Payden Hinkle

Weather Anchor

Payden joined FOX 56 in June 2022 where he started as an associate producer on the morning show.

After a few months, Payden also began to fill in on our weather team and would report from time to time. In February 2023, he was promoted to weekend weather anchor.

Payden is from the northern Kentucky area and grew up in Kenton County. After attending Northern Kentucky University, he worked in high school athletics where he became the youngest high school athletic director in the state.

Payden always knew he wanted to work in broadcasting, so he began his TV career here in Lexington.

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