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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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.

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While he wouldn’t come out and say Donald Trump’s name, a leading Kentucky Republican did back his party’s Presidential nominee on Thursday.


The new playground at Jacobson Park in Lexington is open and as Karyn Czar explains, it’s different than most.

Kentucky is sending 60 delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia this week.

The support for police is visible today in Frankfort.  The State Capitol and Governor’s mansion are lit in blue in a show of solidarity for the men and women who work in law enforcement across the state. 


Fayette County Schools Superintendent Many Caulk has released a 52- page plan to improve schools across the district that he says not only identifies areas of improvement, but lays out how changes will be made and who will be held accountable if students or schools fall behind.