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Jennifer Pemberton

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 on Utah water, Five Billion Gallons, and manages our community engagement reporting project on air pollution in Cache County: Having a Bad Air Day?

She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Alabama and an MBA from Lund University in Sweden. A former ex-patriate living in Europe and Asia, Jennifer is happy to call the West home again. She is a fervent public radio fan and loves to hike in the summer and knit through the winter.

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UPR Station News
11:38 am
Sat March 24, 2012

Congratulations to our Web Pledge Day Winner

Make your pledge online on Sunday, March 25, and enter our drawing for a 2-night stay in Park City at the Silver Star Condominium

 

Congratulations to Elizabeth Scott & Ernie Wampler of St. George who made an online pledge yesterday during our Web Pledge Day and won a 2-night stay in Park City valued at $1,100.

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UPR Station News
5:49 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Win a 2-night Stay at the Shooting Star Drive-In

On Saturday, March 24, UPR will be giving away 2-night stay packages to the Shooting Star Drive-In in Escalante all day long.

Any and all pledges made between 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. and during A Prairie Home Companion from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. will be entered to win.

Pledge Now!

UPR Station News
3:43 pm
Thu March 22, 2012

We Have a Winner!

Congratulations to Dane Hansen of Providence, UT, who won the drawing for the Core Wellness Package at Green Valley Spa.

Thanks to Dane and to the wonderful folks at Green Valley Spa for helping us kick off our spring pledge drive.

Life is better with Utah Public Radio and UPR is better with you. Hopefully all of our listeners' lives are enhanced by UPR, even without a spa break to St. George.

Get your pledge in today and show your support for Utah Public Radio.

UPR Station News
6:06 pm
Tue March 20, 2012

Thank You for Making Life Better

>>MAKE A PLEDGE<<

To all of our gift-giving and member-renewing supporters and to our new member listeners, we offer our thanks for a successful Spring Pledge Drive. We raised nearly $80,000 toward our goal of $90,000 and we mean it when we say that every dollar counts.

Special thanks to our lucky grand prize winners who each won a new Apple iPad: Lillian Duran (Millville, UT) and Jack Schmidt (N. Logan, UT).

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UPR Station News
5:02 pm
Mon March 19, 2012

It's Web Pledge Day!

<< Pledge Now>>

Life is better with Utah Public Radio...

...and UPR is better with you because your financial support helps make all our services possible.

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5:30 News
5:51 pm
Fri March 16, 2012

Utah News for Friday, March 16

  • Anti-Government Materials in the Home of Matthew David Stewart
  • Car Plows into a Beauty Salon Overnight in St. George
  • A Disappointing Utah Weather Forecast

Listen to these stories and all the day's Utah News during our 5:30 broadcast.

UPR Station News
5:11 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Find My Caucus

To find your 2013 caucus locations, click here.

Caucus meetings for Utah's political parties begin next week. The "Find My Caucus Location" tool on vote.utah.gov allows all Utahns to quickly and easily find the date, time, and location of their party's local caucus meeting.

Commentary
4:38 pm
Tue February 21, 2012

President's Day: A Homecoming

Jennifer Pemberton reflects on Abraham Lincoln and turns President’s Day into a homecoming celebration…with a little help from Johnny Cash.

UPR Station News
12:17 pm
Wed February 15, 2012

From the Top - Live in Ogden

Utah Public Radio’s newest program will be taped in front of a live audience. Weber State University is hosting a taping of From the Top on March 8, 2012. Host Christopher O’Riley will present amazing performances by talented young musicians on the stage at Weber State University’s Browning Center for the Performing Arts in Ogden, Utah.

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UPR Station News
6:06 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

Meet UPR at Downtown Logan's Gallery Walk

Come meet the gang! The UPR staff will be hanging out at our downtown Logan studio Friday night for the Cache Valley Center for the Arts Gallery Walk from 6 - 9 pm.

We'll be hosting Lucy Peterson Watkins' silk paintings and fiber arts and Hilary Murray will provide the live music. Oh, and cupcakes too!

That's this Friday, February 10. Hope to see you there.

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