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.

 

Today on Mountain Money, Renai and Doug talk with attorney Jay Curtis who practices primarily in the areas of estate planning and administration, taxation, business planning, and retirement planning for clients in all ranges of wealth and complexity. The second guest is Blake Christian who provides tax consulting and compliance services to clients that include multinational, publicly traded corporations, as well as closely held owner managed businesses. The final guest is Tom Klein of Loop Messenger.

Mountain Money - October 30, 2017

Oct 30, 2017

On Mountain Money, Renai Bodley and guest co-host Roger Goldman speak with Victor Matheson, Professor of Economics and Accounting at the College of the Holy Cross at the University of Minnesota. He talks about the impact of the Olympics in Utah. In the second segment, Renai and Roger speak with  Patty Johnson and Chef Sebastian Silberieas from Element Park City. Final guests on the program, Ann Martin and Kris Hanaman stop by from Get Organized.

Summit County Sheriff's Office

Summit County Sheriff's Deputies arrested a man and a woman in Summit Park  just after midnight Wednesday, and found stolen mail belonging to more than 30 Summit County residents in their vehicle.  The deputies were responding to a call from a resident about a suspicious vehicle.   Deputies say when they located the vehicle and made contact with the occupants, one of them gave false personal information.   Officers then found a large quantity of U.S.

KPCW

The Park City Rotary Club and KPCW hosted a candidate forum Tuesday featuring candidates for City Council.  Appearing on the program, Mark Blue, Tim Henney, Josh Hobson and Steve Joyce.  The forum  was moderated by KPCW’S Renai Bodley.

Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest

A Blackhawk helicopter joined firefighting efforts near Strawberry Reservoir Monday. The Soldier Creek Fire and Trout Creek Fire started Sunday on the east side of Highway 40 and have burned hundreds of acres. Fire crews responded quickly Sunday to keep the blaze from moving across the road. Uinta Wasatch Cache National Forest Public Affairs Specialist Kathy Pollock says the wind picked up Monday afternoon and the fire is burning brush, sage, and aspens. She added that the helicopter is dumping water on the fire, which is causing a lot of smoke.

Today on Mountain Money, Renai and Doug visit with Claudia Chan about her new book, This is How We Rise.  The second guests on the program are Justin Hunter and Michelle Larson announcing their new business, Park City Sync Float. The final guest on the program is Meryl  Vander Merwe speaking of the expansion of Jafflz.

Paul Hewitt, Park City Fire Service District Chief

 Wild weather hit the Park City area Friday afternoon.  High winds downed power lines, causing electricity outages and a wildfire in Summit County.  According to Paul Hewitt, Park City Fire District Chief, a fire burned between two and three acres east of Interstate 40 and North of Interstate 248.  No one was injured and no structures were threatened. The nearest development is Black Rock near Browns Canyon, which is about a half mile away.  Hewitt says the fire started near a power pole.  Despite high winds, firefighters controlled the blaze within thirty minutes.

KPCW

A group of elected Utah leaders are looking at potentially hosting another Olympic Winter Games.  On Monday, they announced the formation of an official Olympic/Paralympic Exploratory Committee (OEC).    

Today on Mountain Money, Renai Bodley and Doug Wells visit with Red Ledges COO Mitchel Burns about Red Ledges' 10th anniversary.  The second guest, Nick Smith  brings us up to date on Brydge Keyboards and Roody Salvatore tells us about Makaya Caters.

Park City Mayoral Candidates Dana Williams and Andy Beerman appeared on KPCW's  Election Forum Thursday, October 12th at 11 AM.  The One hour segment was moderated by KPCW News Director Leslie Thatcher and KPCW General Manager Renai Bodley.

 

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