Jeff Lightsy

Sports Journalist

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jeff.lightsy@wbko.com

Jeff Lightsy joined the WBKO-TV News department in August of 2018.

Jeff Lightsy Jr. is a Louisville, KY native and a graduate of Western Kentucky University (Spring 2017). Jeff developed a passion for sports broadcasting at an early age. In high school he began his own sporting blog that profiled some of the best high school athletes in the Louisville area. The work done on his personal blog landed him his first job as a sports writer for yourblackworld.net and brothersonsports.com.

Once in college at the hill, Jeff participated heavily in the student news and sports cast. One of his biggest contributions was that wirh Redzone radio, a student ran hour long sports radio show.

After graduation Jeff was able to land a job with 13 News as a producer of the 6/10pm newscast. He was promoted to the sports department in August of 2019.

Jeff says he's grateful to be working in a community that he loves and has gotten to know over the years.

If you have any sports stories or something you would like for our sports department to cover shoot him an email!


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