People

  • Arts Reporter

    After a year-long performing stint in Milan, Italy, Ali  graduated with a Bachelor's of Music in Piano Performance at Utah State University in May 2014.

    Forever a closet poet and journal writer, she decided to take the plunge and explore...

  • Webmaster | Social Media Manager | Reporter

    April worked first as an intern for UPR, before graduating from Utah State University with a B.S. in Print Journalism. Now she manages all things web and social, while reporting on current events from time to time. She's a crochet, warm tea and...

  • 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...

  • 5:30 News Co-host / Reporter

    After graduating with a B.S. in Anthropology from the University of Utah, Elaine developed a love of radio while working long hours in remote parts of Utah as an archaeological field technician. She eventually started interning for the radio...

  • Reporter / Commentator

    Jennifer Pemberton produces a monthly commentary series called Radio Calendar for UPR and can sometimes be heard hosting Morning Edition or anchoring the 5:30 Utah News. She produced our special series...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Reporter

    Roger McDonough was born and raised in Salt Lake City, but has lived in Argentina, Bolivia, Virginia, New Jersey and Southern California. He holds an MA in Public Policy and Development Management from Georgetown University, a parallel degree...

  • Ryan began reporting for UPR in the fall of 2012. He is a graduate of Utah State University with a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies.

    Ryan is originally from Indiana, but he now lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • Program Producer, Science Questions

    Sheri Quinn has been doing science radio for the past twelve years. She started the very first science radio program in Utah in 1999, and since has produced multiple national and international broadcasts, including producing an audio series on...

  • Program Producer, Science Questions

    Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Suzi Montgomery has been in Salt Lake city since 1993. She holds a Bachelor's in Anthropology and a Master's in French Literature & Teaching and is currently an educator and the Senior Producer of SQ Radio...

  • Reporter

    Taylor Halversen is a reporter, engineer and occasional co-host for UPR news. She recently graduated summa cum laude from Utah State University with bachelor’s degrees in Communication Studies and Liberal Arts, and worked for UPR as a reporting...