Brian Larson

News Director

I joined KUNC in 1993 as the local host of All Things Considered. Since then I've worked my way through every job there is in the news department finally settling in as News Director in 2008. It's a privilege to work with a talented and dedicated staff covering Colorado news each day. And to think that I had never listened to public radio prior to coming to KUNC.




Tue May 24, 2011
Flooding Threat

Weekend Temperatures Could Increase Mountain Flooding

Creative Commons

The northeastern plains of Colorado are under a Flash Flood Watch through Wednesday morning. Heavy, slow-moving storms could drop between 2 to 4 inches rain. The cooler weather is also delaying the flood threat from snowmelt – but not for much longer.

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Tue May 24, 2011
State Politics

Campaign Season Comes to Colorado

Colorado Statesman

The 2012 Presidential race unofficially arrived in Colorado last week when Vice President Joe Biden held a fundraising breakfast on behalf of President Obama. Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff talks to KUNC’s Brian Larson about how state Democrats and Republicans are gearing up for next year's race.



Mon May 23, 2011

Gas Price Fall Nationally, in Colorado

Creative Commons

With the unofficial start to the summer driving season just ahead motorists are starting to pay a bit less at the pump both nationally and here in Colorado.

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Sun May 22, 2011
AP Awards

Colorado Associated Press Recognizes KUNC News Staff

Associated Press

The Colorado Associated Press Broadcasters Association recognized the KUNC Newsroom with six awards at their 2011 Awards Luncheon in Denver over the weekend.

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Fri May 20, 2011
Colorado Inside Out

Reaction to Education Tax Proposal Mixed

Raj Chohan

Funding for K-12 Education took a sizeable hit during this year’s legislative session. Colorado ranks 44th in the nation for per-pupil funding and at least one state lawmaker is proposing a tax proposal to help out. But reaction to the idea is mixed. It’s what our media partners at Colorado Inside Out are talking about.