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.  



Tue November 20, 2012
Water Conservation

7 Ways To Conserve Water This Thanksgiving

It’s estimated that to produce the food and prepare a Thanksgiving meal for eight requires over 40,000 gallons of water.
Brad Holt CreativeCommons/Flickr

When you think about Thanksgiving, you might envision a turkey dinner, or spending time with your family. However, do you ever think about water conservation?

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Sun November 18, 2012

Gas Prices On The Rise As Thanksgiving Holiday Approaches

A weekday traffic jam on I25 in Denver.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, AAA Colorado says 43.6 million Americans will travel more than 50 miles by car this year.

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Sat November 17, 2012
Winter Precipitation Outlook

As Winter Approaches, Colorado Has Precipitation Deficit

US Drought Monitor Map of Colorado.


Thu November 15, 2012


Wed November 14, 2012

Latinos Hope To Play Large Role In Expected Immigration Reform

Ana Calderon, speaking center, Senator Mark Udall is pictured to the right
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Polls showed a massive Latino turnout on election day. Activists are hoping the voting bloc will now play a key role in shaping issues surrounding comprehensive immigration reform.

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