Louisville Public Media announced on Monday that Stephen George has been named the organization’s executive editor.
In the newly-created position, George will direct content across all of Louisville Public Media’s platforms, including radio, web and social media.
George is currently news editor at Insider Louisville.
Previously, he has been editor of LEO Weekly and Nashville City Paper and served as communications director for Congressman John Yarmuth.
In a news release, LPM President and General Manager Donovan Reynolds said George will play a key role in the organization’s expanding news operation. “With his deep ties to the community, and his extensive experience in print and digital journalism, we believe that Stephen George is the ideal person to take on this important job,” Reynolds said.
Louisville Public Media includes WFPL, WFPK, WUOL and the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting.
George will begin his duties Aug. 3.