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

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.

Lexington Herald Leader

Within hours of each other, Lexington Police were called to three locations where shots had been fired.  Two of those calls ended with a fatality.

Violations Handed Down In Louisville Sex Scandal

Oct 20, 2016
Associated Press

After an investigation that took nearly a year, the NCAA is charging Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino with failure to monitor former director of basketball operations Andre McGee in connection with a female escort scandal. 

A leading supporter of former University of Louisville President James Ramsey is resigning his seat on the school's foundation board.

Upgrades Coming To Churchill Downs

Oct 19, 2016

Churchill Downs has announced a $16 million project to make upgrades to the second-floor clubhouse at the home of the Kentucky Derby.