Public Radio's Community Service Reflected In New Hires

Louisville Public Media adds three new team members.  This announcement, along with the recent addition of an environmental reporter and an arts and humanities reporter, is another example of the on-going commitment to the community 

Scott Dowd has been hired as Louisville Public Media’s new Development Officer.  Dowd will be working to build support for new initiatives as PRP develops opportunities in a variety of media to better serve the public in and around Louisville.   Dowd first came to Louisville in 1990 as an associate producer on WFPK.  Since leaving Public Radio Partnership in 1996, he has been involved in Marketing, Public Relations, Promotions, and Development for non-profit organizations including the Louisville Orchestra, the Presbyterian Church, and Kentucky Opera. For the past six months, listeners to Sunday Classics have been enjoying Scott’s return to radio on Classical 90.5.

Amy M. Miller joins Louisville Public Media as Foundation Relations Officer.  Miller brings several years of writing experience in non-profit development.  Miller has written many successful grants for museums in both Louisville and Washington, D.C., has taught literacy skills and college writing, and has published essays online for publications such as mamazine.com.  Most recently Miller has served as a member of the Public Radio Partnership Community Advisory Board and as a public radio volunteer.  She also teaches composition classes to incoming freshmen at the University of Louisville.

Gabe Bullard joins WFPL as news reporter and weekend host.  Kentucky-born, Bullard spent most of his life in the St. Louis area.  There he studied broadcast journalism and political science at Webster University and worked with St. Louis’ public radio station – KWMU. He also interned in the script department at Late Night with Conan O’Brien.  Most recently Bullard was assistant editor for PubDef.net, a popular political news blog based in St. Louis.