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. 


Local/Regional News
2:13 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

UK Holds Lecture on Legality of Military Force

The University of Kentucky held a lecture on the legal use of military force Monday.

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Local/Regional News
12:01 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

UK To Hold Lecture on Military Force

The University of Kentucky will hold a lecture on the legality of military force Monday.

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Local/Regional News
12:30 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Bluegrass Greensource Holds Sustainability Workshop

Bluegrass Greensource held its fifth annual "Go Green , Save Green Workshop" Thursday.

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WUKY In Depth
8:45 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Peace Corps Volunteer Discusses Work in Ukraine

A UK grad is back after a Peace Corps assignment to Ukraine.  She talks about her experience with WUKY's Chase Cavanaugh.

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Rock & Roots
12:41 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Best of Bluegrass Reveals Initial Details

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Preliminary details have emerged about  a major Lexington music event.  Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has the details.

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Local/Regional News
6:00 am
Fri March 7, 2014

UK Hosts Panel Discussion on Ukraine

A panel discussion on the Ukraine situation was held at UK's Patterson School.
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A panel of experts held a discussion on the clash between Ukraine and Russia Thursday at UK’s Patterson School of Diplomacy.

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Local/Regional News
12:59 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Hal Heiner First in KY Republican Governor's Primary

Former Louisville Metro Councilman Hal Heiner threw his hat into the Kentucky governor’s race today at Lexington’s Star Manufacturing. 

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Local/Regional News
8:00 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Keeneland to Hold Duplicate Books Sale

Several books for sale.

An equine library will hold a major book sale starting Thursday.  WUKY’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

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Local/Regional News
11:36 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Lexington CASA Celebrates Mardi Gras

A local child advocacy group is holding a Mardi Gras themed fundraiser Friday night.   Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has the details.

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Local/Regional News
1:15 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

UK Kicks off Cultural Diversity Festival with Taste Of Our World Food Event

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The University of Kentucky celebrated cultural diversity with a feast.  Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has the details.

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