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.

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12:13pm

Wed March 5, 2014
Health

Hey Colorado, You’re Looking A Little Heavy

Colorado is now the second least obese state in the nation.
Credit Gallup

Since 2010 Colorado has consistently topped lists as having the slimmest population in the country. Not anymore.

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12:08pm

Mon February 24, 2014

4:16pm

Thu February 20, 2014
Environment

Forest Health, Fire Mitigation Are Factors As Colo. Moves Deeper Into Wildlands

A firefighter walks though the burned aftermath of the Black Forest Fire northeast of Colorado Springs. Picture taken June 21, 2013.
Credit Earth Observatory / NASA

1:18pm

Tue February 18, 2014
Business

Are You Ready? Denver In Top 10 Of Fastest Growing U.S. Cities

Wells Fargo Center, one the most recognizable features of the Denver skyline.
Jim Hill KUNC

1:38pm

Tue February 4, 2014
Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer Has Called Boulder Home For 3-4 Years

Emerald Ash Borer has been found in the red squares of this map of Boulder County.
Credit Colorado Department of Agriculture

The Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive Asian beetle that has decimated American ash trees in the United States has been in the city of Boulder between three and four years according to the results of a new study conducted by a collaborative EAB incident command team.

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