WKU Public Radio (Kentucky)

The public radio service of western Kentucky. Also heard in southern Indiana and northern Tennessee.

Primary geographic focus: Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee
Organization type(s): Media

For more than 30 years, the Public Radio Service of Western Kentucky University has fulfilled a consistent mission: to enhance the quality of life in this region by presenting unique, non-commercial programming of exceptional quality.

From the highest caliber national, international, and local journalism to world-class arts and entertainment programs, WKU Public Radio brings listeners a wealth of ideas, information, and inspiration every day.

Starting with a single signal in 1980, the service has grown to include four transmitters serving a population of 1.3 million across Kentucky, southern Indiana, and northern Tennessee. WKU Public also has a strong online presence, which includes live streaming and extensive audio archives.


News Story

Kentucky Courts Near Bottom In Serving Low Income Population

WKU Public Radio (Kentucky)
November 18, 2014
Only Oklahoma ranks lower than Kentucky when it comes to how the state’s court system serves its low-income and disabled population. On a 100-point scale, Kentucky comes in at 33.4 percent.

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