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.  

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1:20am

Wed October 10, 2012
Politics

Polis, Lundberg Spar Over Taxes and Government at CD2 Debate

Republican Candidate Kevin Lundberg (left) is challenging incumbent Democratic Candidate Jared Polis (right)
Lundberg – Colorado Senate GOP, Polis – U.S. Congress

The candidates in Colorado's newly redrawn 2nd Congressional district sparred on taxes and the role government plays in helping the economy at a well attended debate Tuesday night in Fort Collins.

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12:58pm

Tue October 9, 2012
Arts & Culture

Happy Birthday 16th Street Mall

Downtown Denver Partnership

Denver’s 16th Street mall is celebrating its 30th birthday Tuesday afternoon. Opened in October 1982, the pedestrian causeway of nearly a mile from Denver’s Lower Downtown to Broadway Street has become the number one tourist destination in the city.

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12:05pm

Mon October 8, 2012
Business

Prices At The Pump Drop In Colorado, Rise In Greeley

While the price of gas fell across Colorado, Greeley saw a rise in the price for a regular gallon of gas.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

The American Automobile Association (AAA) says Coloradans are paying less at the pump than last week. Greeley is the only city the association follows in the state to see a rise in gas prices.

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4:13pm

Fri October 5, 2012
Politics

Coors, Perlmutter Spar Over Gun Control, Fiscal Cliff

Coors - Joe Coors for Congress Committee, Perlmutter – U.S. Congress

The two candidates in the race for Colorado's seventh congressional district are sparring over gun control in the wake of the deadly movie theater shootings last July in Aurora. 

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11:54pm

Wed October 3, 2012
Politics

Presidential Debate Gets Mixed Reviews from Coloradans

A debate watch party at the Colorado History Museum sponsored by Rocky Mountain PBS.
Nathan Heffel
  • Bente Birkeland, Nathan Heffel and Kirk Siegler report

Coloradans turned out for watch parties across the state Wednesday night, as President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney squared off in their first debate at the University of Denver.

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