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 and her husband Mark consider Utah home, and enjoy playing the role of Park City tour guide for their out-of-state friends and family.

 

KPCW is halfway through its Summer Pledge Drive.

The fundraiser began Monday, August 19th.  The public radio station raised $30,470 in the first day, and $36,835 in the second day.  The station is trying to raise $175,000 by the end of the week.  KPCW will continue with the on-air pledge drive through Thursday, 6pm.  The station's online auction will close Friday, 6pm.

Perry Dickson of Slim and Knobby’s Bike Shop stopped by to tell us about their new location at 84 South Main Street in Heber. At Slim and Knobby’s they pride themselves in being the most exceptional and experienced bike shop in the region. Their mechanics all have over a decade of experience each and achieve excellence with every build and work order. 

 Mark Enderle is the  CEO of Storied Development LCC, the developer of Talisker Club. He visited with Roger and Renai about Talisker Club’s recent acquisition of the historic Coal & Lumber Building at the center of Park City’s famed Main Street which recently opened as Courchevel, a Talisker Club Bistro. 

Renai and Roger's first guest is Tyler Cowen,  author of Big, Business: A Love Letter To An American Anti-Hero. Tyler Cowen is Holbert L. Harris Chair of Economics at George Mason University and serves as chairman and general director of the Mercatus Center at George Mason University.  In Big Business, Cowen puts forth an impassioned defense of corporations and their essential role in a balanced, productive, and progressive society. He dismantles common misconceptions and untangles conflicting intuitions. 

Tori Sowul is in the pre-production phase of Rock Roselle – Mountain Bike Apparel designed for women - a company that designs highly technical garments that are tailor-made for women with a perfect blend of femininity and strength, comfort and style.  Tori Is beginning the brands journey with one mountain bike jersey – she hopes to expand into a full collection. Shorts, tanks, additional jersey designs and casual wear.

Dr. Jim Suttie has been teaching golf to all types of golfers for over 42 years. He has worked with pros on the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour and the Champions Tour. He has worked with beginners as well as your average player. His specialty is juniors as he coached at four different universities. He also specializes in working with golfers with physical problems. For example if you have a bad hip, knee or back, Dr. Suttie is the man to see in the U.S. Not only does he have a doctorate in this area but he suffers from these problems himself.

Are Endless Distractions Dragging You Down At Work? Dr. Cynthia Howard (www.eileadership.org) is an executive coach, performance expert and the author of The Resilient Leader, Mindset Makeover: Uncover the Elephant in the Room. She holds a PhD in human development and in the past 20-plus years she has coached thousands of professionals, leaders and executives toward mindset mastery and consistent success.

On KPCW's Mountain Money, Brian Shirken, the President of Columbus Pacific, talks about Pendry, a luxury resort at the base of Canyons Village.

Jill Shroyer is the second guest on Mountain Money today. She helps managers navigate through the complex HR terrain.

Today's guest on Mountain Money is Jason Ware, Chief Investment Officer at Albion Financial Group.  He talks with Renai and Doug about the economy, the U.S. trade war impacts, and the stock market.

Today on Mountain Money, Mike Norton, an Associate Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, has researched how money can buy happiness - when you don't spend it on yourself.  The key is social spending that benefits not just you, but other people. 

Today on Mountain Money, Renai and Roger visit with Criag Hall, the author of BOOM: Bridging the Opportunity Gap to Reignite Startups. For decades, the Unted States has been experiencing a shocking decline in the number of new business startups - and it's gotten worse since the Great Recession. 

Rob and Rachel Alday own Abode Luxury Rentals, a vacation rental business. They are the new owners of Ying Laundromat in Park City. 

Troy D’Ambrosio is the executive director of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, assistant dean at the David Eccles School of Business and holds a Presidential Chair in Entrepreneurship at the U. The Lassonde Institute assists students and faculty from idea to company launch through programs, competitions, and curriculum.

Renai and Roger visit with William Gale, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, co-director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and author of Fiscal Therapy: Curing America’s Debt Addiction and Investing in the Future.

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