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.

 

The recent arrests of three Park City men on fraudulent ID charges have lead to efforts by some in the community to defend the men and help their family.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

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Trash pickup didn't happen for several Summit County residents Monday.   Their trash cans were left empty on purpose.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

Local News Hour - May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017

Park City has banned single-use plastic bags at large stores that sell groceries.  We'll hear from City Councilman Andy Beerman and the city's Director of Sustainability, Luke Cartin.   Phil Rozenski, Senior Director of Sustainability for Novolex also joins the discussion.

Should the Summit County Council raise property taxes?   Council member Glenn Wright breaks down the numbers.  Then, Snyderville Planning Commissioner Bea Peck talks about two big projects on the docket .  One is a 168-unit development on Rasmussen Road, that the developer says would be 70% affordable housing.  The other project consists of two new buildings at Quarry Village with “unique” characteristics. 

Local News Hour - May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017

Park City has a new building chief, and he’s a familiar face.  David Thacker talks about how he will oversee the town’s building boom.       Then, City manager Diane Foster and Budget Operations Manager Jed Briggs discuss next year’s budget, a new event planner for the 4th of July, a resolution on Bonanza Flat, and brand-new condos that may become affordable housing in Prospector.

The likely buyer of the Mayflower property has revealed details of its plan for a new ski village off of Highway 40 on the east side of Deer Valley.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

As more condominiums and townhomes spring up along Highway 248 in Wasatch County, another town considers raising the density within its boundaries.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:

There are two competitors for the site of a new luxury hotel the Military Installation Development Authority wants to build near Deer Valley.  KPCW's Renai Bodley has the story:  

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Summit County Attorney Robert Hilder has died.    The Summit County Council released the following  statement Wednesday evening:  

"It is with sadness we announce the passing of Summit County Attorney Robert Hilder to cancer.  Robert was diagnosed with esophageal cancer in early February and succumbed to the disease earlier today.  Robert was a true public servant and represented the citizens of Summit County with exceptional knowledge and resolve.  Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family in this very sad time."

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Phil Kaplan, who just last week unexpectedly resigned as president of the Park City Board of Education last week, will resign from the board completely at the end of this school year.   The following announcement came from the Park City School District late Wednesday afternoon:    

"Phil Kaplan, school board member representing District 1, has submitted his resignation from the Park City Board of Education, due to personal reasons. The resignation is effective at the end of this school year (June 9, 2017). 

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