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. 


WUKY In Depth
9:30 am
Sat February 22, 2014

Abolish the Air Force? A Conversation with Dr. Robert Farley

Credit UK Patterson School

A University of Kentucky professor asserts that the U-S Air Force should be abolished.

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Local/Regional News
6:30 am
Fri February 21, 2014

Jon Huntsman Speaks at UK

A prominent politician and statesman visited the University of Kentucky Thursday.

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UK Perspectives
12:03 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

A Conversation With Jon Huntsman

Former U.S. ambassador to China and Singapore, Utah governor, and presidential candidate Jon Huntsman will be giving a lecture at Memorial Hall on February 20th at 7:30 PM. 

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Local/Regional News
9:55 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Young Scientists To Demonstrate Their Work This Weekend

The 30th annual Kentucky American Water FCPS District Science Fair takes place tomorrow at Bryan Station High School

680 Fayette County students will compete in the 30th annual District Science Fair this weekend at Bryan Station High School.

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Local/Regional News
7:00 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Veteran Journalist Speaks at Transylvania University

Credit Transylvania University

Eleanor Clift gave a public lecture Tuesday to a crowd of about 60 people at Transylvania University. 

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Local/Regional News
2:47 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

State Writers Honored at Carnegie Center

Poet Jude McPherson, reciting an Ethridge Knight's poetry
Tom Godell WUKY

Lexington's Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning inducted seven authors into the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame Thursday.

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Local/Regional News
6:00 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Kentucky Writers to be Inducted into State Hall of Fame

The Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning is hosting its second annual Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame Induction Thursday.

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Local/Regional News
1:37 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Nonprofit Seeking Bids for Artistic Bus Shelters

Potential design for a bus shelter, titled Industrial Oasis
John Darko and Pohl Rosa Pohl Art In Motion

Art In Motion is holding a pre-bid meeting Thursday as part of a project to create artistic bus shelters in Lexington. 

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Local/Regional News
1:19 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Fire Department to Give Away, Install Smoke Detectors

Lexington's Fire Department will be providing smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to the elderly and disabled. 

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Local/Regional News
12:45 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Mellow Mushroom Raises Funds for Missing Employee

A Lexington pizza restaurant is raising funds to help search for a lost employee.

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