Garrett Wymer

Weekend Anchor

Weekend anchor Garrett Wymer joined the WDKY/ WKYT news team in September 2014 as a multimedia journalist. He came to us from WHSV in Harrisonburg, Va. where he was a multimedia reporter. He also filled in as a producer, anchor and sports reporter/anchor. At WHSV he covered everything from state politics, to local news, to stories that got national attention. He began anchoring our weekend newscasts in August 2019.

Garrett is originally from West Virginia, but his heart is here in the Bluegrass. He graduated from the University of Kentucky and loves being right in the center of Big Blue Nation.

Garrett studied journalism and political science at UK, where he won four AP awards for his work with the UK Student News Network and WRFLFM. He loves baseball, reading and politics. He also loves being outside unless it’s winter.

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