Gabe Bullard joined WFPL in 2008 as a reporter on the city politics beat. Since then, he's reported, blogged, hosted and edited during elections, severe weather and the Fairdale Sasquatch scare of 2009. Before coming to Louisville, Gabe lived in St. Louis, which was his home base for years of growing up, studying and interning at various media outlets around the country.
Gabe is on leave on a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University until June 2015.
This weekend, Kevin Krigger will be the first black jockey in the Kentucky Derby in more than a decade. If he wins, he'll be the first African-American to do so since 1902.
The distillery says it must lower its bourbon's alcohol content to meet demand. The company says consumers won't notice the change, but in bourbon country, Maker's Mark fans aren't too happy about the plan.