I’m Pam Stravitz and I am the creator and voice of the Lamplighter podcast series, TORCH. I am a Dunbar alumna of the class of 2015 and am attending Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
Wendy Turner is the adviser of the Lamplighter and Broadcast Journalism classes at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, where she has taught English and Journalism since 2003. She is an ASNE Reynolds fellow, a JEA certified journalism educator, and the recipient of the 2014 KY Media Adviser of the Year. She is pictured here with her husband, Frank, and two children, Jacob and Ella.
Kennedy Kruger is our Broadcasting Editor. She is a Dunbar alumna of the class of 2015 and is currently attending the University of Alabama.
Alan Lytle got his start start more than 30 years ago volunteering in Clermont County, Ohio for WOBO-FM. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Broadcasting from the University of Cincinnati and worked at a variety of radio stations there before move to Lexington. Lytle has served as WUKY News Director since 2002 and been the recipient of numerous Associated Press, CASE and Communicator awards.
Keaton Allen is our featured musical artist on season one of Torch. He is a senior at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.
Emily Liu is our Online Editor; she prepares the web for your listening enjoyment. She is a junior at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.