Josh James

Reporter / Webmaster

Josh James fell in love with college radio at Western Kentucky University's student station, New Rock 92 (now known as Revolution 91.7). After working as a DJ and Program Director, he knew he wanted to come home to Lexington and try his hand in public radio.

In 2003, he joined WUKY as a part-time reporter and weekend announcer. He's earned several awards from the Kentucky Associated Press, including Best Radio Documentary in 2005. An avid music fan raised on The Beatles and British Invasion rock, James also enjoyed a stint in the programming department, hosting WUKY's Rock & Roots from 11-1 pm weekdays.  He currently works as a reporter and webmaster for the station. When he's off duty, James enjoys songwriting, philosophy, and kicking back with his cat, Brooklyn.

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UK Perspectives
12:07 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

Music Therapy At UK Health Care

Music Therapy is an integral part of the treatment process at UK Health Care. Heading up the university’s clinical music therapy program is Dr. Lori Gooding. In this conversation she explains how music helps patients heal and tells us about UK’s brand new graduate program in Music Therapy.

More information about the graduate program is available from Dr. Gooding at musictherapy@uky.edu

 

Local/Regional News
4:49 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

United Pilots Pamphlet Blue Grass Airport

LEXINGTON, Ky. - United Airlines pilots stood at the front entrance of Blue Grass Airport Monday, but not to greet travelers or give directions. The pilots were distributing leaflets criticizing United management for giving employees the short shrift and compromising safety by outsourcing jobs.

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Local/Regional News
3:45 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

2nd Sunday Returns To The Blue Grass Airport

2nd Sunday at Blue Grass Airport
lexscene.com

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Blue Grass Airport representatives and city leaders are inviting members of the public to get some exercise in a unique environment next month.

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Local/Regional News
5:10 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

Coach Calipari And Assistants To Receive Raises

LEXINGTON, Ky. - University of Kentucky mens basketball coach John Calipari added an NCAA championship title to his record in April – now he’s adding some dollars to his contract.

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Local/Regional News
3:35 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

6th District Congressional Candidates Talk Money

LEXINGTON, KY. - At an appearance in Lexington this week, Kentucky's 6th District Congressman Ben Chandler said he worries Supreme Court decisions like Citizens United will inject too much money into the upcoming election, especially the presidential race.

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Local/Regional News
2:12 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

Organizers Make Final Preparations For The Governor's Derby Celebration

Derby Day Celebration Tables
governor.ky.gov

FRANKFORT, Ky. - The annual Governor’s Derby Celebration is a long-running tradition and this year organizers say they anticipate ideal weather and a large turnout.

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Local/Regional News
2:15 pm
Wed May 2, 2012

Bryan Station Students Garner Congressional Art Awards

"The Kentucky Catfish" by Gabriel Baczkowski
Josh James

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Normally when a congressman is making the rounds in his home district, it’s a political story. Today it was anything but, as Congressman Ben Chandler congratulated three Bryan Station High School students for taking home Congressional Art awards.

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UK Perspectives
12:35 pm
Wed May 2, 2012

A Conversation with Clay Shields

We conclude our Poetry Month series with a conversation with Clay Shields, a student of Nikky Finney who is pursuing an MA in English Literature at UK.  

Local/Regional News
8:28 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

Council Members Question Golf Spending

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Urban County Council continued debating the merits of the city’s subsidizing of public golf courses Tuesday. City support for the sport has become a hot button issue this budget cycle.

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Local/Regional News
8:21 pm
Tue May 1, 2012

Council Could Allow Address Change Exemptions

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Lexington city government is constantly in the process of revising street numbers in order to create safer and more uniform roadways, but an ordinance being considered by the Urban County Council could allow for some new exceptions.

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