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John Cheves: Reynolds Center presenter

John Cheves, reporter, Lexington Herald-Leader

John Cheves

John Cheves is an investigative reporter at the Lexington (Ky.) Herald-Leader, with a focus on government watchdog stories that track how taxpayer money is spent.

He previously worked in the Herald-Leader’s Washington bureau and its statehouse bureau. His projects include a nationally published 2006 series, “The McConnell Machine,” examining $220 million in political donations collected by U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and the favors that McConnell did for his biggest donors.

Cheves is a 1993 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.


In 2014, Uncategorized.

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