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 July 25, 2012

As Another RTD Project Is Green Lighted, Northern Communities Wait

An RTD light rail Train
Jim Hill KUNC

The Regional Transportation District (RTD) Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to complete the I-225 FasTracks corridor between Parker Road and I-70. Residents along the proposed Northwest Rail Line to Longmont aren't happy.

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Tue July 24, 2012

Colorado Congressional Delegation Honors Aurora Shooting Victims

C-SPAN screen capture of Colorado Senator Mark Udall speaking on the floor of the US Senate Tuesday evening.
Nathan Heffel KUNC
  • Colorado Senator Mark Udall speaking on the floor of the US Senate Tuesday evening.

Colorado’s congressional delegation led the House in a moment of silence Tuesday on capitol hill to honor the victims of Friday’s shooting rampage at an Aurora movie theater.

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Tue July 24, 2012

Solar Energy Zones Streamline Green Development In Colorado

Screencap from a construction time lapse video by SunPower for the plant in Mosca, CO


Mon July 23, 2012

Foothills Mall Could See New Push For Redevelopment

An artist's rendering of what the west entrance of the Foothills Mall may look like in the future.
Alberta Development Partners LLC

The July 2nd purchase of the Foothills Mall by Colorado-based Alberta Development Partners has brought a renewed interest to turn the facility into an economic and cultural driver for Fort Collins.

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Fri July 20, 2012
The Aurora Theater Shootings

Aurora Theater Shooting: An “Act That Defies Description”

Screencap of the Friday evening press breifing. Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates is speaking, Governor Hickenlooper is in the background to the left.

Looking exhausted, Governor John Hickenlooper and Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates stood in front of reporters during a Friday evening press conference and recounted the day's tragic events.

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