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 AP 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.


Local/Regional News
3:08 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Coal Carbon Capture Project Now Under Way

E.W. Brown Generating Station in Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Credit lanereport.com

Construction of Kentucky’s first carbon capture pilot system has officially begun at a power plant near Harrodsburg.

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Local/Regional News
5:56 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

$3.5M Grant To Fund Early Cancer Prevention

A $3.5M dollar grant from the CDC to the UK Rural Cancer Prevention center will help promote early detection of colorectal cancer in Appalachia.

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Local/Regional News
12:05 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Retaining STEM Students A Challenge

It's no secret that the science, technology, engineering, and mathematical fields can be demanding.

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Local/Regional News
2:45 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

YMCA Launches Swiming Pilot Program

Jessamine County YMCA Pool
Credit Karyn Czar / WUKY

The YMCA of Central Kentucky is launching a pilot program this summer designed to teach young swimmers how to stay safe in and around the water.

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Local/Regional News
8:11 am
Thu May 29, 2014

$428.4 Million Budget Passed By Fayette County School Board

By a vote of four to one, the Fayette County School Board approved a tentative budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Local/Regional News
1:12 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Crushed Corvettes Are A Hot Attraction

The National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green has learned how to turn lemons into lemonade.

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Local/Regional News
2:26 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

St. Joseph's East To Expand Breast Care Equipment, Services

A million dollar renovation and expansion at a Lexington Hospital could mean the difference between life and death for countless patients.

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Local/Regional News
12:41 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

It's Time To Toss Unwanted Meds

Lexington Police, UK and Drug Free Lex are just a few of the sponsors that are bringing Med Toss back for local residents this weekend. 

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Local/Regional News
12:54 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Money Will Be Set Aside For Homeless And Affordable Housing Funds

photo courtesy of Matt Goins and kentucky.com

A council committee has agreed to earmark $3.5 million dollars in the upcoming budget to go toward affordable housing and homeless initiatives. 

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Local/Regional News
5:16 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

School Board Meets To Discuss Budget Shortfall Remedies

Fayette County Schools Superintendent Tom Shelton has offered to take a pay cut to help alleviate a reported $20 M budget shortfall
Credit photo provided

Fayette County School Superintendent Tom Shelton met with school board members Tuesday to discuss the budget shortfall situation.

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