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 been the recipient of numerous Associated Press, CASE, and Communicator awards. When not covering news, Lytle enjoys cheering on the Wildcats (and Bearcats) and hanging out with his pet beagle, Howie. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in U.S. History from the University of Kentucky.

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Local/Regional News
9:26 am
Fri May 16, 2014

A Good Weekend To Sip, Sup, And Savor

Central Kentuckians have an opportunity to experience a celebration of libations this weekend.

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WUKY In Depth
9:19 am
Mon May 12, 2014

CentrePointe Design Changes, Lexmark Acquisitions This Week In BizLexChat

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Centrepointe's design changes, Lexmark in a buying mood, plus the 2015 governor's race and more in this week's BizLexChat.

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Local/Regional News
10:18 am
Thu May 8, 2014

State Workers Victimized By Lawmaker's Sexual Harassment Say Culture In Frankfort Hasn't Changed

L to R Yolanda Costner and Cassaundra Cooper
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Two state employees at the heart of a sexual harassment case against a former lawmaker say legislators still have a clubhouse mentality.

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Local/Regional News
1:26 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

State Tourism Generated $12.5 B Of Economic Impact In 2013

12.5 billion dollars.  That’s the estimated economic impact that Kentucky’s Tourism Industry had on the state’s economy in 2013.

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WUKY In Depth
8:45 am
Mon April 28, 2014

New Downtown Parking Garage, Latest On The Square, Paris Renaissance On BizLexChat

East Main and Vine Street, downtown Lexington
Credit Fayette Alliance

This week on BizLexChat we discuss the construction of a new downtown parking garage, plus the former Victorian Square plus development in Paris.

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WUKY In Depth
6:00 am
Thu April 17, 2014

STORYCORPS: Early Skeptic Becomes Ardent Supporter

Smoke Free Lexington's Lisa Greathouse-Maggio and former Lexington vice mayor Mike Scanlon
Credit Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

It took some convincing, but former vice mayor Mike Scanlon became an important advocate of Lexington's no smoking ordinance.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon April 14, 2014

Kentucky Auto Manufacturing, 21C Update in BizLexChat

In BizLexChat we get an update on Kentucky's Auto Manufacturing success as well as an update on downtown Lexington's 21C Hotel Project.

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Local/Regional News
10:51 am
Wed March 26, 2014

UK To Hold Conference On Economic & Political Inequality

The growing gap between rich and poor and the shrinking of the middle class will be the highlight of a special conference this week at UK.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Hotel Tax, Local Option, Props To KFC And Emerge 14 On BizLexChat

Colonel Harland Sanders sold his Kentucky Fried Chicken business to John Y. Brown 50 years ago this month.
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We get the latest on the Hotel Tax bill, the Local Option Sales Tax, a milestone for KFC, and an upcoming conference in Lexington.

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WUKY In Depth
6:27 am
Mon March 17, 2014

What About BOB, LOST, And Patent Trolls This Week On BizLex Chat

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This week we discuss two business measures being debated in Frankfort and the expansion of Best Of Bluegrass later this summer.

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