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's show features artist Nancy Lovendahl and her mentee, Cheyenne Meyers of Basalt from the ArtBase Claudette Carter Art Mentors Program.

 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.

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