Media in Lexington, Kentucky

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Lexington's daily circulating newspaper is the Lexington Herald-Leader. College newspapers include The Kentucky Kernel at the University of Kentucky and The Rambler at Transylvania University. The local alt-weekly is ACE Weekly. Business Lexington is a monthly business newspaper. KyForward.com is an online news site. The Chevy Chaser Magazine and the Southsider Magazine are two community publications. The only bilingual Spanish-English newspaper in the Bluegrass region is La Voz de Kentucky.

Lexington is served by the following television stations:

Channel Call sign Network
18.1 WLEX NBC
18.2 WLEX-DT2 MeTV Network
27.1 WKYT CBS
27.2 WKYT-DT2 CW
27.3 WKYT-DT3 Doppler Weather Radar
36.1 WTVQ ABC
36.2 WTVQ-DT2 MyTVQ2/MyNetworkTV
36.3 WTVQ-DT3 Antenna TV
46.1 WKLE KET/PBS
46.2 WKLE-DT2 KET 2/PBS Encore
46.3 WKLE-DT3 KET KY
56.1 WDKY Fox
56.2 WDKY-DT2 GetTV
65.1 WLJC Independent/Religious
67.1 WUPX ION
67.2 WUPX-DT2 Qubo
67.3 WUPX-DT3 Ion Life
67.4 WUPX-DT4 ION Shop (infomercials)
67.5 WUPX-DT5 QVC
67.6 WUPX-DT6 HSN

It also has numerous radio stations:

  • WVLK (News / Talk) - 590 AM
  • WLAP (News/Talk) - 630 AM
  • WCGW (Southern Gospel / Christian Talk Radio) - 770 AM
  • WCBR (Religious Programming) - 1110 AM
  • WMST (Adult Standards / 50s and 60s Oldies) - 1150 AM
  • WLRT (Religious Talk) - 1250 AM
  • WLXG (Sports) - 1300 AM
  • WMJR (Religious Programming / Gospel Music) - 1380 AM
  • WCYN (50s and 60s Oldies) - 1400 AM
  • WYGH (Religious Programming / Gospel Music / WIOK 107.5 FM simulcast) - 1440 AM
  • WWTF (Comedy) - 1580 AM
  • WRFL (Alternative / College Radio) - 88.1 FM
  • WEKU (Public Radio / Classical Music / NPR / PRI) - 88.9 FM
  • WKVO, (Contemporary Christian Music / K-LOVE affiliate) - 89.9 FM "Positive, Encouraging K-Love"
  • WMKY, (Public Radio / NPR) - 90.3 FM
  • WPTJ, (Contemporary Christian Music / Religious Programming) - 90.7 FM "The Wind"
  • WUKY, (Adult Album Alternative / NPR / PRI) - 91.3 FM "NPR Rocks at 91.3" in HD
  • W219DM, (Religious) - 91.7 FM
  • WBVX (Classic Hits) - 92.1 FM "B92"
  • WLXX (Country) - 92.9 FM "92.9 WLXX"
  • WMXL (Adult Hits / Hot AC (Christmas music in November and December)) - 94.5 FM "Mix 94.5" in HD
  • WMJR (Religious) - 94.9 FM (simulcast of WMJR 1380 AM)
  • WVRB (Contemporary Christian Music / K-LOVE affiliate) - 95.3 FM "Positive, Encouraging K-Love"
  • WLXO (Country Oldies) - 96.1 FM "Hank 96.1"
  • WGKS (Adult Contemporary / Soft Rock (Christmas music in December)) - 96.9 FM "Kiss-FM"
  • WBUL (Country) - 98.1 FM "The Bull" in HD
  • WJMM (Religious) - 99.1 FM "Life 99"
  • WKQQ (Rock) - 100.1 FM "100.1 WKQQ" in HD
  • WCYO (Country) - 100.7 FM "100.7 The Coyote"
  • WVLK (News/Talk) - 101.5 FM "News Talk 590" (simulcast of WVLK 590 AM)
  • WKYL (Classical) - 102.1 FM "Classic 102.1"
  • WLTO (Rhythmic Top 40) - 102.5 FM "Hot 102"
  • WXZZ (Active Rock / Alternative Rock) - 103.3 FM "Z-Rock 103"
  • WSTV (Adult Hits / Hot AC; Top-40 at night) - 103.7 FM "Star 103-7"
  • W280DO (Urban / Hip Hop) - 103.9 FM "Wild 103.9"
  • WLKT (Top 40) - 104.5 FM "The Cat" in HD
  • WWRW (60s-80s Oldies / Classic Hits) - 105.5 FM "Rewind 105-5"
  • WNJK (Variety) - 105.9 FM
  • WCDA (Top 40 / Hot AC) - 106.3 FM "Your 106.3"
  • WLFX (Top 40) - 106.7 FM "The Dog"
  • WLAI (Contemporary Christian Music / Air 1 affiliate) - 107.1 FM "The Positive Alternative, Air 1"
  • WBTF (Urban / Hip Hop / R&B) - 107.9 FM "The Beat"