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.

Ways to Connect

UK Healthcare

Medical researchers at The University of Kentucky will be studying the link between obesity and cancer, thanks to an $11.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Associated Press

As Republicans in Congress prepare to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, Kentucky's current governor and his predecessor are wrestling over the law's legacy -- and both sides claim the state as a case study of the law's impact.

Former Derby, Preakness Winner Charismatic Dies

Feb 20, 2017
Paulick Report

Former Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Charismatic has died at a thoroughbred retirement farm in Kentucky.  Old Friends farm says the chestnut horse that won the first two legs of the Triple Crown in 1999 was found dead in his stall Sunday.  Karyn Czar reports from the farm.

Diving experts with the Lexington Fire Department are helping search for a missing woman in a Bourbon County creek. Kentucky State Police confirm that the search is in connection with the disappearance of 53-year old Tina Johnson.

More than six million Americans will hop onto an airplane to get to their holiday destinations. The week leading up to Christmas is one of the busiest travel times of the year according to AAA. But winter storms in some parts of the country are already putting a damper on travel plans.

Fort Campbell is holding a memorial service for 248 soldiers who were killed 31 years ago in a plane crash.

Two University of Louisville football players and a school cheerleader were reportedly shot early Sunday morning while they were at an off-campus party to celebrate U of L Quarterback Lamar Jackson’s Heisman win.

Boone County has agreed to a $3.5 million settlement with the family and passengers of a teenager who was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy.

Matt Goins @ kentucky.com

The investigation is ongoing. That’s the word from the city’s mayor about allegations of a racially motivated assault in downtown Lexington earlier this month.


School officials address safety concerns and changes that will be made at Fayette County’s public high schools after weapons were found on students at Tates Creek High School.