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.  



Mon October 29, 2012

Preserving Riverside: Denver's Historic Pioneer Cemetery

Jim Hill KUNC

There’s something about cemeteries – especially when they are old. Denver’s Riverside Cemetery is 136 years old and has been hosting a handful of brave souls to tour the cemetery at night.

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Sat October 27, 2012

As 'Frankenstorm' Nears East Coast, DIA Prepares For Delays

Hurricane Sandy off the East Coast on Thursday.

As hurricane Sandy barrels toward the East Coast, it could combine with a strong  winter storm to form what forecasters are calling “Frankenstorm.” And Denver International Airport is preparing for possible delays.

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Thu October 25, 2012

Creator Of 'The Oatmeal' Coming To Denver

Matthew Inman
Koa Metter

Matthew Inman, writer of the internet  blog/web comic The Oatmeal, has recently gained worldwide attention by using his website to raise more than $1.3 million to build a museum in honor of Nikola Tesla.

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Mon October 22, 2012

Still Active Fern Lake Fire Pushes Smoke To The Front Range

Smoke billowing from the Fern Lake Fire as seen from the KUNC studios in Greeley on Monday
Jim Hill KUNC


Mon October 22, 2012