WUKY News Captures Six Associated Press Awards

Apr 15, 2018

91.3 WUKY took home six honors at the most recent Kentucky Associated Press Broadcasters Awards.

WUKY Anchor/Reporter Karyn Czar won first place in the Best Short Light News Feature category for her coverage of the University of Kentucky’s first Honor Flight to Washington, D.C, and a second place award for Best Radio Reporter. 

WUKY Horse Capital Reporter Samantha Lederman won first place in Best Sports Feature for “Meet the Horse and Rider Shaking Up Dressage.”   

WUKY Reporter Josh James won first place in Best Enterprise Reporting for “Reopening the Constitution: Panacea or Pandora’s Box?”   

The WUKY News Staff took top honors in Best Continuing Coverage for “Lexington’s Confederate Statue Controversy” and for Best Short Newscast.   “This is a testament to the hard work, and dedication of our talented news staff,” said WUKY News Director Alan Lytle.  “I’m especially gratified that our work continues to be honored by our broadcasting peers.”  “Under Alan Lytle’s direction, WUKY News has dominated the Kentucky AP Awards for well over a decade. 2018 is clearly no exception,” added WUKY General Manager Tom Godell.   

The awards were handed out Saturday April 14th at a ceremony at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.