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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Breaking
10:36 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law

The Supreme Court has upheld the individual mandate, keeping the core of the Affordable Care Act intact. Click here for the latest. The full text of the decision can be found here.

Local/Regional News
3:34 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

State Auditor Holds Town Hall In Lexington

State Auditor Adam Edelen

LEXINGTON, Ky. - State Auditor Adam Edelen continues making the rounds in the state, meeting with special taxing district representatives in each of Kentucky’s Development Districts. Tuesday Edelen conducted a town hall in Lexington. 

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Local/Regional News
4:32 pm
Mon June 25, 2012

UK President Delivers Budget Message Via YouTube

Portrait of UK President Dr. Eli Capilouto
uky.edu

LEXINGTON, Ky. - In a video message posted to YouTube Monday, University of Kentucky president Eli Capilouto seeks to clarify the rationale behind this year’s difficult budget decisions.

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Support
10:57 am
Mon June 25, 2012

With Your Support WUKY Can Finish The Fiscal Year In The Black

WUKY is coming to the end of our fiscal year and we've almost reached our membership goal. We're just $10,000 away. Pledge your support by June 30th here!

Local/Regional News
3:31 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Community Action Council Announces Poverty Forum Keynote

LEXINGTON, Ky. - TV and radio host Tavis Smiley will be the featured speaker at the upcoming Poverty Forum in Lexington.

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Local/Regional News
3:26 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Urban County Council Passes Budget

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Lexington’s Urban County Council has given its final approval to the fiscal year 2013 budget. 

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Politics
2:07 pm
Fri June 22, 2012

Up-To-The-Minute Coverage Of The Supreme Court's Healthcare Decision

Stay current with the latest news from the Supreme Court from NPR.

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Local/Regional News
4:13 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

President Obama And Senator McConnell Trade Swipes Over Student Loans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - With slightly more than a week before student loan rates double for millions on July 1st, President Obama is pushing Congress to act – and his opponents are responding. 

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Local/Regional News
3:59 pm
Wed June 20, 2012

Fayette County Health Department To Offer Free HIV Testing

LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Fayette County Health Department is gearing up for National HIV Testing Day next Wednesday, June 27th. 

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