Renai Bodley

General Manager

Renai Bodley 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 considers Utah home, and enjoys playing the role of Park City tour guide for her out-of-state friends and family.

 

Mountain Money - September 25, 2017

Sep 25, 2017

Today on Mountain Money, Renai Bodley and guest co-host Roger Goldman talk with  Troy D'Ambrosio, the Executive Director of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute, Jim Lane, Owner of the Avon and Ideal Theaters' in Heber City and Bret Webster from the Webster Gallery on Main Street in Park City.

On today’s Mountain Money, Renai and Doug visit with Trevor Milton, founder and CEO of Nikola Motor Company of Salt Lake City.  Nikola designs electric components, drivetrains, and vehicles, including the Nikola one and two electric semi-trucks.  The second guest is Kayleigh Morton, chef at the new Bells Bakery in Heber.

Hosts Renai Bodley and Bob Hendricks welcome Tim Timco, President of S&S Worldwide in Logan Utah. S&S has created some of the most heart stopping thrill rides in the world.  The second guest is  Scott Svenson, co-founder of MOD Pizza with a new location in Park City and Jennifer and Dean Tutor, owners of Indigo Highway.

Bob Wheaton, President and General Manager of Deer Valley Resort, says there will be "no changes" despite the sale of the Park City ski area to a new four season resort company.  Click below to hear his interview with KPCW General Manager Renai Bodley:  

Deer Valley Resort will be acquired by a newly-formed resort company, according to a press release from the resort Monday.   The transaction is expected to close before the next ski season.  The sale does not include Solitude Resort.  Deer Valley partners will maintain ownership of that resort in Big Cottonwood Canyon.  

The first guest on Mountain Money was Mark Pittman, CEO of Blyncsy.  Through his innovative technology platform he is able to monitor the vitality of Park City by taking the pulse of the traffic grid in real time. The second guest was Lorin Smaha, owner of Freshies Lobster Company in Park City. The final guest on the program was Dr. Michael Kagen who is offering Concierge Medicine In Park City.

KPCW has been following the August primary ballot problems in Wasatch County.  The statement below is from the Wasatch County Clerk's website.  To see the previous statements, click here.

"2017 Wasatch County Primary Election Issues - Second Announcement

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The three men running for Park City mayor debated several issues in a two-hour forum hosted by Leslie Thatcher and Renai Bodley at the KPCW studios on Friday, August 4th.  

In the first hour, they discussed the proposed Treasure Hill development, the city's plans for net zero (approximately 20 minutes in), affordable housing (28 minutes in), transportation, (40 minutes in), and ends with a two-question "lightning round" featuring plastic bags and Vail (48 minutes in).   Listen to the first hour here:

Mountain Money - July 17, 2017

Jul 17, 2017

Renai and Doug’s guests on Mountain Money today included Val Hale, Executive Director, Governor’s Office of Economic Development, Theresa Foxley, CEO Economic Development Corporation of Utah and Park City Chamber President and CEO, Bill Malone.

The Mountain Life - July 12, 2017

Jul 12, 2017

Renai Bodley and Dave Cushing interview Dr. Stuart Shanker, a Canadian psychologist with a new and very practical book about raising our kids: “Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage With Life”. Then they talk with local Pilates instructor Tracy Powers about the work she and her colleagues do at their Range studio in town. Hint: they teach Pilates and also the specialized fitness techniques of Gyrotonic.

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