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."
It is with heavy hearts that we share that O. Leonard Press, KET’s founder and first executive director, has died at the age of 97. He was a visionary and he was an inspiration. He made the Commonwealth his home — and, ultimately, changed it forever. https://t.co/yWkVFA7b3u pic.twitter.com/d2iehjpSQT— KET (@KET) August 1, 2019
A biography on the KET website says Press is survived by his wife, son, daughter-in-law and two grandsons.