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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Lexington’s new Global Engagement Center held a reception Thursday to celebrate the opening of a temporary art exhibit.

This week, guest host Chase Cavanaugh speaks with UK Alumna Roula Allouch, Chair of the Board for the Council on American Islamic Relations.  She discusses her advocacy at CAIR and shares her thoughts on the increasingly Islamophobic political climate. 

In this week's episode, reporter Chase Cavanaugh sat down to chat with 12th District Representative Russ Hensley.  

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Lexington’s Urban County Council gave their thanks to an influential law enforcement officer at Tuesday’s meeting. 


Lexington’s Urban County took the next step Tuesday towards raising the city’s Transient Room Tax by two percent.


Lexington’s Urban County Council received an update on the progress of Town Branch Commons Thursday.

Lexington’s Urban County Council discussed details of the city’s draft water franchise agreement at Tuesday’s work session. 

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

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

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