KET founder O. Leonard Press dies at 97

Posted at 5:26 AM, Aug 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-01 15:31:47-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The founder and longtime executive director of Kentucky Educational Television has died.

According to a posting on KET's official Twitter account, O. Leonard Press died Wednesday at 97. No cause of death was disclosed.

The post calls Press a "visionary" and an "inspiration."

A biography on the KET website says Press is survived by his wife, son, daughter-in-law and two grandsons.