WCPO to operate new website for No. Ky. News after close of the Ky. Post.

 Dec. 29, 2007 –
 Monday Dec. 31, The Kentucky Post will publish its final edition, as the paper and its companion the Cincinnati Post close their doors, and shut down their presses.  This will leave the states third largest metropolitan area unofficially known, as “Northern Ky.? covering eight counties with a population of over 400,000 people, without a daily newspaper.

 

 There will be a new website that will attempt to pickup some of the slack, but will focus mainly on just Boone, Kenton and Campbell county news.  The site is styled  www.kypost.com, and its tag line is “life in the 859?.  (859 is the area code for most counties in the No. Ky. area. The site will be owned by E.W.Scripps publishing which owns WCPO television.

           

The site will use Cincinnati televisions stations WCPO news coverage and feeds from the Associated Press and features created and distributed by the Scripps Media Center in Washington, D.C.

 

The venture will be supported by advertising

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