations KWBU in Waco and KUT in Austin. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago and a master's degree in journalism from the University of Texas. He grew up in Lexington.

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Bevin, Conway Draw Sharp Contrasts In Heated Debate
Kentucky Political Operative Jesse Benton Acquitted of Lying To FBI
Supporters Predict Right-To-Work Swell If Court Rules In Hardin County’s Favor
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