Kent Taylor to Return to WLKY as Sports Anchor

By Kevin Eck 

Kent Taylor will rejoin the sports team at Louisville, Ky., CBS affiliate WLKY in June.

“We are thrilled to welcome Kent Taylor back to the WLKY family,” said Andrea Stahlman, WLKY News Director. “With his deep roots in the Louisville sports community and his exceptional skills as a sports journalist, Kent is a tremendous asset to our team and viewers. As we continue to prioritize hyper-local coverage of sports, we know Kent will provide our viewers with the kind of insight, analysis, and storytelling they have come to expect from WLKY.”

Taylor last worked at WAVE in Louisville where he worked between 2000 and 2022. He started his career as an intern at WLKY in 1992. He joined WLKY as an editor and photographer in 1994 and has covered every major sporting event in his hometown, including the Kentucky Derby, Final Four, PGA Championship, Senior PGA Championship and the Ryder Cup.


“A return to WLKY definitely feels like coming home,” said Taylor. “I’m grateful for the opportunity to rejoin a team of talented journalists and provide viewers with the kind of coverage they deserve. It’s an honor to be part of a station that is committed to covering local sports.”