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 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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Fri July 20, 2012
The Aurora Theater Shootings

Red Cross Deploys Mental Health Workers In Response To Colorado Shooting

A screen capture from the Mile High Chapter of the Red Cross Facebook page.
Red Cross Facebook/Red Cross

The Red Cross has deployed mental health workers in response to the shooting this morning at the Century 16 theaters in Aurora.  

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Thu July 19, 2012

High Park Fire BAER Team Releases Report

Spot fires erupt in the High Park Fire burn zone June 27th, 2012
USDA CreativeCommons/Flickr

The High Park Fire Burned Area Emergency Response – or BAER team has released a treatment plan for restoring the more than 87-thousand acres that burned last month northwest of Fort Collins. 

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Thu July 19, 2012
Health (and Batman...)

Study Asks WWBE?