UPR Station News

UPR Station News
4:01 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Vote for the Garden Show's Name

After a thorough review of garden show titles submitted by our listeners, we have picked the top eight.

Bryan would like to get public input before he makes his final decision, so we're once again asking for your help.

From now until Monday March 11 we would ask you to vote for your top two favorite titles for the garden show.

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Mug Design Competition
3:29 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

60th Anniversary Mug Design Chosen


The final design for our 60th anniversary mug have been chosen, and we're so excited for the final product.
We had more than 30 submissions, and after narrowing the submissions down to the top 5, we were overwhelmed with the public input. More than 350 people voted in the competition, and chose the design by Lucy Watkins.

UPR would like to thank the artists who submitted:

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Special Programs
2:16 pm
Mon March 4, 2013

TED Radio Hour Comes to UPR

Credit NPR

On Monday Utah Public Radio participated in the nationwide premiere of the NPR show, TED Radio Hour.  The popular new show features excerpts from the well-known TED stage, where some of the world's best thinkers and innovators give the 18-minute "talk of their lives."

The TED Radio Hour team takes the most compelling talks and organizes them around a common theme.  Each week’s show is rounded out with innovative storytelling techniques and interviews with TED speakers.

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Mug Design Competition
1:37 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Vote for UPR's 60th Anniversary Mug Design

Mug Design #1

The 60th anniversary mug submissions are in, and the UPR staff and interns have chosen the top five contenders. Now it is up to you. Choose your one favorite design that you think should be on our limited edition anniversary mug.
We want your favorite design, which represents Utah as a state, Utah Public Radio as a station, and celebrates our 60th anniversary. You must vote by Tuesday evening, February 26.

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UPR Station News
1:46 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Victor Hogstrom Steps Down as UPR General Manager

Victor sits with road bikers at the Road Respect Rally, fall 2012.

Victor Hogstrom, UPR Station Manager since 2010, has resigned his position and will be returning to Tennessee to be with family.  A search to locate a new manager will be directed by Utah State University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHaSS) under the director of Dean John Allen.  In the meantime, UPR News Director Kerry Bringhurst will represent UPR as the station manager.

 Many thanks to Mr. Hogstrom for his work to enhance UPR’s news and information content and for efforts to enhance UPR’s statewide services. 

Pledge Drive
3:24 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

Pledge Your Love: For Your Valentine, Chocolate, and UPR

We're having a mini pledge drive, where we share in the love of UPR in honor of your valentine. We're offering a special Valentine's Day gift, where you get a UPR membership and a box of handmade artisan chocolates from Utah's own Chocolot Artisan Confections in Ogden.

For every pledge of $75 between now and Friday February 8, you’ll receive a box of 12 chocolates and the option of sending them anywhere in the country with your personalized message.

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Mug Design Competition
3:16 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

UPR 60th Anniversary Mug Artwork Submission Information and Guidelines

Submit Your Design for the UPR 60th Anniversary Mug!

Utah Public Radio is seeking submissions of artwork from our creative listeners for the station's first mug design contest. You make UPR possible and we want you to leave a lasting impression on UPR and our contributors with your winning design on a limited edition UPR coffee mug.

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Special Programs
5:36 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

Governor Herbert's Inauguration Live on UPR Monday

Governor Gary Herbert and Lt. Governor Greg Bell will be sworn in as part of inauguration ceremonies Monday, January 7 at 11 a.m. Utah Public Radio will broadcast the event which will take place in the Rotunda of the Utah State Capitol.

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5:59 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Make an End-of-Year Gift to Utah Public Radio

You are one-click away from making an end-of-the-year tax-deductible gift to Utah Public Radio...


Thanks for listening. Thanks for giving.

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9:02 am
Tue December 11, 2012

UPR Online Auction Ends Today

UPR Online Auction Site - Auction Ends at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 11

The UPR Online Auction site will be closed to new bids at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, but stay near your computer because that's when the bidding wars begin. May the best bids win and thanks for your support!

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