Taylor Killough


Communications Manager


Communications Department


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Taylor Killough is a reporter, writer, and producer based in Louisville. Originally from Illinois, she is proud to call Kentucky her chosen home and is dedicated to making it a more equitable place for all Kentuckians. Prior to joining the ACLU, she held a number of roles as a communicator: as a literacy coordinator for Jefferson County Public Schools, an English teacher in China, a national parks intern in Utah, a production intern with national non-profit StoryCorps, and as a reporter with an NPR affiliate. She written and reported for Louisville Magazine, the Daily Beast, and the Washington Post. Most recently she worked as a creative agency producer, coordinating multimedia production for an array of clients, from Big Tech to local non-profits. She is thrilled to have the opportunity to utilize those skills and experiences to support the ACLU of Kentucky's mission. She is also on the steering committee of the Kentucky Rural-Urban Exchange, and the organizations' communications co-chair. Her experience with the Rural-Urban Exchange has deepened her connection to Kentucky's beauty and complexity, and connected her with other Kentuckians committed to bridging divides to move our state forward. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in anthropology from the University of Illinois and a Master of Science in journalism from Indiana University. In her spare time, she loves to travel, read, tend her garden, and love on her two rescue pups.