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Bill Goodman

Bill Goodman

2013

The primary public face of public-affairs programs at Kentucky Educational Television, a state-owned network that is a national leader in independent public-affairs programming. He worked in radio news and sales at Bowling Green’s WKCT while attending Western Kentucky University, then joined WLAC-TV (later WTVF-TV) in Nashville, becoming news director. As news director at Houston’s KPRC-TV, he established the department’s first investigative unit, leading it to national awards. After returning to Kentucky to work in a family business, he joined KET in 1996 as host and managing editor of Kentucky Tonight, a weekly issues-discussion program, and in 2005 began One to One, a weekly interview show, and Education Matters, a monthly report on education initiatives in the state. He is a moderator and reporter on the network’s legislative and election programs. He earned a master of fine arts in creative nonfiction from Spalding University in 2012.