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.

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Local/Regional News
8:05 am
Thu December 5, 2013

Kentuckian Offers Advice On Chemical Weapons Abroad

photo courtesy www.cleanhouston.org

A Kentucky activist heads to the Netherlands to give input on the destruction of chemical weapons in Syria.

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Local/Regional News
5:46 pm
Thu November 21, 2013

Education Leaders Decry Diminishing Funding At One Day Summit

Stu Silberman of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence
Credit lanereport.com

Less than two months before the next Legislative Session, education advocates met in Lexington to discuss funding for Kentucky Schools.

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Local/Regional News
4:51 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Lexington's Domestic Partner Benefits Proposal Moving Forward

A unanimous vote Tuesday moved partner benefits for city employees one step closer to reality.

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Local/Regional News
5:16 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Domestic Violence Program Rebrands Itself As Greenhouse17

Greenhouse 17 Executive Director Darlene Thomas
Credit bizlex.com

A community driven and supported advocacy group committed to ending partner abuse has a new name, but the same mission.

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Local/Regional News
2:51 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Capilouto Gets Flu Vaccination, Encourages Others To Follow Suit

UK President Eli Capilouto gets his season flu shot
Credit Rebecca Smith

UK President Eli Capilouto rolled up his sleeve and got his flu shot on Tuesday, encouraging others to follow suit.

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Local/Regional News
5:10 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Keeneland Rolling Out New Phone App Ahead Of Fall Meet

The new Keeneland mobile app
Credit photo provided

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Just in time for the Fall meet Keeneland is introducing a new smartphone App.

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Local/Regional News
11:20 am
Fri September 13, 2013

Farmer Pleads Guilty To Corruption Charges

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Former University of Kentucky basketball star turned politician Richie Farmer has entered a guilty plea to government corruption charges in a deal with prosecutors.

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UK Perspectives
4:58 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Constitution Day

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Associate professor of journalism at the University of Kentucky Buck Ryan discusses Constitution Day.

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Local/Regional News
2:11 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

UK Receives $1 M Rebate Check From KU/LG&E

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Finding ways to make the University of Kentucky more energy efficient has paid off in more ways than one.  Karyn Czar explains.

Three years ago UK spent 25-million dollars to upgrade the energy infrastructure in 61 campus buildings.  Bob Wiseman, UK’s Vice President for Facilities said he knew it would help save money on the electric bill.

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Local/Regional News
11:30 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Council Reverses Itself On Location Of Second Salt Barn

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Urban County Council members have reversed their decision to place a salt storage facility off Winchester and New Circle Roads.  More from Karyn Czar.

The temporary structure was proposed for the former site of the Continental Inn and last month, council approved a lease for that location.  Yesterday, they decided against it.

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