Kentucky Public Radio Network(KPRN)
TypePublic Radio Network
United States
Broadcast area
Key people
Capital Bureau Chief Ryland Barton
Launch date
December 1997
Affiliation(s)National Public Radio

The Kentucky Public Radio Network (KPRN) is a consortium of four public radio stations: WFPL (Louisville Public Media), WKMS (Murray), WKYU (Bowling Green), WEKU (Richmond/Lexington).

The primary mission of Kentucky Public Radio is to facilitate content sharing among stations and the hiring and management of a Statehouse Reporter.

KPRN is managed by board of directors composed of the individual station managers.

In January, 2015 Ryland Barton was named the State Capital Bureau Chief in Frankfort, Kentucky.[1]


Location Frequency Call sign Owner
Richmond 88.9 FM WEKU Eastern Kentucky University
Louisville 89.3 FM WFPL Louisville Public Media
Bowling Green 88.9 FM WKYU-FM WKU Public Radio
Murray 91.3 FM WKMS-FM Murray State University


  1. ^ "Kentucky Public Radio Network Hires Ryland Barton as State Capitol Bureau Chief – Louisville Public Media". 2015-01-08. Retrieved 2016-05-22.

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