Alycin Bektesh

Reporter, Host

Alycin Bektesh is an award-winning multimedia journalist recognized for her public affairs reporting and newsroom leadership. She is a Colorado native, growing up in Boulder and Fort Collins before heading to Vermont where she obtained her undergraduate degree in Photography and Playwriting in 2006.

She then spent three years in New York City running the studios at PhotoManhattan photography school and working as a photographer and columnist for Brooklyn culture magazine Pomp & Circumstance.

In 2010 Alycin obtained her Masters Degree from Indiana University’s Ernie Pyle School of Journalism, and went on to lead the newsroom of WFHB Bloomington Community Radio for the next five years.

In her time as a journalist, Alycin has won numerous awards for her reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists, including being recognized for producing 2014’s Best Newscast and Best Election Day Coverage in the state of Indiana. Alycin has also been recognized by the Association of Women in Communications and was named the 2015 Emerging Leader by the City of Bloomington’s Commission on the Status of Women for her work in mentoring young female journalists and covering issues of social justice and inequality.

Alycin reports on government affairs, local non profits, and community concerns for Aspen Public Radio, and can be heard hosting All Things Considered each week day.

David Petraeus - Chairman, KKR Global Institute; Visiting Professor, CUNY; Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School; Former CIA Director and Retired US Army General 

Peter Thiel Co-Founder, PayPal; Technology Entrepreneur and Investor, Founders Fund

Paul Ryan represents Wisconsin’s 1st congressional district, serving his ninth term in Congress. 

Gwen Ifill - Moderator and Managing Editor, PBS’s "Washington Week"; Co-Anchor and Managing Editor, “PBS NewsHour" 

Brian Greene is a professor of physics and mathematics at Columbia University and widely recognized for groundbreaking discoveries in superstring theory, including the co-discoveries of mirror symmetry and topology change. 

The Red Brick Center for the Arts will host the opening of a new art installation entitled, “On That Note”.

 

The collection features art by local artists including Langford Barksdale and Roger Davis. The show, “on that note” focuses on art that involves music.

 

Featured Speakers: Francis Collins, Judy Woodruff

Precision medicine is the opposite of one-size-fits-all therapy. An emerging approach to preventing or treating diseases, it factors in individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle in order to custom-tailor treatment. 

Featured Speakers: Seema Yasmin, Chris Underhill// Sometimes the mind seems to have been left behind. Despite tremendous progress in other branches of medicine, mental health services fail millions who need them, the pharmaceutical armamentarium is inadequate, stigma remains a tremendous impediment to care, and the power of early intervention has not been adequately harnessed. 

Featured scholar: Sam Kargbo. // Nowhere has the tight embrace of global and domestic health been more visible than in the Ebola epidemic, which sprinted through West Africa and then landed on US and European shores. 

A family camping in Ruedi Reservoir had an early morning wakeup call from a bear, while camping at the Dearhamer Campground.

Aspen Public Radio’s full coverage of of former President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter in conversation with Aspen Institute President and CEO Walter Isaacson, as the kick off to this season’s McCloskey Speaker series.

Listen Live!

Jun 23, 2015

Today, beginning at 3:30, Aspen Public Radio will be offering a live broadcast of The McCloskey Speaker Series' presentation of former President Jimmy Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter.

    

Tune in to Aspen Public Radio's live coverage of the Aspen Ideas Festival this week, with live talks from venues around town. 

Catch up with any talks you've missed on our Aspen Ideas Festival Page.

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