Vanderhoff was previously a breaking news reporter at the Courier-Journal in Louisville. He began his news career in 2002, contributing to a Nevada newspaper while also working for a local television station there, according to WLKY.
“This is a tremendous opportunity to deliver groundbreaking stories about the people and places in my hometown,” Vanderhoff said in a statement. “WLKY is a stellar organization that exemplifies the very highest of journalistic standards and values. I’m excited to join the team and continue their tradition of news leadership.”