WFPL/Louisville Adds Lisa Gillespie As Health And Innovation Reporter
June 22, 2016 at 4:13 AM (PT)
LOUISVILLE PUBLIC MEDIA News-Talk WFPL/LOUISVILLE has added a new Health and Innovation Reporter, bringing in KAISER HEALTH NEWS reporter LISA GILLESPIE for the position, starting JULY 1st. GILLESPIE will also contribute to NPR's Health Reporting Partnership.
“I can’t wait to sink my teeth into all things health care and science in LOUISVILLE and KENTUCKY,” said GILLESPIE. “LOUISVILLE PUBLIC MEDIA has a solid track record of health reporting. I’m excited to report on KyNect, Medicaid expansion, health care disparities, health insurance, the hospital industry and scientific discoveries.”
Executive Editor STEPHEN GEORGE added, “Over the past two years, we’ve made a strong commitment to reporting on health because we believe it is a defining issue of our time, I’m thrilled to welcome LISA to the newsroom, and I know she’ll bring a new depth to the beat in our community.”