Chase Cavanaugh


Chase Cavanaugh first got on the air as a volunteer reader for Central Kentucky Radio Eye, a local news service for the visually impaired.  He began reporting for WUKY in February 2012, after receiving his Master’s degree from the University of Kentucky’s Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce. 

Cavanaugh’s interest in politics, economics, and foreign affairs has deep roots.  He grew up in a Foreign Service family living around the world, received his Bachelor’s degree in political science from Notre Dame, studied French at Middlebury, and spent a year in Paris at Sciences Po. 

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Former Louisville Metro Councilman Hal Heiner threw his hat into the Kentucky governor’s race today at Lexington’s Star Manufacturing. 

An equine library will hold a major book sale starting Thursday.  WUKY’s Chase Cavanaugh has more.

A local child advocacy group is holding a Mardi Gras themed fundraiser Friday night.   Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has the details.

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The University of Kentucky celebrated cultural diversity with a feast.  Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has the details.

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A University of Kentucky professor asserts that the U-S Air Force should be abolished.

A prominent politician and statesman visited the University of Kentucky Thursday.

Former U.S. ambassador to China and Singapore, Utah governor, and presidential candidate Jon Huntsman will be giving a lecture at Memorial Hall on February 20th at 7:30 PM. 

LEXINGTON, Ky-  This weekend marks the sesquicentennial  of the Civil War Battle of Richmond in Madison County.  The Battle of Richmond Association is commemorating the event with a series of reenactments Saturday and Sunday.  WUKY Student Reporter Chase Cavanaugh has details.

The University of Kentucky held the second Annual Kick Butts Day on Tuesday.   WUKY student reporter Chase Cavanaugh stopped by the Student Center Commons and filed this report.