John Burdick

Assistant Program Director & Volunteer DJ Coordinator

John is a graduate of The University of Southern California School of Dramatic Arts and started with KPCW as a volunteer DJ in 2002. At that time he was the Thursday 10am-12pm DJ on air every week until 2008. He rejoined the KPCW team in 2010 when the station started the public affairs shows. His show “Fun Friday”, which he co-hosted with Jan Williams, ran from 2010 until 2014. "Fun Friday" was recognized by the Utah Broadcasters Association for the best radio personality or team from 2011-2013. He and Jan also produced, engineered and voiced multiple pledge drive campaigns and promo spots which won 15 UBEE awards for the station from '08-'13. He is excited to rejoin KPCW as a full time Assistant Program Director and Volunteer DJ coordinator in starting in 2017.

Outside of the station John has followed his passion to entertain people, studying improv comedy with Second City and Comedy Sportz in his home town of Chicago, Illinois. He has been a founding member and performer with multiple improv groups: “Comedius Interruptus” at USC , “Off the Top Comedy”, “Improvabilities” and “Park City Improv: Laugh Elevated” in Park City, UT.  John has performed in  theaters throughout Los Angeles, Chicago, Park City and Edinburgh, Scotland. He is a regular performer with the Historic Egyptian Theater performing since 2002 in the "Park City Follies" which is a yearly original comedy that pokes fun at current events happening in and around Park City. In addition to theater John continues to work as an actor on television, radio and in films. 

Tune in all day and check out these fresh tracks for today!

Time                      Artist                                   Song

10am     Mavis Staples & Bonnie Raitt    Turn Me Around-Live 

11am      Cris Jacobs                                    The Devil or Jesse James

1pm        Marcia Ball                                      Pots and Pans

2pm       Leon Bridges                                    You Don't Know

3pm       Leftover Salmon                              Analog

Time                        Artist                                            Song                                     Album

10am Whitney Rose                              Can't Stop Shaking                                    Rule 62

11am  Chris Jacobs                                Bone Digger                                      Dust To Gold

1pm   John Cleary                                  More Hipper                                      John Cleary

On today’s The Morning Mix, local musician Kasey Coyle will be the in-studio musical guest, and comedian Kris Shaw will call in to talk about the stand up comedy shows this weekend at Egyptian Theatre. Plus a full rundown of weekend events.

Morning Mix - April 27, 2018

Apr 27, 2018

Today  on The Morning Mix, local musician Rick Gerber will debut, live in the studio, songs from his newest cd, "Downtown Love Massacre". Scott Iwasaki, from Park Record, will highlight options for parents and their kids this summer from their recently published Park City Parent Guide.  And members of Timpanogas Valley Theatre will be in to promote their production of "Hello, Dolly" on stage this week and next in Heber.  All that and a thorough rundown of Weekend Events.

The Morning Mix - March 30, 2018

Mar 30, 2018

John Wells and guest co-host John Burdick welcome Two-time Olympic medalist and local ski champion, Shannon Bahrke who has added children's book author to her impressive resume with the publishing of "Mommy Why Is Your Hair Pink?" And Park City Education Foundation staff member Jen Billow details important registration deadlines for the 9th annual Running With Ed event. 

The Morning Mix - March 9, 2018

Mar 9, 2018

Authentic traveling blues folk singer Tom Bennett performs in studio with fiddle accompanist Rooster. Tony Oros explains his journey from on-air talent and musician to booking agent and promoter in Park City and throughout the Mountain West. Rock & Roll Hall of Famers and surf-rock instrumentalists The Ventures talk about the band's 60-year legacy,  why they're big in Japan, and their shows this weekend at Egyptian Theatre.

Snow Report

Nov 19, 2015
Basin Recreation

WHEN TO GET THE FRESHEST REPORTS

All our local resorts call in with the freshest news on their snow conditions every morning. Catch them live:

  • 7:18AM - Mountain Trails / Basin Recreation
  • 7:28 AM (7:35 Sundays) - Park City, Deer Valley & White Pine
  • 8:08 AM - Utah Avalanche Center

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TRAILS REPORT

Cross-country skiing in Western Summit County.

Fun Friday - June 20, 2014

Jun 20, 2014

Fun Friday signs off today, with the Fun Friday Finale. Thank you to our final guests, Park Silly Sunday Market, Basin Recreation, Chef Scott and Teri Orr. Thanks to our loyal sponsors over the years. Thanks to our Fun Friday Fansters. It WAS fun!

Fun Friday - June 13, 2014

Jun 13, 2014

This show is the introduction to summer fun. Our guest Chris Eggleton, President of Newpark Owners Association talks about the Thursday night concert series and other summer activities. Sit back, relax and listen as John and Jan crack themselves up. Start filling in your summer schedule.

Fun Friday - May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014

Fun Friday celebrates "Quint Friday", the 5th Friday of the month. The first guests are from Canyons Resort. Margo Christiansen and Christie Johnson give a run down of summer events, starting with the Farmers Market. Then, Melanie Welch is in the studio to announce this weekends summer opener events and things to do at the Utah Olympic Park.

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