Leslie Thatcher

News Director

Tough but fair, Leslie is the woman most of Park City wakes up with every weekday morning.  Leslie has been at KPCW since 1990 and her years at KPCW have given her depth and insight, guiding her as she asks local leaders and citizens the questions on everyone’s minds during the live interviews of the Local News Hour.

As KPCW's News Director, she has the pulse of the community and an unmatched range of contacts that allows the station to cover everything going on in town, from increased school taxes and water rates to personal achievements and community-wide victories. When she's not sussing out the next story, you'll see her face at many Park City events, as well as on the ski hill and mountain trails.

In 2016, Leslie was honored as the Park City Rotary Club's Professional Citizen of the Year and served as Grand Marshall of the Miner Day parade.

The Park City Board of Realtors also honored Leslie with its 2018 Community Service Award for "asking the questions on everyone's mind."

Ways to Connect

A Park City woman has died of injuries she suffered in an ice climbing accident last week. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Park City Mountain Resort marketing director Krista Parry has been tapped to serve as senior vice president and chief innovation officer of a newly created company, Powdr Enterprises. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

Park City resident Ted McAleer will be honored by Utah governor Gary Herbert Thursday as one of ten recipients of the Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher has more.

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