WFPL/Louisville Names James Bickers Local 'Morning Edition' Host, Jonathan Bastian Midday Host
May 15, 2015 at 4:24 AM (PT)
LOUISVILLE PUBLIC MEDIA News-Talk WFPL/LOUISVILLE has named longtime station staffer JAMES BICKERS as local host and Producer for NPR's "MORNING EDITION," with former "MORNING EDITION" local host JONATHAN BASTiAN returning to the station as midday local host and Producer for "THE DIANE REHM SHOW," "FRESH AIR WITH TERRY GROSS," and "HERE AND NOW" along with the station's statewide newscast.
BICKERS said, “I’m thrilled to be back on the morning airwaves at LPM. It’s a real honor to be a part of the listener’s morning routine. The staff of WFPL is doing amazing work, and I’m proud to be part of this team.”
BASTIAN said, “This is an exciting time for WFPL. We’re reaching listeners not just in LOUISVILLE, but all across the state now with the KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO collaboration. I’m thrilled to be back."