NPR affiliate launches local news initiative: WFYI's goal is to generate daily, original content

The city's only National Public Radio affiliate is launching a local news department for the first time in its almost 20 years of operation, and has signed a deal that could gain it thousands of listeners south of the city's center. WFYI-FM 90.1 hired veteran TV newscaster Scott Hoke in late November as local host of NPR's "Morning Edition" and will hire a reporter within six weeks. The radio station plans to soon after launch a weekly sports show featuring...

 

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