Kentucky Public Radio

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Kentucky Public Radio Network(KPRN)
Type Public Radio Network
Country  United States
Broadcast area
 Kentucky
Key people
Capital Bureau Chief Ryland Barton
Launch date
December 1997
Affiliation National Public Radio
Affiliates WEKU, WUKY, WFPL, WKYU, WMKY, WNKU, WKMS

The Kentucky Public Radio Network (KPRN) is a consortium of five public radio stations: WFPL (Louisville Public Media, WKMS (Murray), WKYU (Bowling Green), WEKU (Richmond/Lexington), WNKU (Highland Heights/Covington).

The primary mission of Kentucky Public Radio is to facilitate content sharing among stations and the hiring and management of a Statehouse Reporter.

KPRN is managed by board of directors composed of the individual station managers.

In January, 2015 Ryland Barton was named the State Capital Bureau Chief in Frankfort, Kentucky. [1]


Affiliates[edit]

Location Frequency Call sign Owner
Richmond 88.9 FM WEKU Eastern Kentucky University
Louisville 89.3 FM WFPL Louisville Public Media
Bowling Green 88.9 FM WKYU Western Kentucky University
Highland Heights 89.7 FM WNKU Northern Kentucky University
Murray 91.3 FM WKMS Murray State University

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kentucky Public Radio Network Hires Ryland Barton as State Capitol Bureau Chief WFPL News Release http://louisvillepublicmedia.org/2015/01/kentucky-public-radio-network-hires-ryland-barton-as-state-capitol-bureau-chief/