Lexington Anchor Returns to 10 O’Clock

By Andrew Gauthier 

Lexington Herald-Leader

A familiar face returns this week to the Fox-56 10 o’clock News.

Jennifer Palumbo will once again co-anchor the news with Marvin Bartlett, returning to the position she held from 1997 to 2002.


Since 2007, Palumbo has been on the Fox-56 Morning Edition at 7 a.m. She was lured back by WDKY for the show after leaving television in 2005 to spend more time with her family.

“I have loved everything about the morning show except for the 4:30 a.m. alarm going off,” she said last week. “I have never been a morning person, and never will be, so the night shift is better suited for me.”

Palumbo has been working part-time, which allows her to spend time with her husband and two children, ages 3 and 4.

“With TV … there are no family-friendly shifts, but by working part-time, I’ve been able to strike a balance because at the end of the day, my family will always come first,” she said. More…