Was a TV news anchor in Louisville
FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 15, 2016) — Jean West has been named executive director of communications for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson announced today.
West previously served as news anchor for WAVE 3 News Sunrise morning television news program in Louisville. She also hosted and produced “Jean West’s Medical Digest”, a weekly prime time program devoted to medical, health and education issues. She also served as the owner and producer of West Media Consulting/Faces West Productions, where she produced television programs and advised methods to publicize services available to the community.
West holds a bachelor’s degree in speech and theater arts from Southern University and a master of fine arts from the University of California Davis. She currently serves on the Spalding University Board of Trustees, Kosair Charities Advisory Board, Bingham Clinic Advisory Board, World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Indiana Advisory Board, WAVE 3 –TV (NBC) Editorial Board and the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees Health Care Advisory Committee. She is also a member of the Louisville Rotary Club.
West is married to Louisville Attorney Michael Losavio and has three grown sons and a 15 year old daughter. She is a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Louisville, and is an avid gardener and dog lover.