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

Karyn Czar

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin and Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles arrived at Blue Grass Stockyards mid-morning Monday.  Saturday's fire destroyed seven acres of the stockyards operated by the Blue Grass Livestock Marketing Group. No one was injured. The flames also consumed several nearby businesses. Karyn Czar reports from the scene.

Wednesday afternoon Dr. Eli Capilouto, President of the University of Kentucky sent out the following letter to students, faculty, staff and parents in response to Governor Matt Bevin's Budget Address.


Lexington Mayor Jim Gray's name will be on the ballot in the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate race.  Today was the deadline to file and Gray was  in Frankfort turning in the paperwork this morning.

Office of Lexington Mayor

Pensions, Public Safety, Development and the economy were just a few of the topics covered by Lexington Mayor Jim Gray  in his 2016 State of the City address on Tuesday.   Karyn Czar reports.

U.S. Senate

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made stops across Central Kentucky Wednesday, meeting with Governor Matt Bevin in Frankfort as well as constituents here in Lexington.  Karyn Czar has more.


The Kentucky Wildcats and Duke Blue Devils will battle it out on the court tonight in the Champions Classic. 

Ashland Incorporated

When it's completed in February of 2017, the new Valvoline Global Headquarters will be more than 162,000 square feet and house roughly 600 employees.

Office of Kentucky Governor

Open enrollment on the state’s insurance exchange Kynect is underway and hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians are choosing their health benefits plans.  Karyn Czar has more on the possibility that it won’t be running once the new administration takes over in Frankfort.

Josh James / WUKY

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