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 at 10 AM and Saturday at 9 AM.

Hosted by Anthony Scoma, the program highlights and contextualizes the forums presented 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.

Hinckley Caucus RoomThe 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.

Hinckley Forums are held at the University of Utah in the Hinckley Caucus Room (located in Gardner Commons in the Hinckley Offices, Room 2018). They are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Tune in Wednesdays at 10:00 AM and Saturdays at 9:00 AM on KCPW, 88.3 FM.

Informed Decisions 2020: COVID-19 and the Utah Economy

The Hinckley Insitute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we air an Informed Decisions 2020 panel on COVID-19, its economic impact and how Utah can recover from what many are calling the pandemic recession. According to data from the U.S. Labor Department, from August to September Utah’s unemployment rate rose from 4.1 to 5 […]

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Informed Decisions 2020: Candidate Conversations — Utah’s 4th Congressional District

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we are airing a candidate conversation with the major party nominees running to represent Utah’s 4th U.S. Congressional District—Democratic incumbent Rep. Ben McAdams and Republican challenger Burgess Owens. This week’s conversation is part of Informed Decisions 2020, a collaboration between the Hinckley Institute of […]

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Informed Decisions 2020: Funding Public Education in Utah

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we air an Informed Decisions 2020 panel on how Utah funds public education and the constitutional amendment, S.J.R. 9 (Amendment G), going before Utah voters on the November ballot. Earlier this year, Utah legislators passed H.B. 357, which promised education funding to match inflation […]

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Informed Decisions 2020: Candidate Conversations — Utah’s Second Congressional District

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we are airing a candidate conversation with the major party nominees running to represent Utah’s 2nd U.S. Congressional District—Democratic challenger Kael Weston and Republican incumbent Rep. Chris Stewart. This week’s conversation is part of Informed Decisions 2020, a collaboration between the Hinckley Institute of Politics […]

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Informed Decisions 2020: Candidate Conversation’s — Utah Governor’s Race

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, we are airing a candidate conversation with the major party nominees running to be Utah’s next governor—Democratic nominee and University of Utah law professor Chris Peterson and Republican nominee Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox. Today’s conversation is part of Informed Decisions 2020, a collaboration between […]

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