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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Josh James / WUKY

The latest on Kentucky's general election, including the nation's most competitive campaign for governor.


After more than a year of planning, the 2015 Breeders' Cup Championships have taken over Keeneland racecourse.  WUKY's Karyn Czar is with the multitude of fans enjoying racing's biggest two days.

Karyn Czar / WUKY

A rally was held today on the Capitol steps in Frankfort for those who want to keep the statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in the rotunda.

Office of the Governor

Since same-sex marriage became the law of the land a little over a week ago, some county clerks in Kentucky are still refusing to issue marriage licenses.  WUKY’s Karyn Czar spoke with Governor Steve Beshear about the hold outs at the same time a rally supporting one of those clerks was taking place.

John Blacktop

Authorities say three separate fires gutted two homes in Lexington and damaged a duplex within 70 minutes as storms rolled through the area Tuesday.

Officials in Middlesboro have given preliminary approval to a citywide smoking ban.

Water shortages continue in eastern Kentucky and the National Guard is stepping in to help.

More than 40 thousand households in 18 counties are without water today.

The Compassion Caravan is set to hit the streets of Lexington tonight, looking for anyone who needs shelter as temperatures fall into the teens. 

More people are bringing banned items in their carry-on luggage because they don't want to pay to check their bags.  That means longer delays for you.