Carolyne Heldman

Executive Director

Raised in Aspen, Colorado, Carolyne graduated with honors from the University of California at Santa Barbara as a theater and film student. After a few years as a DJ in commercial radio, Carolyne moved to NYC and was the second of the new wave of VJs hired at MTV Networks. She lived the fast life in New York as an MTV television personality from 1986-1988 before returning to the mountains. She then lived in Boulder, Colorado and worked for Prime Sports Network on a mountain bike television show, The Fat Tire Journal and hosted and produced special segments for Bob Beattie's long running TV show, Ski World on ESPN. She moved back to the Aspen area in 1995 with her husband to start a family. Carolyne was the Station Manager for the Aspen Skiing Company's television station, Channel 16, producing and directing the award-winning, live morning show, Aspen Today for 3 years. She then returned to radio, hosting the morning show on local radio station KSNO. Carolyne began as the Program Director at APR in 2008. She became Executive Director of Aspen Public Radio in 2013.

 This is from the Cross Current archives. This program takes an in depth look at the recent prescribed burn in the Hunter Creek Valley, why it was scheduled and what results can be expected.

The Little Nell is hosting a benefit dinner for the Aspen Homeless Shelter on Saturday, May 14 with food from Biju's Little Curry Shop of Denver.

 

This week on Cross Currents is from the archives with NPR Foreign Correspondent Mike Shuster from the Given Institute on Iran, China, North Korea, and Syria. 

Carbondale is host to this year's Colorado Creative Industries Summit May 4-6. 

 On Cross Currents this week, a rebroadcast of a conversation with attorney Anita Hill.

Coming up on Cross Currents, part 1 of Dr. Nader Hashemi of the University of Denver's Joseph Korbel School of Middle Eastern Studies on the Isis Crisis: How the World Should Respond. Dr. Hashemi spoke at Colorado Rocky Mountain School in Carbondale in February.

 

 

Coming up on Cross Currents, weather permitting, there will be a prescribed fire in the Upper Hunter Creek Valley later this spring.

  ACES Rock Bottom Ranch has just been designated "Certified Wildlife Friendly". 

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Cross Currents this week is with professor Jeremy Suri of the University of Texas, Austin. 

This is a special "Best Of" Pledge Drive edition of Cross Currents with local photographer Pete McBride. 

On this week's show, the Rocky Mountain Institute's new building

  On today's Cross Currents, Junior Achievement of the Roaring Fork Valley teaching financial literacy to students from K-12. 

The Aspen Science Center is opening The Aspen STEAM Center at the Crystal Palace on February 14th. President David Houggy is our guest.

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David Houggy and Laura Crow of the Buddy Program talk about their recruitment for new buddies for National Mentoring Month.

Aspen Country Day School's 3rd grade class reciting Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream Speech". They also talk about what they are learning this year and their own dreams for the country.

This week on Cross Currents, host Carolyne Heldman is joined by guests from  Habitat for Humanity of the  Roaring Fork Valley.

This week on Cross Currents,  Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron and Chip Comins, the Executive Director of ARE Day just returned from the COP 21 conference in Paris. 

This week on Cross Currents, Dave Foreman, Founder of the environmental movement EarthFirst!, along with Will Roush and Justin Patrick of Wilderness Workshop.

This week on Cross Currents: The Aspen Youth Center.

On this week's show Aspen TREE. They are hosting their annual free Farm to table Community Dinner at the Hotel Jerome, Tuesday Nov. 24th.

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