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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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.


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.