2003 – Present, KRCL Community Radio, Salt Lake City, UT
Public Affairs Director – Currently executive produce and direct KRCL’s public affairs talk show, RadioActive. Research topics and show ideas, book local and national guests, engineer program, screen callers and direct the broadcast with technical proficiency and craft. Innovate programming to address the public interest. On-line research and story development. Write and produce daily promos. Launch community events. Coordinate on air fundraising. Insure content and quality is consistent with the primary mission of KRCL.
Notable national guests have included Howard Zinn, Studs Turkel, Angela Davis, Congressman Barney Frank, Congressman John Conyers, Senator Al Franken, James Hansen, Blackalicious, Molly Ivins, Crispin Glover, Michael Franti, Sage Francis, Winona LaDuke, Amy Sedaris, Grover Norquist, The Indigo Girls, Phil Donahue, Danny Glover, Utah Phillips, Amy Goodman, Dan Savage, Cleve Jones, Dustin Lance Black.
2009 – The Passion of Sister Dottie S. Dixon, Salt Lake City, UT
Playwright, Producer – co-authored the popular play that premiered with Pygmalion Theatre Company. The show premiered to rave reviews, sold out runs, two revivals, local art awards and national recognition. The character of “Sister Dottie” has been written about in The Nation, The Huffington Post and The Gay Times (UK). The play won three Arty Awards from The Salt Lake City Weekly. Readers of the SLCW voted Sister Dottie “Best Utahn 2010” beating out former Utah governor Jon Huntsman. Dottie was acknowledged as the “Best Theatrical Force” in Salt Lake Magazine’s annual “Best of the Beehive”.
2006 – 2008, Now Queer This, KRCL, Salt Lake City, UT
Creator, executive producer, lead writer of weekly radio series. Series explored the fringe of queer culture. Organized an all-volunteer team of writers, editors and on-air talent. Segments ranged from local LGBT politics, local and national news, queer academia, art, music, comedy and personal radio essays.
2006-2008, Natural Family Values, Salt Lake City, UT
Producer, short documentary film. Natural Family Values documents the schism with the rural town of Kanab, Utah, after the city council enacts a discriminatory “natural family” ordinance. Featured in NYU’s 2008 American Studies Film Series.
2002 – 2003, Global Artways Salt Lake City, UT
Instructor Instructed after school video production classes for junior high and ESL students. Designed, implemented and delivered curriculum.
2004 – BA, Anthropology, University of Utah
2003 – BA, Film Studies, University of Utah