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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The Kentucky Department of Education released its annual Unbridled Learning scores Friday.

Chase Cavanaugh

Students, teachers, and firefighters gathered at Clays Mill Elementary School Tuesday morning to name this year’s Junior Fire Chief. 

Fayette County Public schools is continuing its discussion on redistricting, and it now has some new tools to help make those decisions. 

The Lyric Theatre is being audited by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government. 

Funding to construct a parking garage at Lexington’s CentrePointe property may come via the Kentucky League of Cities. 

Local feminist publication MISS'ING Magazine is holding a candlelight vigil to remember those lost in the recent Santa Barbara Shootings.

King's Daughters Medical Center of Ashland has agreed to pay $40.9 million to the US government in a recent court settlement. 

Whit Hiler and Griffin Van Meter of Kentucky for Kentucky spoke at the Lexington Public Library Thursday. 

A digital database has been compiled listing soldiers who died, were wounded or went missing during the largest Civil War battle in Kentucky.

Emily Willett is a third-generation UK student, with family members having attended the University since her grandfather’s time, and will be speaking at Commencement on Saturday.