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.  



Wed March 13, 2013
National Security

As North Korean Rhetoric Escalates, Greeley's 137th Keeps An Eye On The Skies

Command Chief Master Sargeant of the Air National Guard tours the 137th Space Warning Squadron's equipment facilities in Greeley.
Master Sgt. Rochell Smith Colorado Air National Guard

This week North Korea invalidated the 1953 armistice ending the Korean War and cut off a hotline with South Korea. 

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Tue March 12, 2013

Udall: Senate Funding For Watershed Protection A 'Big Victory' For Colorado

The confluence of the Cache la Poudre and the North Fork of the Cache la Poudre, near Seaman Reservoir, 60 miles north of Denver.


Sun March 10, 2013

Will Colorado's PUC Take The Car Keys Away From Uber Denver? [UPDATED]

The Uber app in action on iPhone
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Uber has faced off against taxi companies and public utility commissions over its smartphone car service in other major cities. Now it faces that fight again in Denver.

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Fri March 8, 2013

Greeley-Evans District 6 Newcomer Program Essential For Refugee Youth

Greeley-Evans School District 6

You used to be able to count the number of refugee children enrolled in Greeley-Evans District 6 schools on your hands. In 2007 there were 10.

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Thu March 7, 2013

The Global Refugee Center: A Community Within A Community

A language learning class at the Global Refugee Center in Greeley.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Colorado is fast becoming a home to refugees from war ravaged areas like Somalia, Afghanistan and Iraq.

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