Chase Cavanaugh

Reporter

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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02/09/2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The University of Kentucky’s rifle team is on a historic roll.  Last week it defeated No. 1 West Virginia to cap off a perfect 6-0 conference season and take the Great American Rifle Conference Regular Season Championship, Kentucky's sixth GARC regular season title in program history and third in as many years.  WUKY Student Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has this behind the scenes profile.

4/8/2013

LEXINGTON, Ky. - In 2011, the Department of Defense reported about 28,000 violent sex crimes in the military.  But why do outside estimates put the numbers much higher?  And why do most service members choose not to report their assault?  WUKY Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has the details on an upcoming local screening of an Oscar Nominated film that hopes to answer these questions.

LEXINGTON, KY--Famous Kentuckians like Henry Clay, Adolph Rupp, and Col. Sanders are household names.

But many people know them only through books or TV shows.

Lexington’s Affordable Housing Board met for its first meeting of 2015 Wednesday.

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With a new year comes new additions to the Lexington Fayette Urban County Council, and Tuesday was their first official work day.   While each of them has varying levels of experience, they are led by veteran councilmember and newly elected Vice Mayor Steve Kay. 

With Lexington temperatures getting colder by the day, Kentucky American Water has released tips on how to avoid frozen pipes this winter. 

With temperatures predicted to drop to the single digits this week, Kentucky Utilities has released a list of tips on how to stay warm during the winter.

The University of Kentucky’s Art Museum will hold a launch event Friday for a new book about Trappist monk Thomas Merton.   Chase Cavanaugh has more on how the book details Merton’s friendship with an influential UK couple.

Members of the Lexington Urban County Council recently joined together to show their support for the city’s outgoing Vice Mayor. 

Members of the Lexington Fayette Urban County Council approved the creation of the Midland Avenue Development Area Tuesday. 

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