Nathan Heffel

Reporter/All Things Considered Host

I’ve has always been fascinated with radio, from competing in the 'radio broadcasting' category for my middle school forensics team, to DJ'ing a late night college radio show at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin where I earned my Political Science degree. 

Most recently I was the Public Affairs/ News Manger at KUVO FM as well as the local Denver host of PRI’s “The Takeaway” [a morning news show]. I started my career as an Assistant Producer for the multi-award winning Kelly, Mudflap and JoJo Morning Show on KYGO FM.

I’ve covered many local events including the Windsor, CO tornado, the 2008 Democratic National Convention, and the 2010 Four Mile Canyon fire.  

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3:12pm

Thu January 24, 2013
Watershed

Udall And Bennet Make Another Push For Watershed Restoration Funding

Screencap of Senator Michael Bennet standing by a photo of the blackened Poudre on the Senate floor
YouTube.com

Colorado Democratic Senators Michael Bennet and Mark Udall are making one final push for emergency watershed protection funding to be included in Hurricane Sandy disaster-relief legislation.

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6:21am

Fri January 18, 2013
Craft Beer

Will Colorado's Craft Beer Market Ever Go Flat?

The Crabtree Brewery tap room
Nathan Heffel KUNC

3:59pm

Wed January 16, 2013
Politics

Watershed Restoration Continues Without House Assistance

The Cache La Poudre River.
Charles Willgren CreativeCommons/Flickr

The U.S. House of Representatives chose not to add emergency watershed restoration funding to the most recent Hurricane Sandy relief bill that was passed on Tuesday.

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3:22pm

Tue January 15, 2013
Politics

House Denies Emergency Watershed Protection Amendment [Updated]

Colorado Republican Congressman Cory Gardner Live on CSPAN2

The U.S. House of Representatives rejected a $125 million amendment to a Sandy disaster relief bill for emergency watershed protection Tuesday.

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4:56pm

Mon January 14, 2013
Politics

Bennet Presses House For Poudre River Restoration Funding

The Poudre River during the High Park Fire.

During a visit to the Greeley Bellvue Water Treatment Plant, Colorado Democratic Senator Michael Bennet urged the US House of Representatives to fund $120 million for Emergency Watershed Protection. 

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