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.

 

Nicolle Feinberg, owner of Wasatch E Bike, is in studio.  Wasatch E Bike is a dealer of Magnum Electric Bikes.  They are located at 25 West Main Street in Midway. They offer new E Bike sales, rentals and service.

Anna Davies & Robbie Stout are  co-owners of Ritual Chocolate, a locally-based artisan chocolate maker. Ritual Chocolate is launching a monthly subscription. This new product is launching in the spring and is 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 wich 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.  

Mare Piper from the Christian Center Boutique was in studio. The Christian Center Boutique features  name-brand quality clothing, accessories, footwear, and exercise apparel for the entire family.

Dr. Jim Walker is the Director of the Sports Science Program at Intermountain Medical Center. As the NCAA tournament gets underway in Salt Lake City many are wondering what impact the altitude could have on athletes who come from areas with lower elevations. Intermountain TOSH has a sports science department which can simulate both high and low altitude training for athletes.

Mike Quincy, Consumer Reports Magazine, is an auto tester at the CR test center in Colchester, Connecticut.  The 2019 Auto Issue of Consumer Reports is out, and we talking about the best and worst cars, trucks and SUV’s.

Jill Abramson is the author of Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts. In her book, she works hard to explain the disruption of the news media over the past decade, and the erosion of trust in the country. She started as a reporter in the era of Watergate. At the New York Times, she held senior editorial positions, the first woman to serve as Washington bureau chief, then managing editor and executive editor. A senior lecturer at Harvard University, she writes a column about U.S. politics for The Guardian.

Since Valentines Day is just three days away, it’s time for some sweet talk with Phyllis Robinson, the owner of Tandem Chocolates in Park City.

The owners of local beauty products company “Cult And King”, Jared Brigs and Robin Whitney,  explain how they do “Pretty without the Poison.”   They say their proven, toxic-free products for men and women, not only make their customers LOOK better, but may also help the big players in the glamour industry change their ways.

Co-hosts Renai Bodley Miller and Roger Goldman talk to the owner of Wicked Fast Internet!  Trevor Adrian explains how his frustration with slow, and sometimes nonexistent, internet service in Summit County inspired him to start his own internet company that provides 5G service.

Sam Osselaer

With the heavy snowfall Monday and a winter storm warning in effect until Tuesday, 4am, Park City has announced a plan for clearing Park Avenue and Main Street.  The city is offering alternative overnight parking in the Mawhinney lot, across from the Park City library at 1200 Park Avenue, through midnight on Wednesday, January 23rd.  The city asks drivers to remove their cars from Park Avenue and Main Street and park in the Mawhinney lot so snow removal crews can work overnight through Wednesday evening.  

The second guest on the program is Claire Best of Claire Best and Associates,  a celebrity talent agency for numerous writers, directors  producers and cinematographers. Claire tells of her experiences with Sundance.

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