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The Licking River Is The Focus Of A Recent Series Of Articles & An Upcoming Documentary


When most people in Greater Cincinnati refer to ?"the river?" they usually mean the Ohio, but the Licking River also plays a vital role in our region'?s history, environment and economy. Senior Reporting Fellow with the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism, Andy Mead, spent more than a year on and off exploring the Licking River, from its beginnings in the mountains of Kentucky more than 300 miles south of Cincinnati, to where it flows into the Ohio. His seven-part series recently ran in the Northern Kentucky Tribune, an online publication of the Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism.

Andy Mead joins us, along with Northern Kentucky University Professor of History Dr. Paul Tenkotte, and Executive Producer and CEO of Prosper Media Group, Kyle M. Lake, who produced a documentary based on Andy Mead?'s series, which will air on KET?, Kentucky's public television network.

To read Andy Mead?'s complete series, The Licking River: 300-miles, from whimper to crescendo, click here.