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.  



Fri June 1, 2012

Pre-Paid iPhones Coming To Denver

The Apple iPhone 4 32GB
Yutaka Tsutano Flickr/CreativeCommons

If you're looking to get an iPhone but don't want to sign a yearly contract, Cricket will begin selling prepaid iPhones in Denver and other cities around the country starting later this month.

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Wed May 30, 2012

Hewlett Fire 'Burn Zone' Recovery Will Take 3-5 Years

Cropped photo of the Hewlett Fire from the incident website.
Courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service

The Burned Area Emergency Response team of the US Forest Service has completed its assessment of the Hewlett fire burn zone and released their finding.

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Wed May 30, 2012

Conflict in Syria Concerns Colorado Senator

Protesters of the current Syrian regime last year in London.
Nathan Meijer Flickr/CreativeCommons


Thu May 24, 2012
National Parks

Unbearable Delays Possible During Bear Lake Road Construction

Bear Lake Road looks nothing like it did a few months ago.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Visitors to Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park will encounter 40+ minute travel delays over the long Memorial Day Holiday weekend – and throughout the summer. A five mile stretch of road leading to one of the parks most popular tourist destinations is undergoing major construction.

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Thu May 24, 2012

FasTracks Completion Date Now 2044


The public transportation system of tomorrow will be completed...well, tomorrow. RTD says its FasTracks program will now be fully constructed by 2044, two years later then earlier estimates.

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