Kerry Bringhurst

Interim Station Manager / 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 degree in Broadcast Journalism and spent the next few years working for Utah Public Radio.  Leaving UPR in 1993 she spent the next 14 years as the full time mother of four boys before returning in 2007.  Kerry and her husband Boyd reside in Nibley.

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UPR News Feature
4:55 pm
Fri March 16, 2012

Special Report on Digital Taxes: Part I

A national coalition of businesses, including Amazon and Apple, is pushing for federal guidelines to protect consumers from being taxed by multiple states for digital products and services. Kerry Bringhurst speaks with Sam Whitehorn, Executive Director of the "Download Fairness Coalition" during a two-part conversation featured this week on Utah Public Radio.

UPR News Feature
5:15 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

Tour the State Capitol Fine Art Exhibit

Wheatfield by J. Leo Fairbanks is one of the pieces of the State Fine Art Collection on exhibit at the Capitol.

The 2012 Legislative Session concluded last week -- giving time for UPR's Kerry Bringhurst to reflect back on not only the bills but what she saw while spending time at the Capitol...a series of art displayed alongside the office doors of members of the Utah House of Representatives. She takes us to the 4th floor of the Capitol for a tour.

The State Fine Art Exhibition at the Capitol is on display through August 5.
 

Newsline
4:17 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

UPR Newsline with Dave Greiling

Kerry and Dave talk about this week's headlines, including Ogden school district's bad news audit and the new Ogden chief of police.

Full stories and more at the Standard Examiner's website.

Utah News
4:54 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

Oil Shale Plan for Utah Being Discussed

The new plan for oil shale development on public lands would keep activity off thousands of acres of environmentally sensitive areas, with new leases initially being issued strictly for research on how to commercially produce oil from oil shale in Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado.

Utah News
5:47 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

Gov. Herbert Signs the B.E.A.R. Bill for Rural Development

Governor Gary Herbert has signed a bill to fund economic development in rural Utah. UPR's Kerry Bringhurst was at the state capitol during the signing ceremony and files this report.

Newsline
5:27 pm
Wed February 29, 2012

UPR Newsline with Dave Greiling

Kerry Bringhurst talks to Dave Greiling about today's headlines, including the fate of Powder Mountain resort, Rep. Brad Dee's legislation about overruling felony convictions based on factual innocence, and Ogden's plan for revitalization.

Read these full stories and more at the Standard-Examiner's website.

Utah News
4:53 pm
Tue February 28, 2012

Latest from the Utah Avalanche Center

Utah Avalanche Center photo. A rider and his snowmobile were covered in an avalanche Feb. 22nd near Tony Grove in Logan Canyon. The rider's companions were able to rescue the man.
Utah Avalanche Center

The Utah Avalanche Center has issued watches from Central to Northern Utah today. The Center's Toby Weed talks about what can be learned from this year's avalanche season.

Updates are posted throughout the day at utahavalanchecenter.org.

 

Utah News
2:36 pm
Fri February 24, 2012

Sen. Lee Talks to Utah Lawmakers

Senator Lee said revenue from the development of federal lands could be used to make the state's education system the best in the country. He is urging Utah Lawmakers to assert their rights to access public lands within the state and stand against the overreach of the federal government. 

UPR's Kerry Bringhurst tells us more. 

Newsline
4:52 pm
Thu February 23, 2012

UPR Newsline with Dave Greiling

Kerry Bringhurst talks to Dave Greiling about Representative Paul Ray's gun bill that passed the House and heads to the Senate, a proposed corridor near Syracuse that threatens the old Emigration Trail, and other topics in the news this week.

Full coverage of these stories and more can be found at the Standard-Examiner's website.

Utah News
3:18 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

State to Survey Transportation Trends in Utah

A survey to study state-wide transportation trends is being sponsored by a metropolitan planning organization in Cache county. Kerry Bringhurst reports.

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