Karyn Czar

Morning News Anchor / Reporter

Karyn Czar joined the WUKY News team July 1, 2013, but she's no stranger to radio.

As a news anchor and reporter for Clear Channel until they closed their Lexington news bureau in April 2009, she has over 15 years of radio experience and has taken home numerous Associated Press and Edward R. Murrow awards including best reporter, best continuing coverage, best spot news, best newscast and best use of sound.

You can hear her weekday mornings during Morning Edition.

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Lexington Herald Leader

Within hours of each other, Lexington Police were called to three locations where shots had been fired.  Two of those calls ended with a fatality.

Violations Handed Down In Louisville Sex Scandal

Oct 20, 2016
Associated Press

After an investigation that took nearly a year, the NCAA is charging Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino with failure to monitor former director of basketball operations Andre McGee in connection with a female escort scandal. 

A leading supporter of former University of Louisville President James Ramsey is resigning his seat on the school's foundation board.

Upgrades Coming To Churchill Downs

Oct 19, 2016

Churchill Downs has announced a $16 million project to make upgrades to the second-floor clubhouse at the home of the Kentucky Derby.

Visitation for Trinity Gay will be held this Saturday from 9:00 am until noon at Southland Christian Church on Harrodsburg Road and her funeral will immediately follow.

The track at Lafayette High School was covered in pink and purple, the favorite colors of 15-year old Trinity Gay. The daughter of Olympian Tyson Gay was killed when she got caught in the crossfire of a shootout outside a Lexington restaurant Sunday morning.

Lexington Government Communications.

Lexington’s emergency services just became more efficient Thursday with the opening of the new Public Safety Operations Center.  Karyn Czar reports.

A high school principal in Lexington has apologized after a teacher handed out an assignment asking students to share their thoughts about the N-word.

Help is needed this coming Saturday across Kentucky - the date for the annual one-day fundraiser that benefits the state's network of 15 domestic-violence shelters.

UK Now

The University of Kentucky says undergraduate science education on its campus will get a boost from a $10 million gift.  The state's flagship university announced Tuesday that $8 million of the gift from The Don Jacobs Sr. Charitable Foundation will go toward the new science building on the Lexington campus. The structure will be named the Don & Cathy Jacobs Science Building.