Emmy award winning broadcaster Jean West is the Producer and Host of the area’s first and only local programs devoted entirely to Medical and Health issues that are impacting the community. Her daily “Jean West’s Medical Daily” segments premiered in 2009, airing inside WBKI-TV’s daily program “The CW Louisville Live This Morning” along with her weekly half hour “Jean West’s Medical Digest”, the station’s highest rated local program which aired during prime time Sunday nights at 10:30.
Jean also produced and hosted the award winning weekly program for Norton Healthcare, “Get Healthy”, carried by WLKY – TV in Louisville, Kentucky.
Jean's programs have earned awards and critical praise from the medical community and viewers alike.
With more than 25 years experience as an Anchor and Reporter at WAVE-TV, and WHAS-TV in Louisville, Kentucky, Jean also has international broadcast experience as a Reporter and Anchor for the Far East Network in Japan. Her reports have appeared on National Public Radio and ABC’s “Prime Time Live”. Jean’s new ventures also allow her to consult with companies and education outlets on issues involving media, and educational information strategy and dissemination.
She has completed training at the University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in “Principles of Clinical and Translational Research”, which gives her a unique skill in communicating the complexities of science and research and their clinical value to those who may be affected by health challenges.
A graduate of Southern University, with a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of California, Davis, Jean and husband Attorney Michael Losavio have three sons.