Jeff Young Named Managing Editor At Ohio River Network
February 10, 2016 at 4:35 AM (PT)
Veteran public media journalist JEFF YOUNG is joining the OHIO RIVER NETWORK, the regional KENTUCKY-OHIO-WEST VIRGINIA public radio and TV news consortium led by LOUISVILLE PUBLIC MEDIA, as Managing Editor, starting MARCH 4th. YOUNG, a former WEST VIRGINIA PUBLIC BROADCASTING reporter, NPR WASHINGTON correspondent, and reporter for PRI's "LIVING ON EARTH," will be based at LOUISVILLE PUBLIC MEDIA's newsroom.
“I’m thrilled to be joining LPM to help build this innovative approach to news coverage,” said YOUNG. “We’ll be digging into some of the most important issues affecting a region that has always been important to me.”
“JEFF has the vision, passion and commitment to lead this newsroom,” said LPM President DONOVAN REYNOLDS. “I am confident he’ll build a newsroom that delivers strong and fearless public-interest journalism about a region that is in the midst of a generational change.”