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.

 

City Council Candidates Tim Henney, Josh Hobson, Steve Joyce and Mark Blue appeared on KPCW's  Election Forum Thursday, October 12th at 10 AM.  The one hour segment was moderated by KCPW News Director Leslie Thatcher and KPCW General Manager Renai Bodley.

Mountain Money - October 9, 2017

Oct 9, 2017

In Today’s Mountain Money program, Renai and Doug visit with Nancy Koehn, historian at Harvard Business School and author of Forged in Crisis The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times.  The second guests are Pete Labore and Andy Fletcher with Backcountry.com and their new in-house brand, Basin and Range.  The final guest is Ginger Reese with the Park City Restaurant Association talking about the final week of Dine About in Park City.

Summit County Sheriff

The man accused of shooting and killing a local bartender was found guilty of murder.  29 year-old James Enoch Henfling of Midvale admitted to shooting 37 year-old Jose Fernandez in a Snowcrest Condominium on February 22, 2016.  Henfling said it was in self defense.   But  a jury returned a guilty verdict Friday afternoon, saying Henfling knowingly and intentionally took the life of Fernandez.

 

 

 

Organizers assembled a panel to talk about fake news and the demise of Civil Discourse. The forum, Thursday night, was held at St. Lukes Church  in Snyderville. Panel members included George Pyle, Ben Winslow, John Mejia, Stu Stanek, Marsha Maxwell and Robert Huber. Moderator, Renai Bodley.

Organizers assembled a panel to talk about fake news and the demise of Civil Discourse. The forum, Thursday night, was held at St. Lukes Church  in Snyderville. Panel members included George Pyle, Ben Winslow, John Mejia, Stu Stanek, Marsha Maxwell and Robert Huber. Moderator, Renai Bodley.

Mountain Money - October 2, 2017

Oct 2, 2017

On today’s Mountain Money, Renai and Doug visit with Heather Zynczak, the CMO of Pluralsight, Kate Mapp who is the Adult Services Librarian at the Park City Library and Brad Owen, CEO and founder of NeverBounce.

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:  

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