Host Nick Burns talks about the 10th Annual Governor’s Native American Summit with Shirlee Silversmith, Director of the Utah Division of Indian Affairs, and Ken Sekaquaptewa, director of the Native American Initiative at Utah Valley University.
Later in the program, RadioActive producer Lara Jones brings you a conversation about clearing the air with Breathe Utah Policy Director Erin Mendenhall.
Host Nick Burns talks to to people actively working to clear the air we breathe on this edition of RadioActive, originally broadcast July 12, 2015. Tune in every Sunday at 6 p.m. for a fresh edition of RadioActive on your community connection, 90.9fm KRCL.
Producer: Lara Jones
In the wake of the landmark Supreme Court ruling affirming same-sex marriage, RadioActive host Nick Burns talks with several guests about the past, present and future of LGBTQ civil rights.
Host Nick Burns talks about water wasters and wasted lives in this edition of RadioActive, originally broadcast Sunday, June 28, 2015
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Tune in your community connection, 90.9fm KRCL, every Sunday at 6 p.m. for a fresh edition of RadioActive. To suggest a guest or topic, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Producer: Lara Jones
RadioActive host Nick Burns brings you a sneak peek of the 2015 edition of Saturday’s Voyeur, the annual raucous and riotous musical comedy from Salt Lake Acting Co. that skewers Utah’s peculiarities. The show runs June 24-August 30. Ticket info here. Guests include director/choreographer Cynthia Fleming, actor/musician Dave Evanoff, and a cast of characters.
Fair warning, the following program IS NOT suitable for all audiences. It contains suggestive and definitely outrageous songs and scenes from the 37th annual production of Saturday’s Voyeur. Parental guidance most certainly is advised.
This show was produced by Lara Jones, with special assistance from audio engineer Rowan Stigner of Spy Hop.
In this edition of RadioActive, host Nick Burns talks with Giuilana Serena of The Bee, a lovingly competitive storytelling event in Salt Lake City. Serena shares clips from the April Bee—Dirt: Stories of Scandal and Soil—and previews the next three events:
In the second half of the show, RadioActive producer and KRCL Community Content Manager Lara Jones catches up with Dallas Graham of the Red Fred Project. He’s helping children with critical illnesses create books to share their stories with the world. One of them is about to be adapted for the stage.
Full stories from The Bee: If you liked the clips you heard in this edition of RadioActive, then check out the full stories from April Bee winner Jennica Davis and fellow storyteller Justice Morath below.
Listen for RadioActive every Sunday at 6 p.m. on your community connection, 90.9fm KRCL.
In this edition of RadioActive, host Nick Burns talks with dreamers who are doing—specifically, local business owners who have turned a passion into something more than a financial return.
Guests: Filmmakers Holly Tuckett and Kendal Wilcox talk about their work documenting the landmark same-sex marriage lawsuit Kitchen v. Herbert, as well as a new website/oral history project to document the stories of Utah’s LGBTQ community. To share your story with them, visit utahlgbtqstories.org.
Guests: Several social entrepreneurs talk about their businesses and what it takes to get started, especially when the bottom line helps to improve the community.
Robert Bell, co-founder and president of Sustainable Startups, which is committed to helping entrepreneurs and startups wanting make a difference in Salt Lake. From 5:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, the business incubator will host Entrepreneurship 4 All: Transforming Thinkers into Doers at Church & State, 370 S. 300 E., Salt Lake City. Want to go? Register here. For the first 5 listeners who use the promo code KRCL, your registration fee will be waived. If those are gone by the time you decide to sign up, use the promo code sustainable to save 50% off the $10 ticket price—if you promise to walk, bike or take public transit to the event.
Priyanka Bakaya, CEO and co-founder of PK Clean, a company that wants to turn landfill waste into fuel. The startup company collects low-grade plastics from municipal recyclers in Salt Lake, turning out a diesel fuel. In addition to expanding nationally, Bakaya hopes to take the technology to developing countries and help waste pickers retain a bigger share of the revenue stream from their work.
Jason Utgaard, creator of The Spotted Door, a Salt Lake City-based company that believes “everything can and should be made of recycled materials.” From reclaimed furniture to decorative accessories, jewelry to glassware, wallets and toys, every item on the website is made from at least 50-percent recycled materials.
In the final edition of RadioActive hosted by the Loud & Clear kids from spyhop’s Youth Media Matters program, get the lowdown on tech with hosts Logan and Philip:
Loud and Clear Youth Radio DJs Madi and Chandler chat with:
… about ways in which teachers should accommodate unique learning styles. They also discuss learning disabilities and some of the challenges students face when they are struggling in traditional school settings.
Producer: Shannalee Otanez
Executive Producer: Lara Jones
Throughout the month of May, RadioActive is hosted by SpyHop’s Loud & Clear Youth Radio.
Sunday, May 10, 2015: Loud and Clear Youth Radio host Zac Tipton sits down with Representative Rebecca Chavez-Houck (D-24, Salt Lake City) and Debra Daniels, Director of Women’s Resource Center and Assistant VP for Women’s Enrollment Initiatives at the University of Utah, to discuss the challenges women of color face when pursuing leadership roles in the community. They talk about racism, the importance of mentorship, and ways in which other women of color may achieve their personal and professional goals.