John Null

Reporter, Host of Left of the Dial, Local Host of All Things Considered

John Null is a part-time reporter at WKMS. Beginning work at WKMS in the spring of 2013, he has since won a national Public Radio News Directors, Inc. and two Kentucky AP awards for his reporting. He lives in Murray. John also enjoys deductive reasoning, not owning animals and regaling friends with his Tracy Ross impression.

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One sheets via The Weinstein Company and Sony Pictures Classics

Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema is featuring a pair of music-related movies over the next two weekends: Once writer-director John Carney’s 1985-set Sing Street and Don Cheadle’s directorial debut Miles Ahead, in which he stars as the late jazz trumpeter, Miles Davis. John Null caught up with MAC's film programming director John Holt to discuss the coming attractions.

RunSwitch PR

A year after Kentucky Sports Radio’s Matt Jones made waves essentially roasting politicians onstage at Graves County’s Fancy Farm Picnic, the event’s leaders have chosen a speaker with conservative credentials as the next master of ceremonies.

Jim Gray for U.S. Senate

Kentucky U.S. Senate candidate Jim Gray will be in Murray this week for the Purchase Area Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner.

Terry McIntosh for Congress, via Facebook

A write-in candidate is joining the race for Kentucky’s 1st District Congressional seat, held by retiring Congressman Ed Whitfield.

amerisourcebergen.com

Pharmaceutical company AmerisourceBergen is closing its distribution center in Paducah, affecting around 90 employees.

Tyler Olson, 123RF

A new study shows that Calloway County has the highest life expectancy among western Kentucky counties and one of the highest overall in the state.

One sheets via A24 and Roadside Attractions

Paducah's Maiden Alley Cinema has a busy couple of weeks ahead with several special features and Music at MAC bookended by two acclaimed feature films: Punks-vs.-neo-Nazis thriller Green Room and the Tom Hanks-starring comedic drama, A Hologram for the King. John Null caught up with MAC's film programming director John Holt to discuss the coming attractions.

Administrative Office of the Courts, via courts.ky.gov

Kentucky Supreme Court Justice Bill Cunningham is partnering with Murray’s Sons of Confederate Veterans camp to establish a scholarship for students of color from Calloway County and Murray high schools.

kirk.senate.gov

Update Tuesday Afternoon: Republican Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner says he's "disgusted" by Trump's comments.  

Illinois Senator Mark Kirk, a Republican up for re-election this fall, says he will not support his party’s presumptive nominee for president, Donald Trump.

KSP

The Kentucky State Police post in Graves County will dedicate a memorial next week for two troopers who died last year in the line of duty.

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