Brenna Angel

Former WUKY Morning News Anchor / Reporter

Lexington native Brenna Angel anchored local morning newscasts for WUKY through May 13. She joined the station in March 2010 after previously working for WHAS-AM in Louisville.

Her work has been honored by the Hearst Foundation, the Radio Television Digital News Association, and the Associated Press. Several of Brenna’s stories have aired on NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

Brenna accepted a position with the Lexington Mayor's Office in May 2013.

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Local/Regional News
12:58 pm
Tue July 24, 2012

School Board Gives Shelton High Marks In First Report Card

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The new Superintendent of Fayette County Public Schools has received his first year report card.

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Local/Regional News
3:09 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

State Encouraging Minorities to Apply for School Superintendent Training Program

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Across the Commonwealth of Kentucky, there’s currently only one minority working as superintendent of a public school district. To change that, a state program is aimed at training more people of color to be potential district leaders.

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Local/Regional News
12:16 pm
Thu July 19, 2012

Ky. Alcohol Laws Outdated, Task Force to Recommend Changes

FRANKFORT, Ky. - A new task force aims to improve Kentucky’s antiquated laws on alcoholic beverages.

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Local/Regional News
1:35 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

Small Towns Win Big Honors in Travel Contest

Downtown Bardstown - photo courtesy Nelson County Economic Development Agency

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Two Kentucky communities are among the best small towns in America.

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WUKY In Depth
10:04 am
Tue July 17, 2012

In-Depth: Officials Want More Summer Camps to Ease Back-to-School Transition

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Summer break is winding down for students across central Kentucky, and they’ll soon return to lessons and homework. For many students, transitioning back to school means relearning forgotten material, but educational experts and state lawmakers hope to reduce that learning loss by keeping kids active throughout the summer.

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WUKY In Depth
8:36 am
Mon July 16, 2012

Mondays with the Mayors - Jim Barnes, Richmond

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week we talk with Richmond Mayor Jim Barnes about the city’s budget surplus, the decision to shut down a fire station, and the possibility of a fairness ordinance.

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Local/Regional News
3:33 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Home Builders Promoting Energy Efficient Construction

This home at 3012 Blackford Parkway in Lexington has a HERS score of 39. It's listed for sale at $365,000.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Home Builders Association of Lexington has become the first in the nation to support a system that rates a house’s energy use.

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Local/Regional News
1:08 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

Independent Candidate Challenging State Rep. Stan Lee in Ky. 45th District

Breck Withers

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A political newcomer from Lexington is trying to unseat a six-term incumbent in Kentucky’s House of Representatives.

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WUKY In Depth
9:40 am
Mon July 9, 2012

Mondays with the Mayors - Ed Burtner, Winchester

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week Winchester Mayor Ed Burtner discusses economic development, summer festivals, and the city's burn ban.

Local/Regional News
3:17 pm
Thu July 5, 2012

Mayor Names 31 to Commission on Homelessness

LEXINGTON, Ky. - After hearing from 116 volunteers, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray named 31 people Thursday to a new Commission on Homelessness.

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