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.

Ways To Connect

Toyota's Lexus Line, Odds Of Tax Reform Discussed on This Week's BizLexChat

Jan 13, 2014

In BizLexChat we discuss the new Lexus production line at the Georgetown Toyota plant, and the chance of tax reform getting through the legislature.

Kentucky health officials are reporting widespread flu activity in the state and say it's not too late to be vaccinated against the disease.

Trends To Watch In 2014 In This Week's BizLexChat

Jan 6, 2014

In this week's BizLexChat we discuss top local business trends of the New Year with editor in chief Erik Carlson.

Top Trends Discussed In Year-End Edition Of BizLexChat

Dec 30, 2013

This week Business Lexington Editor Erik Carlson and Alan Lytle discuss some of the top local business trends of 2013.

Slow Rebuild In West Liberty & Beer Cheese Trail In This Week's BizLexChat

Dec 23, 2013
Business Lexington

This week Business Lexington Editor In Chief Erik Carlson talks about a slow rebuild taking place in West Liberty, as well as Ky.'s Beer Cheese Trail.

Lexington's New Econ. Development Fund And Demise Of Desha's On BizLexChat

Dec 16, 2013
Business Lexington

On this week's BizLexChat we talk Economic Development funding  and the imminent departure of DeSha's Restaurant downtown.

Walton Avenue Corridor, VisitLEX Part Of This Week's Bizlex Chat

Dec 9, 2013

Erik Carlson, editor in chief of Business Lexington, stops by to talk about a new food and wine complex now open on Walton Avenue.

Lexmark, Libations, And Outer Space In This Week's Bizlex Chat

Nov 25, 2013
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This week Business Lexington Editor Erik Carlson and Alan Lytle discuss the future of Lexmark, two Ky. satellite launches, and local libations.

Bizchat Covers Western Ky., Vice Mayor Retiring, And Pappy Demand

Nov 18, 2013

Erik Carlson, editor in chief at Business Lexington, checks in after taking a Commerce Lexington Regional Tour to Western Kentucky.

Laura Goldman rides Carlingford JD at the World Equestrian Games.Photo by Shannon Brinkman for USEF

Kentucky is throwing down the gauntlet… specifically Lexington.  The city has officially submitted a bid to host the 2018 World Equestrian Games. 

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