Chase Cavanaugh


Chase Cavanaugh first got on the air as a volunteer reader for Central Kentucky Radio Eye, a local news service for the visually impaired.  He began reporting for WUKY in February 2012, after receiving his Master’s degree from the University of Kentucky’s Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce. 

Cavanaugh’s interest in politics, economics, and foreign affairs has deep roots.  He grew up in a Foreign Service family living around the world, received his Bachelor’s degree in political science from Notre Dame, studied French at Middlebury, and spent a year in Paris at Sciences Po. 

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Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council made its decision Thursday on an ordinance that would raise the city’s minimum wage.  

Square One MD

This week, reporter Chase Cavanaugh discusses autism research with Dr. Lisa Ruble, a professor of Psychology at the University of Kentucky.

Chase Cavanaugh

Volunteers of America held a Veterans Day service in Lexington’s Phoenix Park Wednesday. 


Officials from Lexington’s Division of Planning presented a commercial corridor study on Euclid Avenue and South Limestone to the Urban County Council Tuesday.

Kentuckians For The Commonwealth

Lexington’s minimum wage ordinance was given first reading by the Urban County Council Thursday. 

Chase Cavanaugh

Firefighters from across Kentucky are in Lexington this week for specialized structural collapse training. 

University of Kentucky

This week, reporter Chase Cavanaugh interviews Dr. Lisa Cassis, the interim Vice President for Research at the University of Kentucky.  

Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning

Lexington’s Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning is holding its fourth annual Carnegie Classic Saturday.

Chase Cavanaugh

Lexington’s Centenary Methodist Church played host to a law enforcement appreciation night Thursday. 

Lextran’s board of directors approved a series of changes to its routes Wednesday.