Jennifer Steele Christensen produces Utah Cares for Utah Public Radio. A longtime journalist-turned-social-worker, she has written for newspapers and magazines throughout Utah, Las Vegas and Arizona, her work earning seven Utah Press Association awards. Jennifer has a master’s degree in social work from Utah State University and loves helping Utah’s nonprofit voices share their stories. She is the busy mother of five children.
Utah Public Radio partners with the Utah Nonprofits Association and KCPW to produce short radio spots demonstrating the positive impacts of local nonprofit organizations. This exciting effort is designed to help increase the visibility of nonprofits across the state and to inspire people to give generously to area charitable organizations and community groups that are so essential to the health and well-being of our state.
Utah Cares airs in February, June, September and December of each year, with eight nonprofit organizations being featured each round. Organizations that submit a story idea but are not selected for the current cycle are encouraged to reapply.