Carolyne Heldman

Executive Director

Carolyne Heldman started her career in broadcast media in college radio. She pivoted to television in 1986 when she worked as an on-air personality (or “VJ”) at MTV Networks. She continued in television working on several sports shows including ESPN’s long running magazine show, Ski World. Heldman was the Station Manager for the Aspen Skiing Company’s television station for several years, returning to radio as Group Program Director for a company that owned commercial stations in resort communities in Colorado and California. She started at Aspen Public Radio in 2008 as Program Director, taking over as Executive Director in 2013.

This week on Cross Currents, Aspen Community Theatre's fall production, "40 Years of Laughter and Tears," with Jeannie Walla, Tammy Barr and David Dyer.

Dear Community Member,

Whatever your politics, the results of the 2016 election have shown us all how divided we are. Both as a nation, but also in our own community.

On Cross Currents this week is Response, Help for Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

Next week is the Ken Rudin Political Junkie event from Paepcke Auditorium with Steve House, Chairperson of the Colorado Republican Committee, and Rick Palacio, Chairperson of the Colorado Democratic Committee.  

 This week and next is the Ken Rudin Political Junkie event from Paepcke Auditorium with Steve House, Chairperson of the Colorado Republican Committee, and Rick Palacio, Chairperson of the Colorado Democratic Committee.

Skippy Mesirow of Aspen NextGen Commission, and Ashely Feddersen of Aspen Young Professionals Association with details on their election event at the Limelight Hotel Oct. 5.

 On Cross Currents this week, Eden Vardy of Aspen Tree and Dawn Shepard of Meatless Monday on the Aspen Fall Festival on Sunday Oct. 2 at Aspen Tree.

 The Colorado End of Life Options Act, Proposition 106, is discussed this week on Cross Currents. Guests include proponent Randi Lowenthal and opponent Carrie Ann Lucas, along with Rabbi David Segal.

 

 

This week on Cross Currents is a segment from the archives with photographer Andrea Booher, who was one of two photojournalists who documented Ground Zero after the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

 This week on Cross Currents is the second part of the conversation with Weston Boyles of Rios to Rivers, a local non profit for cultural and environmental education.

This week on Cross Currents is Weston Boyles of Rios to Rivers, a local non profit for cultural and environmental education.

 This week on Cross Currents, The Little Nell Hotel is hosting a BBQ cookoff with top Aspen chefs to benefit the Aspen Homeless Shelter Thursday.

On Cross Currents this week is Carol Cisco and Scott McHale, architects and designers with Designing for Veterans and the Aspen Veteran Recovery Ranch.

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 This week on Cross Currents we welcome guests Shahbaz Taseer and his wife Maheen, who were guests of the Marshall Direct Fund at a benefit event last week.

 This week on Cross Currents is Rabbi David Segal of the Aspen Jewish Congregation, along with Rabbi David Ingber of Romemu, which is attempting to transform the way Judaism is practiced and experienced by infusing aspects of Eastern spiritual practices with traditional Orthodox influences, so the ta’am or “taste” is unmistakably Jewish.

 

This week on Cross Currents, Amanda Boxtel and Malibu Kelly Hayes talk about the Bridging Bionics Program.

 Novelist Maria Semple, author of the bestselling "Where'd You Go Bernadette" and a new novel coming out this fall talks with host Carolyne Heldman. Semple was in Aspen as a teacher at this summer's Aspen Words.

 

 This week on Cross Currents, Kitty Boone, Vice President, Public Programs at the Aspen Institute on this year's Aspen Ideas Festival.

 Chip Comins and the AREDay Summit in Snowmass June 20-24.

 

This week on Cross Currents, learn about the eightth annual Aspen Fringe Festival. Guests are David Ledingham, Brian Kusic, Anjali Austin and Mo Lamee.

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