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 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.


Tuesday afternoon, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray laid out his budget plan for the upcoming fiscal year. 

Republican Budget Would Restore Some Cuts

Mar 15, 2016

Here's the latest on the Kentucky House of Representatives' attempts to pass a budget (all times local):

In 2014 there were more than a thousand drug overdose deaths in the state of Kentucky, a statistic that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell calls “devastating.” 


Shortly after announcing he was suspending his presidential campaign Kentucky U-S Senator Rand Paul spoke exclusively to WUKY's Karyn Czar.