Author Archive

What’s Behind the Coworking Phenomenon in Salt Lake City?

Today on the show, we’re looking at coworking – an up-and-coming international trend that brings people of diverse backgrounds together to work

Now Hiring: Major Gifts Officer

KCPW is looking for a Major Gifts Officer to assist a growing team working on bringing revenue back to historic levels. Your

Bringing a Giant Disco Ball to the Skyline for Eve Celebration

Today on the program, we discuss the Kickstartercampaign to bring the largest disco ball in America to the sky above Salt Lake

Now Hiring: Underwriting Sales Associate

KCPW is looking for an Underwriting Sales Associate to assist a growing team working on bringing revenue back to historic levels. Your

Launch of the 2014 Winter Market at the Rio Grande Depot

The Winter Market at Rio Grande Depot is back! Today we’ll speak with Alison Einerson, Winter Market Manager, to hear about how

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 54 (10/23/14)

This week, Natalie tries to bring Greg to the productive middle, Utah is ranked the worst state for women in the country,

Clark Planetarium’s Seth Jarvis Discusses the Partial Solar Eclipse

On Thursday afternoon (October 23, 2014) a partial solar eclipse is occurring in much of North America. We’ll learn about safely viewing

KCPW Open House

Join us Saturday, October 25 from 11-1 to take a tour, learn about the station, and meet KCPW staff, board members, and

10/16/2014 – Utah House District 43

Democrat Diane Lewis and Republican Earl Tanner debate on October 16, 2014, at the Tanner Building in West Jordan, Utah. Lewis and

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 53 (10/16/14)

Fmr. Lt. Gov. Greg Bell is our special guest centrist, and he gives his take on his old boss’s Healthy Utah plan.

The Role that Design Plays in Shaping the City

This week we discuss Design Week in the city. We’re joined by Jesse Dean, Director of Urban Development at the Downtown Alliance,

10/14/2014 – Utah House District 44

Democrat Christine Passey and Republican Bruce Cutler meet for a debate on October 14, 2014, at Staybridge Suites in Midvale, Utah. Passey

10/14/2014 – Utah’s Fourth Congressional District Race

Full audio of a debate from October 14, 2014, between two candidates for Utah’s Fourth Congressional District: Republican Mia Love and Democrat Doug

Babs De Lay of Urban Utah Homes and Estates on Living and Working Downtown

One of the trends shaping our downtown: people making the choice to live and work in the urban core. We’re joined by

10/09/2014 – Utah State Senate District 4

Democrat Jani Iwamoto and Republican Sabrina Petersen debate on October 9, 2014 at Holladay City Hall’s Big Cottonwood Room. Iwamoto and Petersen

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 52 (10/9/14)

We’re in the heart of college football season—and the gang isn’t above a little trash talking. Plus, an airing of grievances on

10/07/2014 – Utah’s Third Congressional District Race

Full audio of a debate from October 7, 2014, between two candidates for Utah’s Third Congressional District: Republican incumbent, Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Democratic

The Rundown: The Utah Nuisances of Distracted Driving and Bark Beetles

Today on the show, we review Utah’s distracted driving laws and revisit a Utah ski resort’s big problem with little bugs. All

The Rundown: Investigator David Fast on Protecting Utah Seniors from Fraud

Today, KCPW’s Ross Chambless speaks to David Fast, lead investigator for Utah’s Adult Protective Services. Studies show that aging adults lose more

Behind the Headlines: Cop cleared in Dillon Taylor shooting, AG candidates wrangle over same-sex marriage case (10/3/14)

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill says the officer-involved shooting of Dillon Taylor was justified. Incumbent Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes

The Rundown: Robert Grow & Christie Oostema Try to “Envision Utah” As Its Population Expands

An ever-delicate balance between Utah’s pristine open spaces and its growing population is a major consideration for planners along the Wasatch Front.

10/1/2014 – Utah Attorney General Special Election Race

Full audio of the Wednesday, October 1, 2014, debate between Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes (R) and challenger Charles Stormont (D). This

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 51 (10/2/14)

Greg Hughes is back, and so is Mitt Romney! Mitt will be making Utah his permanent home, so what does that mean

The Rundown: Ted Bunch of “A Call To Men” (Part 2)

Today, we have the second part of Roger’s interview with Ted Bunch, the co-founder and co-director of A Call To Men. (We

The Rundown: Ted Bunch Makes “A Call To Men” to Respect Women (Part 1)

In the first of a two-part interview, KCPW’s Roger McDonough sits down with Ted Bunch, co-founder and co-director of A Call To

The Rundown: Anthropologist Polly Wiessner on Fire’s Cultural Role in Human Development

University of Utah anthropologist Polly Wiessner’s new study suggests ancient humans may have been culturally and socially influenced by the glow of firelight.

The Rundown: Author Richard Heinberg and Coming to Terms with “Our New Economic Reality”

On today’s episode, KCPW’s Roger McDonough talks to Richard Heinberg, author of The End of Growth: Adapting to Our New Economic Reality. That

09/25/2014 – Utah’s Second Congressional District Race

Full audio of a debate from September 25, 2014, between two candidates for Utah’s Second Congressional District: Republican incumbent, Rep. Chris Stewart and

What the Zoo, Arts, and Parks Tax does for Salt Lake City and County

The SL County Zoo Arts and Parks program began in 1996 and requires renewal by voters. Today on the show we’ll hear

Both Sides of the Aisle – Episode 50 (9/25/14)

Listen to 49 episodes of Both Sides of the Aisle, and you get the 50th Greg-free! In lieu of their conservative voice,