People

  • Science reporter

    Originally from Chicago, Aimee moved out west to work in Yellowstone National Park when she was 19, and ended up staying for the next 12 years. She graduated with a PhD in Wildlife Ecology from Utah State University in 2017, where she studied...

  • News Correspondent - Southern Utah

    Chris Holmes holds a Masters of Professional Communication degree from Southern Utah University. While at SUU his work received numerous awards including the 2009 King Foundation Best of Festival Award in the National Broadcast Education...

  • Assistant News Director & Online Managing Editor

    Dani, hailing from Highland, Utah, graduated from Utah State University with a BS in journalism and a minor in art history. The plan was to become an art critic at some exotic area in Europe but then she discovered public radio during an...

  • News Correspondent - Moab

    Originally from Wyoming, Jon Kovash has practiced journalism throughout the intermountain west. He was editor of the student paper at Denver’s Metropolitan College and an early editor at the Aspen Daily News. He served as KOTO...

  • News Director | Host, Morning Edition

    At 14-years-old, Kerry began working as a reporter for KVEL “The Hot One” in Vernal, Utah.  Her radio news interests led her to Logan where she became news director for KBLQ while attending Utah State University.  She graduated USU with a...

  • Freelance reporter

    Kristen is a native East Coaster, but has been rambling around the West for the last decade. She worked as a newspaper reporter in Massachusetts and California before picking up a microphone and reporting for UPR. She recently earned her...

  • Science reporter

    Rhesa Ledbetter, a biochemist by training, is passionate about sharing the wonders of science with others whether it be through writing, radio, or teaching.  

    She discovered her scientific interest many years ago in a high school...