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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LEXINGTON, Ky. - Some area high school students are anxious to see the results of their labor on display at the Lexington History Museum.  Members of the Henry Clay High School History Club, recognized last year as the top history club in the nation, did all of the research for a new exhibit marking the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. - A simple gesture meant to promote a new free movie series coming to Lexington’s Triangle Park has not gone according to plan.  

Lexington, KY – In this special Black History Month installment of Saving Stories, Alan Lytle chats with Dr. Doug Boyd from the Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral Histories in the UK Libraries about its collection of interviews with Martin Luther King and Malcolm X and their different approaches to Civil Rights.

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