Mr. Dick Kelly
The Lane Report
University of Notre Dame, '65 BA; Penn State University, '67 MA
Mr. Kelly is the Associate Publisher of The Lane Report, Kentucky’s economic and business news publication serving the region for the past 25 years. His media career began at Leo Burnett Advertising in Chicago working on major brands like Kellogg and Vick Cold Products. After five years he moved to the television business with Peters, Griffin & Woodward representing local broadcasting stations to national advertisers both in Chicago and later as General Manager of the firm’s Detroit office. After a decade with PGW, he moved to Gannett’s broadcast division and held management positions with company owned television stations in Oklahoma City, OK and Greensboro, NC. Ten years later in 1992, Mr. Kelly changed companies and relocated to Lexington, KY with the local ABC Television affiliate, WTVQ-TV and in 1999 assumed his current position with The Lane Report’s family of publications.
Mr. Kelly is a graduate of both the University of Notre Dame and Penn State University having studied journalism and communications. He has been married for 42 years to Ann Kelly who works for Fayette County Schools as a teacher. They have two grown children living in Lexington and Chapel Hill, NC.