People

  • News Correspondent - Southern Utah

    Chris Holmes will soon graduate with a Masters of Professional Communication 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...

  • 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...

  • Reporter / Host

    Jennifer Pemberton reports on community and the environment for Utah Public Radio. She also hosts the monthly program, The Source, and can sometimes be heard hosting Morning Edition...

  • 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...

  • Meteorologist, Utah Climate Center
  • 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...

  • Meteorologist, Utah Climate Center

    Martin grew up observing the natural wonders surrounding Cache Valley. After graduating from Logan High School, Martin enrolled in the Atmospheric Sciences program at the University of Utah, graduating in May 2010. Martin has been working...

  • 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...

  • Meteorologist, Utah Climate Center

    Robert Davies is a Utah-trained physicist and educator. Arriving at Utah State University in 1991, Rob studied upper atmospheric physics and electrical interactions between spacecraft and the near-Earth space environment. He has worked for NASA...

  • Meteorologist, Utah Climate Center

    Robert Gillies is the Director of the Utah Climate Center and the State Climatologist.