Public radio began in Louisville when the Louisville Free Public Library became the operator of WFPL in 1950. In 1954 WFPK made its debut. WUOL, operated from the University of Louisville campus, went on-air in December of 1976.
Public Radio Partnership was incorporated in 1993, with a community-based Board of Directors, unifying all production and administrative functions of the three stations. The stations also researched how better to serve the community and began a new era of public radio broadcasting in Kentucky on January 8, 1996 when each station launched a new format.
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