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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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.

STORYCORPS: Early Skeptic Becomes Ardent Supporter

Apr 17, 2014
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.

Kentucky Auto Manufacturing, 21C Update in BizLexChat

Apr 14, 2014

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

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.

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

Mar 24, 2014
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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.

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

Mar 17, 2014
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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.

STORYCORPS: Northern Kentucky Advocate Discovers The Power Of The Pen

Mar 13, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

This week meet a Northern Kentuckian who launched a letter writing campaign for no-smoking ordinances across the state.

SAVING STORIES: 1964 Civil Rights March On Frankfort

Mar 4, 2014
Kentucky Human Rights Commission

Hear two distinct memories of the March On Frankfort this week in a special segment of Saving Stories.

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Lexington Mayor Jim Gray made his case to lawmakers in Frankfort Thursday that his constituents could benefit from a local option sales tax.

STORYCORPS: Second Hand Smoke Key Issue In Smoking Bans

Feb 27, 2014
Kentucky Center For Smoke Free Policy

The dangerous health effects of second-hand smoke played a key role in making Lexington a smoke-free community.

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