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.

 

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.

Summit County, Utah

The driver of a Park City bus is suspected of driving under the influence after the bus went off the road Saturday morning.   Only the driver and a passenger were on board, and neither one was injured according to Summit County officials.  The incident happened around 8am on Homestead Road between Jeremy Ranch and Pinebrook subdivisions. 

Nicolle Feinberg, owner of Wasatch E Bike, is in studio. Wasatch E Bike is a dealer of Magnum Electric Bikes and offers new E Bike sales, rentals, and servicing.

Anna Davies & Robbie Stout are co-owners of Ritual Chocolate, a locally-based artisan chocolate maker. Ritual Chocolate is launching a monthly subscription in the spring. The launch marks another way for Park City residents to sample the best of what Ritual Chocolate has to offer.

Sandy Rogers is the author of Leading Loyalty: Cracking the Code to Customer Devotion. He is the leader of Franklin Covey’s Loyalty Practice. He was previously senior vice president at Enterprise Rent-A-Car. During his 14 years there, Sandy managed the turnaround of the London, England, operation and led the teams that developed Enterprise’s marketing strategy and system for improving customer service across all branches.

In a re-broadcast of a Mountain Money show that aired on January 7, Renai and Doug visit with Danny Kofke, author of the book, The Wealthy Teacher: Lessons for Prospering on a School Teacher's Salary.

In a re-broadcast of a Mountain Money show which aired on February 25, Renai, Doug, and Roger visit with author and journalist Jill Abramson about her book, Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts

Summit Land Conservancy

The Summit Land Conservancy announced Monday afternoon it has completed its fundraising campaign to save the 158-acre Osguthorpe Farm located off Old Ranch Road.  The Conservancy, a nonprofit dedicated to saving land in Summit County, faced a March 31st deadline to raise $5.6 million to leverage federal funding.  

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