Renai Bodley Miller

General Manager

Renai Bodley Miller became General Manager of KPCW in June, 2017. Previously, she was a reporter at KPCW. Renai is a 25 year veteran of the television news business.  She was a news producer in Roanoke, VA, Richmond, VA, Miami, FL, and Washington, DC before moving to Utah in 1996 to be the Executive Producer at KSTU Fox 13.  In 1999, she was promoted to Vice President/News Director.  Under Renai’s tenure, Fox 13 expanded its news coverage from 2.5 hours to 10 hours of news a day.  She retired in July, 2015, to enjoy her new home in Park City; but she couldn’t stay out of a newsroom for long.  Less than a month later she signed on with KPCW as a reporter, and less than two years later she was promoted to General Manager when Larry Warren retired.

Renai is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, Investigative Reporters and Editors, and the Radio Television Digital News Association.  She grew up in Virginia and graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in English Language and Literature. She was an inaugural fellow of the Carole Kneeland Project for Responsible Journalism (1998) and has been invited back several times as a speaker and attendee.  Renai has a passion for politics and was a founding board member of the Utah Debate Commission.   She considers Utah home, and enjoys playing the role of Park City tour guide for her out-of-state friends and family.

 

Charlie Graves  of Athletic Republic says it is not a place to simply work out.  Its’s where you will become a better athlete. Athletic Republic’s sport-specific, individualized programming is designed specifically for athletes preparing for the upcoming season, gaining an advantage in the off-season and keeping their skills sharp during the season.

Lauri Bilawa explains that Storm Cycles is a full service, year-round bike shop dedicated to bikes and biking gear. They have excellent mechanics and are suspension experts. Their brands include Trek, Pivot and Yeti. A full line of bikes including kids, mountain, fat and electric.

Renai and Roger visit with Sarah Smarsh, author of  Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth. The book exposes a country of inequality that has failed its children. Personal stories from the author’s life and deeply researched  socioeconomic analysis on class in America.

Habitat for Humanity is sponsoring,” She Means Business,” a 6 session workshop series for women’s financial literacy.  Guest Kathleen Barlow says the next session begins on October 3.

Its time for the 6th annual Park City Dine About, October 1 through 14.  24 Park City Restaurants are participating.  Ginger Ries, Executive Director of the Park City Restaurant Association and Michael Goodrich, Front House Manager at Red Rock Brewery in Kimball Junction were in studio.

Martin Van Trieste is the CEO of Civica Rx, a new not for profit generic drug company that will help patients by addressing shortages and high prices of life saving medications. Intermountain Healthcare is among the organizations that are forming the new, not for profit company.

RightGift is a software created for non-profits to register for things they need. The software is free to the non-profits and free for the person purchasing/donating the items. Scott Goldberg is in studio explaining the benefits of RightGift.

Jessica McCleary of Mountain Town Olive Oil at 613 Main Street in Park City talks fresh extra virgin olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars.

 Renai and Roger's first guest is Former New York Times columnist Anand Giridharadas. He discusses his book, Winners Take All - The Elite Charade Changing the World.

Sierra McCleve, the co-owner of Dottie’s Kolache is in today to explain what a kolache is and how many varieties  are available.  Dottie’s Kolache is located at 95 South Main in Heber.

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