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Record Your Stories with KCPW

KCPW producers will be on hand Friday, November 27th, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. here in our studio and at The

City Creek Center and the Rebirth of Downtown

On this Thanksgiving show, a look at City Creek Center’s role in the re-emergence of Salt Lake City’s urban center. Host Jason

KCPW is Hiring!

Join our mission-oriented team! KCPW is seeking a full-time Underwriting Sales Account Executive to lead the marketing of on-air program underwriting and

Salt Lake’s GREENbike Program Reaches a Major Milestone

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis speaks with Ben Bolte, Founder and Director of GREENbike, about downtown SLC’s growing bike share

Tune in Sunday Evenings for Jazz Time with Steve Williams

KCPW is pleased to be carving out a space for Steve Williams and jazz music in our broadcast schedule. Tune in on Sundays from

Launching the 2015 Winter Market at the Rio Grande Depot (this Saturday!)

The Winter Market at Rio Grande Depot returns for its third year, beginning this Saturday. Today we’ll speak with Alison Einerson, Winter

Pros of the Prop 1 Ballot Initiative with Utah Transportation Coalition Director Abby Albrecht

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis speaks with Abby Albrecht, Director of the Utah Transportation Coaltion about Prop 1. If passed,

SLC Transportation Director Robin Hutchinson on Building the Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s Cities

Today on Downtown SLC, host Jason Mathis speaks with Robin Hutchinson, Transportation Director for Salt Lake City. They discuss Hutchinson’s efforts to

Jill Remington Love on Enterprise SLC and Economic Development

Today on the program host Jason Mathis speaks with Jill Remington Love, Director of Community and Economic Development for Salt Lake City

105.3 is now 105.5

If you’re tuning into 105.3, you’ve noticed something is missing… that’s because we’ve moved a notch up on the radio dial. Our

Make a Statement.

Stand up for KCPW! Your support enables programming that is thoughtful, meaningful, and entertaining. You are the key part of the public

New Weekend Program Schedule

The New Schedule Launched Oct. 12.  With the national cancellations of Wits and  Bob Edwards Weekend, KCPW has made a few changes to its weekend programming.

Clark Planetarium Director Seth Jarvis on Mars, Eclipses, and all things Astronomical

Today on the program, Clark Planetarium Director Seth Jarvis talks to host Jason Mathis about NASA’s Martian water announcement, the recent lunar

Fall Pledge Drive Starts Oct. 1

KCPW Fall Pledge Drive October 1 – 9, 2015 If you caught the recent edition of our daily segment, Christy the Wordsmith, you’ll

Previewing the Tumbleweeds Film Festival (for Kids!)

Today on the show, Patrick Hubley, Artistic Director with the Utah Film Festival and founder of the Tumbleweeds Film Festival. Tumbleweeds runs

Weekend Programming Shuffle

In the next couple of weeks, KCPW will be reshuffling its weekend programming with the recent announcements of two show cancellations. In

UPR Picks Up Behind the Headlines

Behind the Headlines, the weekly reporter news roundtable brought to you by KCPW and the Salt Lake Tribune, now has a wider

Previewing the Downtown Dine O’Round

Today on Downtown SLC a look at the Salt Lake Dine O’Round, which features 50 restaurants offering $5 or $10 lunches, as

SLC Urban Designer Molly Robinson on the Downtown Master Plan

The Downtown Master Plan was unanimously approved by the Salt Lake Planning Commission last week. Today on Downtown SLC host Jason Mathis

Growing the Tuesday Evening Farmers Market

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis is joined by Kim Angeli Selin, Senior Director of Events and Programs at the Downtown

UMOCA’s Kristen Anderson and Guests Highlight Museum’s Offerings

Today on the program UMOCA Executive Director Kristen Anderson guest-hosts the show and speaks with local artist Gary Vlasic and UMOCA Curator

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market’s Big Impact on SLC

Michael Mack, VP of Services at Visit Salt Lake, joins host Jason Mathis to discuss the impact that the Outdoor Retailer shows

Taking Back the Rio Grand Neighborhood

Today, Acting Salt Lake City Police Chief Mike Brown, and Spy Hop Executive Director Kasandra VerBrugghen join host Jason Mathis to talk

Days of 47 Rodeo Brings more than Just Rodeo

Today on the program, host Jason Mathis interviews Kem Gardner of the Days of 47 Rodeo. There’s more to this celebration of

2015 Summer Listener Feedback

We love to hear from you. Compliments and criticisms alike are valued and appreciated – a bellweather of sorts, offering a better

Thank You!

Thanks to the contributions of our listeners, and thanks to three anonymous matching grants, as well as a challenge grant from the

The State of Downtown

Today on the show, host Jason Mathis gets a preview of the upcoming State of Downtown event with Jesse Dean, Director of

Prosecutors ask feds to take over Swallow, Shurltleff cases, Republicans donate to Lyman’s defense, how ACA ruling affects Healthy Utah

Local prosecutors have asked federal investigators to take over the cases against former Utah Attorneys General John Swallow and Mark Shurtleff. Utah

2015 Utah Arts Fest Preview

Today on Downtown SLC, a preview of the 39th annual Utah Arts Festival with Lisa Sewell, Executive Director of the festival. Some

2015 Pride Festival, Parade, and Events Preview

Today on Downtown SLC, we feature a conversation with Mathew Landis, Talent Director for the Utah Pride Festival, and with Sarah Luks-Morgan,