Alan Lytle

News Director

Bitten by the radio bug as a teenager, Alan Lytle got his start start more than 30 years ago volunteering in Clermont County, Ohio for WOBO-FM. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree  in Broadcasting from the University of Cincinnati and worked at a variety of radio stations in the Cincinnati market, then made the move to Lexington in the mid-1990s.

Lytle has served as WUKY News Director since 2002 and is the recipient of numerous Associated Press, CASE, and Communicator awards. He took home AP's Best Radio Anchor award in 2016. When not covering news, Lytle enjoys cheering on the Wildcats (and Bearcats) and tooling Lexington's streets and backroads in his snazzy 2011 Nissan Juke. He recently earned a Master’s degree in U.S. History from the University of Kentucky.

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Kentucky Banks Team Up To Start P3 Infrastucture Fund

Oct 16, 2017
Lane Report

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green discuss a decision by six Kentucky-based banks to launch a first-of-its kind investment fund to support public-private partnership or P3 projects.

Business Lexington

WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Business Lexington editor Tom Wilmes about the new DV8 Kitchen, plus the first brick and mortar establishment for popular local chef, Dan Wu, and news about some establishments leaving the local food scene.

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WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with the Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo's Marilyn Clark.  The event takes place Friday August, 4th in the Lexington Center.

Who Stands To Win Or Lose From State Tax Reform?

Jul 24, 2017
Lane Report

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle and Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green discuss possible options state lawmakers might consider in an anticipated special session on tax reform.

Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle gets a preview of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce's Annual Business Summit from Chamber President Dave Adkisson.

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We put equine retail in the spotlight in our weekly business segment.  Horse Capital reporter Samantha Lederman recently paid a visit to the new Ariat store at the Summit at Fritz Farm in Lexington.  It's one of only two Ariat brand retail locations in the United States.

What makes Kentucky, Kentucky?  The Kentucky Historical Society is posing that essential question to people who attend one of their Kentucky@225 listening tour sessions.  The next one takes place this weekend at Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park.

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71 year old Dominic Martina says his is a quintessential American story; growing up in the cultural revolution of the 1960's, being drafted into the Vietnam War, coming out the closet as a gay Catholic Italian American, watching several of his friends die of AIDS in the 1980’s and 90’s, and after living much of his life in San Diego, returning to his boyhood home in Lexington.  In this part of his StoryCorps conversation Martina talks about what his life has been like since coming back to Kentucky.

Timber Still A Major Sector Of Kentucky's Economy

Jun 5, 2017
UK Now

This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle talks with Lane Report Executive Editor Mark Green about Kentucky's timber industry which accounts for $9 to $14.5B annually. 

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This week on the Business Side WUKY's Alan Lytle gets a preview of this year's Alltech ONE Ideas Conference from company representative Susanna Elliott.

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