John Burdick

Assistant Program Director & Volunteer DJ Coordinator

John is a graduate of The University of Southern California School of Dramatic Arts and started with KPCW as a volunteer DJ in 2002. At that time he was the Thursday 10am-12pm DJ on air every week until 2008. He rejoined the KPCW team in 2010 when the station started the public affairs shows. His show “Fun Friday”, which he co-hosted with Jan Williams, ran from 2010 until 2014. "Fun Friday" was recognized by the Utah Broadcasters Association for the best radio personality or team from 2011-2013. He and Jan also produced, engineered and voiced multiple pledge drive campaigns and promo spots which won 15 UBEE awards for the station from '08-'13. He is excited to rejoin KPCW as a full time Assistant Program Director and Volunteer DJ coordinator in starting in 2017.

Outside of the station John has followed his passion to entertain people, studying improv comedy with Second City and Comedy Sportz in his home town of Chicago, Illinois. He has been a founding member and performer with multiple improv groups: “Comedius Interruptus” at USC , “Off the Top Comedy”, “Improvabilities” and “Park City Improv: Laugh Elevated” in Park City, UT.  John has performed in  theaters throughout Los Angeles, Chicago, Park City and Edinburgh, Scotland. He is a regular performer with the Historic Egyptian Theater performing since 2002 in the "Park City Follies" which is a yearly original comedy that pokes fun at current events happening in and around Park City. In addition to theater John continues to work as an actor on television, radio and in films. 

The Morning Mix - March 30, 2018

Mar 30, 2018

John Wells and guest co-host John Burdick welcome Two-time Olympic medalist and local ski champion, Shannon Bahrke who has added children's book author to her impressive resume with the publishing of "Mommy Why Is Your Hair Pink?" And Park City Education Foundation staff member Jen Billow details important registration deadlines for the 9th annual Running With Ed event. 

The Morning Mix - March 9, 2018

Mar 9, 2018

Authentic traveling blues folk singer Tom Bennett performs in studio with fiddle accompanist Rooster. Tony Oros explains his journey from on-air talent and musician to booking agent and promoter in Park City and throughout the Mountain West. Rock & Roll Hall of Famers and surf-rock instrumentalists The Ventures talk about the band's 60-year legacy,  why they're big in Japan, and their shows this weekend at Egyptian Theatre.

Snow Report

Nov 19, 2015
Basin Recreation


All our local resorts call in with the freshest news on their snow conditions every morning. Catch them live:

  • 7:18AM - Mountain Trails / Basin Recreation
  • 7:28 AM (7:35 Sundays) - Park City, Deer Valley & White Pine
  • 8:08 AM - Utah Avalanche Center



Cross-country skiing in Western Summit County.

Fun Friday - June 20, 2014

Jun 20, 2014

Fun Friday signs off today, with the Fun Friday Finale. Thank you to our final guests, Park Silly Sunday Market, Basin Recreation, Chef Scott and Teri Orr. Thanks to our loyal sponsors over the years. Thanks to our Fun Friday Fansters. It WAS fun!

Fun Friday - June 13, 2014

Jun 13, 2014

This show is the introduction to summer fun. Our guest Chris Eggleton, President of Newpark Owners Association talks about the Thursday night concert series and other summer activities. Sit back, relax and listen as John and Jan crack themselves up. Start filling in your summer schedule.

Fun Friday - May 30, 2014

May 30, 2014

Fun Friday celebrates "Quint Friday", the 5th Friday of the month. The first guests are from Canyons Resort. Margo Christiansen and Christie Johnson give a run down of summer events, starting with the Farmers Market. Then, Melanie Welch is in the studio to announce this weekends summer opener events and things to do at the Utah Olympic Park.

Fun Friday - April 18, 2014

Apr 18, 2014

Easter chocolate, Easter Tulips and Easter fun. Our guests include Britnee Johnson from Thanksgiving Point who says that the 10th Annual Tulip Festival is now open. Then Paulmichael Maxfield with the Natural History Museum of Utah, and Scott Querry from Solstice Chocolate team up for a sweet display at the museum the "Chocolate Exhibit".

Fun Friday - April 4, 2014

Apr 4, 2014

This show transitions from winter to spring. Maura Robbins and Sean Beard are in to get us excited about getting a team together for Park City Education Foundation's Running With Ed fundraiser. Spring also brings golf season. Christopher Johnson, Certified Personal Coach with GolfTec helps us "swing into spring". Then Jan Mitchell is here to cheer on the Youth Sports Alliance 'Team Park City' Olympic and Paralympic Homecoming Parade.

Fun Friday - March 28, 2014

Mar 28, 2014

A mix of seasons fills the show. The first guest is Carrie Westberg, Event/Promotions Manager for Deer Valley Resort. She gives us the run down of the U.S. Freestyle Championship, March 28 through 30th. Then, we hop into spring with Katherine Veeder from Swaner EcoCenter. Their Spring and Earth Day celebration is next Saturday, April 5.

Fun Friday March14, 2014

Mar 14, 2014

The Annual St. Patrick's Day show is green and fun. Our first holiday guest is Mike From Top Shelf Services, who has a range of drinks, with and without alcohol. Then Chef Mike from Maxwell's leads us down the path of traditional foods to make. Have a fun but safe holiday.