The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour is a weekly program featuring forums on local, national, and international issues important to people living in Utah. The program airs every Wednesday morning at 10 AM,and Saturdays at 9 AM.
Hosted by Producer Ross Chambless, the program highlights and contextualizes the many forums of engaging speakers and panelists hosted by the Hinckley Institute of Politics every fall and spring semester at the University of Utah. Speakers include local, national, and international politicians, ambassadors, lobbyists, activists, and academics.
The Hinckley Institute of Politics was founded with a mission to engage students in governmental, civic, and political processes; promote a better understanding and appreciation of politics; and train ethical and visionary students for public service. Most Hinckley Forums are held in Orson Spencer Hall, Room 255, on the University of Utah campus, and are free and open to the public.
Ross Chambless has reported and produced stories for public radio on political, environmental, and science related issues in Utah since 2001.
Tune in Wednesdays at 10:00 AM and Saturdays at 9:00 AM on KCPW, 88.3 and 105.5 FM.
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The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: October 19 ~ 22, 2016) – The Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and the Hinckley Institute of Politics recently co-hosted two separate conversations with both candidates for Salt Lake County Mayor: incumbent Democratic mayor Ben McAdams, and Republican challenger Dave Robinson. These discussions were recorded on October 10, […]
The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: October 12 ~ 15, 2016) – The Hinckley Institute of Politics recently hosted a forum about the intersection of politics and values held by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah. Specifically, how Utah state legislators balance their faith with politics, and their elected duties. […]
The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: October 5 ~ 8, 2016) – On Tuesday this week the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute and the Hinckley Institute of Politics co-hosted two separate conversations with both candidates for Utah’s governor: incumbent Republican Governor Gary Herbert, and Democratic challenger Michael Weinholtz. These discussions were part of the […]
The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 28 ~ October 1, 2016) – Recently the Hinckley Institute hosted its annual Constitution Day forum and the discussion was about the realities of doing legal work in Utah from the position of a judge or lawyer. The participants in the discussion were: Judge Michele Christiansen, with […]
The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Air date: September 21~24, 2016) – No one knows political polling more than Dan Jones. He’s the founder of the market research and public opinion firm Dan Jones and Associates. Last week Prof. Dan Jones and Jason Perry, Director of the Hinckley Institute of Politics, discussed the ins and outs […]