Carolyne Heldman

Executive Director/Host - CrossCurrents

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.

Ways To Connect

Originally aired April 17th, 2013

Huts for Vets, a non-profit founded in January, will lead three day wilderness hut trips at no cost, to veterans beginning this summer.

Paul Anderson, founder and ED of Huts for Vets, along with Board members Dr. Gerald Alpern and Brian Porter talk about the program.

The Roaring Fork School District's Visioning Process with Dr. Diana Sirko, Superintendent of Schools and Dr. Rob Stein, Assistant Superintendent and Chief Academic Officer.

Kitty Boone of the Aspen Institute with Dr. Kathy Klug on this year's Western Slope College Fair, Sunday October 6th.

More about the fair at: cwscollegefair.org

Today on CrossCurrents - the Aspen Film Fest's Artistic Director Laura Thielen and Program Director George Eldred with a rundown of this year's event, today through September 29th.

More at Aspenfilm.org

The History of KAJX - Part 2

Interviews with Sy Coleman, Michael Stranahan and Andrea Young.

The History of KAJX - Part 1

Interviews with Sy Coleman, Michael Stranahan and Andrea Young

Al Cunningham and Richard DeCampo of the Haiti School Project. Also an update from Haiti School Project co-founder Tim Myers from Haiti.

More on the project: http://haitischoolproject.org/

Aspen Global Change Institute's program director James Arnott.

On this edition of CrossCurrents, Carolyne Heldman speaks with Anita Rosenberg and Martha Durgy about the Pitkin County Library Traveler Series, Shopping for Nirvana: Travels in India. Also, Carolyne talks to Kent Reed of the Hudson Reed Ensemble's newest production. The free summer Shakespeare in the Park play this year is Romeo and Juliet.

Chip Commins - ARE Day

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon - Author of "Dressmaker of Khair Khana"

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