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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On Tuesday city leaders, first responders and health officials gathered in Lexington to prepare the city for the Coronavirus. More from Karyn Czar.

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Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton gave her State of the City address on Tuesday. As WUKY’s Karyn Czar reports, the Mayor outlined the successes of her first year in office and plans as we venture into 2020.

Kentucky's Rupp Arena Rebranded In Naming Rights Deal

Jan 16, 2020
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Kentucky's Rupp Arena is getting a new name. The home court of Kentucky's men's basketball team. The 44-year-old home of the Wildcats will be called Rupp Arena at Central Bank Center,  Under the 14-year rights agreement with the Lexington-area bank the university's marketing partner will be paid $1.5 annually.   Karyn Czar has details.

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A new program using the latest technology to educate and hopefully prevent teens from using opioids and other drugs is ready to launch in Lexington. More from WUKY’s Karyn Czar.

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The celebration is under way in Frankfort as Kentucky officially inaugurates its new governor Democrat Andy Beshear and his Lieutenant Governor Jaqueline Coleman.  Karyn Czar reports.


The nation’s leading Thoroughbred racing organizations have formed an industry-led effort to make the sport safer. More from WUKY’s Karyn Czar.

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If you're itching to take a Kentucky Adventure Karyn Czar takes you to Eckerts Family Farm in Versailles for Fall Family Fun.  Eckerts recently was named one of the South's best orchards by Southern Living Magazine.


The new accessible playground at Shillito Park in Lexington is officially open. More from WUKY’s Karyn Czar.

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A Lexington park is getting a new playground and they need your help.  Karyn Czar has details.

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The city of Lexington is pausing to join the nation in remembering the victims and the heroes of the 9/11 Terror Attacks which took place 18 years ago today.  A Wreath Hanging ceremony took place earlier this morning at the Fallen Police and Fire Memorials in Phoenix Park.  WUKY's Karyn Czar reports.