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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.


Utah News
11:26 am
Sat February 4, 2012

UPR Superbowl Recipe

What is our Chief Engineer, Friend Weller, whipping up for the big game?

Our friends at the Hard News Cafe found out.

UPR Station News
5:02 pm
Mon January 30, 2012

For the Love of UPR

Thank you for your love and support! 

Thanks to everyone who contributed to our "For the Love of UPR" mini-pledge drive. Your Valentine's Day chocolates are going in the mail this week and your generous support keeps our quality programs and excellent local news coverage going.

4:02 pm
Fri January 27, 2012

A.M. Forecast - Friday 1/27

The latest from the Utah Climate Center...

Utah News
4:50 pm
Mon January 23, 2012

UPR Goes to the Capitol

The Utah Public Radio news team spent the opening day of the Utah Legislative Session at the State Capitol, talking to Senators and Representatives about the issues that matter to our listeners. Get ready for some great reporting today and for the next 45 days.

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UPR Station News
3:51 pm
Thu January 19, 2012

2012 Utah Legislative Session - Special Coverage

UPR's Legislative Coverage begins Monday, January 23 -- reporting live from the Capitol!

The UPR news team will be covering the session during its entirety.  Expect to hear updates on legislation and interviews with senators and representatives during Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Access Utah and the Utah News at 5:30.

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4:15 pm
Fri January 13, 2012

It's Malanka!

If you're following the Julian calendar, the holidays are still in full swing. This weekend is Malanka, or Ukrainian New Year. Jennifer Pemberton tells us how to celebrate.

UPR Station News
6:10 pm
Wed December 28, 2011

Now Broadcasting Utah News at 5:30

Tune in to your UPR station every evening at 5:30 to get the freshest Utah news from your favorite station for local news, hosted by Tom Williams and Mackinzie Hamilton.