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. 

Ways to Connect

In this week's episode of Bookmarks, Chase Cavanaugh discusses Picking Cotton, the subject of this year's Common Reading Experience at the University of Kentucky, as well as an extended interview with one of its authors.

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Burmese human rights activist Wai Wai Nu (pronounced wey-wey-new) spoke to a crowd of over 50 at the University of Kentucky Thursday. 

Lucy Stone

A local charity for the blind is wrapping up its eighth annual celebrity readers week. 

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This week, reporter Chase Cavanaugh interviews Lexington's Vice Mayor. 

Scape Landscape/Architecture

Lexington’s Urban County Council approved the preliminary design for a Legacy Trail rest stop around a soon-to-be constructed sewage overflow tank.   

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Student debt was the subject of a talk at the University of Kentucky’s  Singletary Center Thursday night. 

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The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council held a Committee of the Whole Meeting Thursday on raising the city’s minimum wage.

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This week, reporter Chase Cavanaugh interviews Richard Moloney, one of the city's three at-large councilmembers.

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Crowds packed into the Keeneland Entertainment Center Friday for Commerce Lexington’s 29th annual Salute to Small Business.

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The Lexington Fayette Urban County Council approved the final 2016 fiscal year rates for the city’s real estate taxes. 

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