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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WUKY In Depth
9:52 am
Tue July 3, 2012

City Program Helps Teens Find Summer Work

Steven Berry works at Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs for the summer.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - High up in the Lexington Financial Center, 18-year-old Steven Berry spends his afternoon pushing around a mail cart.  He works for document management company used by the law firm Wyatt, Tarrant, & Combs.

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Local/Regional News
1:37 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

State to Pay $19,000 for Unsuccessful Defense of Redistricting

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky Senate President David Williams and House Speaker Greg Stumbo have authorized the payment of $19,000 in public funds to cover the legal fees associated with defending the state’s redistricting plan in court.

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WUKY In Depth
8:35 am
Thu June 28, 2012

FEATURE: Car Wash Worker a Bright Light on Richmond Rd

Photo by Brenna Angel

LEXINGTON, Ky. - It’s a job most people wouldn’t want, especially with soaring summer temperatures: holding up an advertisement at a busy intersection. But for one employee of a Lexington car wash, being the “sign guy” is doing more than just drumming up business.

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Local/Regional News
9:12 am
Wed June 27, 2012

School District Buys Land for New Elementary School

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A 15-acre parcel of land east of I-75 in Fayette County will be home to Lexington’s next elementary school.

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Local/Regional News
8:17 am
Wed June 27, 2012

American Medical Association Waiting on SCOTUS Ruling

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Whatever decision the U.S. Supreme Court hands down on Thursday regarding the Affordable Care Act, the American Medical Association says it will continue to lobby lawmakers on behalf of the poor and uninsured.

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WUKY In Depth
8:27 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Mondays with the Mayors: Fred Siegelman, Versailles

LEXINGTON, Ky. - This week Versailles Mayor Fred Siegelman discusses the city's plan to privatize garbage pickup. Beginning September 1st, Legacy Carting will take over trash service for about 3,000 customers in Versailles.

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Local/Regional News
4:24 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

City and Fire Chief Hendricks Reach Settlement

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The saga surrounding the employment status of embattled Lexington fire Chief Robert Hendricks is over. More than a year after Hendricks was asked by the mayor to step down from his post, the city announced today that he will transfer to another position as part of a settlement agreement.

“Starting Tuesday he will be a firefighter/paramedic with our Division of Fire and Emergency Services. He will no longer be chief, he will be a firefighter/paramedic,” says Susan Straub, a spokeswoman for Mayor Jim Gray.

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Local/Regional News
3:52 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Grandmother of Ky. Secretary of State Dies

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The paternal grandmother of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes has died. According to a statement from Grimes’ office, Thelma Lundergan McHugh passed away Thursday at her home in Jessamine County. She was 92.

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Local/Regional News
8:35 pm
Tue June 19, 2012

Ky. National Guard Deploying to Afghanistan

SPRINGFIELD, Ky. - Friends and family members will gather at a central Kentucky church Wednesday to say goodbye to 15 Kentucky National Guard members leaving for Afghanistan.

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Sports
3:17 pm
Mon June 18, 2012

Young Rider, Political Ties Spark Buzz For Olympic Equestrians

Photo courtesy USEF

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The United States Equestrian Federation is preparing its team lists for dressage, eventing, and show jumping to compete in this year’s summer Olympics.

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