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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3:09pm

Fri December 20, 2013
Wildfires

Lack of Support Prevents Colorado Owned Air Tanker Fleet From Taking Flight

A U.S. Forest Service Air Tanker
Rennett Stowe/Creative Commons

6:40am

Thu December 19, 2013
Health

'Are You LGBT?' Simple Question Has Profound Health Care Impact

spacebahr Flickr - Creative Commons

The doctor/patient relationship is one of the most personal; it can be even more complicated for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. There’s a fear that if doctors discover their orientation, they would be treated differently.

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2:52pm

Tue December 17, 2013
Transportation

CDOT Wants Your Help Telling Colorado’s Transportation Story

Screencap: http://youtu.be/bKpzxEGe-gU
Colorado Department of Transportation

Colorado’s Department of Transportation is looking for your opinions and thoughts. They want to know the public’s priorities for transportation statewide and in their communities as they develop a future transportation plan.

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10:35am

Mon December 16, 2013
Craft Brewing

Craft Beer Pours A Frosty Glass Of Economic Impact For 2012

Justinwkern Flickr-Creative Commons

The craft beer industry continues to be a large player in the U.S. economy. A new report released by the Brewers Association says ‘small and independent’ craft brewers injected $33.9 billion into the U.S. economy in 2012

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12:32pm

Fri December 13, 2013
(Christmas) Science

What Are The Odds Of A Colorado White Christmas?

NOAA Climate.gov NCDC

With Christmas on the way, thoughts are turning to sleigh bells, hot chocolate, and jolly old Saint Nick. While there’s still a bit of snow on the ground from the last round of storms, what are the chances we’ll have an inch or more by Dec. 25?

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