Jackie Fortier

All Things Considered Host

One of my earliest memories is listening to Car Talk and eating a cinnamon roll at the breakfast table. I grew up with my ears full of NPR, but it wasn’t until I reached high school and started paying attention to the media landscape that I realized how unique it is.

I graduated from Windsor High School and earned my bachelor’s degree at Colorado State University in English. I decided to pursue a career at NPR and graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a Master of Arts in journalism. I am very excited to be a part of such a well respected and award winning station.



Wed September 10, 2014
Suicide Prevention

As Colorado Makes Headway On Suicide Awareness, More Data Could Help

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth and young adults ages 10 to 34 in Colorado.
Credit Loren Kerns / Flickr - Creative Commons


Wed August 13, 2014

Larimer County To Spray For Mosquitoes In Southeast Fort Collins

Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Insecticide spraying for West Nile infected mosquitoes will begin Friday, August 15 in the highest risk portion of Larimer County, an area that overlaps with part of southeast Fort Collins.

It will be the county spraying, not the city of Fort Collins.

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Fri August 8, 2014


Mon August 4, 2014
Arts & Life

‘The Angel Of The Battlefield’ Among Chautauqua Luminaries

The High Plains Chautauqua performance tent at Aims Community College
Credit Courtesy High Plains Chautauqua

Teacher, humanitarian and founder of the American Red Cross, Clara Barton broke boundaries for women both during and after the Civil War.

And now, you can meet her. Susan Marie Frontczak debuts the persona of Clara Barton at the 2014 High Plains Chautauqua in Greeley.

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Fri July 25, 2014
Energy & Water

Oil And Gas Companies Look To Deep Aquifers For Water

Hydraulic fracturing trucks at a well site in Northern Colorado. The process involves pumping water, along with a mix of sand and proprietary chemicals, into a drilled well to aid in the extraction of the resources.
Stephanie Paige Ogburn KUNC

Applications to the state to use deep aquifer water for hydraulic fracturing are surging in Colorado. Before 2011 there were no applications for oil and gas use.

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