Mayor Fischer excited for economic growth in Louisville

05/06/2017 12:52 PM

The Kentucky Derby is one of the greatest economic boosts in the city of Louisville every year. Hundreds of thousands of people flood the city, supporting local businesses, and going home with stories about the their time in Kentucky.

Mayor Fischer is in attendance and loves seeing how many people can experience one of the greatest sporting events in the world. He also talked to Pure Politics producer Madeline Janicki, and said the economic boost from the Derby is one of the things he is proudest of as the Mayor.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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