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 June 27, 2012

Colorado Towns Cancel 4th of July Fireworks

4th of July Fireworks as seen over Golden, CO in 2009.
Steve Hicks Flickr - Creative Commons


Mon June 25, 2012

Conditions Net Steamboat Springs a Voluntary Fishing Ban

Fly-fishing angler casting in the Yampa
Greg Hamilton Flickr – Creative Commons


Mon June 25, 2012

Wildfires: Rocky Mountain Area Considered Level 5


Officials have declared that the Rocky Mountain area has moved to preparedness level 5, which is the most severe on the scale.

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Wed June 20, 2012

Hot And Dry Weather Is On The High Park Fire’s Side, Not Ours

Firefighters expect the cooler weather conditions today to help them gain some ground in the High Park fire effort west of Fort Collins, but the return tomorrow to summer highs may put a damper on their progress.

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Mon June 18, 2012

After the Blaze: How Will Rain Affect the High Park Fire Burn Zone?

The burn zone at Buckhorn Mtn. This picture was taken June 12th, 2012
Larry Selzel KUNC

Fire managers working the High Park fire west of Ft. Collins have said Mother Nature is the only one who can truly put this fire out. While many are hoping the state’s monsoon rains will arrive early – others are worried about the problem the rains can bring – flooding and erosion.

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