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 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.

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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.