Doug Fabrizio

Host/Executive Producer

Doug Fabrizio has been reporting for KUER News since 1987, and became News Director in 1993. In 2001, he became host and executive producer of KUER's RadioWest, a one hour conversation/call-in show on KUER 90.1 in Salt Lake City. He has gained a reputation for his thoughtful style. He has interviewed everyone from Isabel Allende to the Dalai Lama, and from Madeleine Albright to Desmond Tutu. His interview skills landed him a spot as a guest host of the national NPR program, "Talk of the Nation." He has won numerous awards for his reporting and for his work with RadioWest and KUED's Utah NOW from such organizations as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Utah Broadcasters Association, the Public Radio News Directors Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Ways to Connect

Renee Bright / KUER

If each of us lives to be 80, we’ll have spent about four thousand weeks being alive on this planet — which isn’t really much time at all. So, how should we spend it?

It’s that time of year again! Time for the RadioWest Holiday Book Show!

Please join the Salt Lake City Public Library, moderator Doug Fabrizio, Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and a panel of experts as they explore the question: Is homelessness a problem we can solve?  

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Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and we’re marking the occasion with a conversation about indigenous foodways.

Ivana Martinez / KUER

A Department of Justice report released in October detailed “serious and widespread” racist behavior against Black and Asian-American students in Utah’s second largest school district.

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In a feature piece for the Washington Post Magazine, reporter Emily Kaplan writes that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is an institution “that has excelled at survival and, often, reinvention.”

Jonathan Hickerson

  RadioWest commemorated its 20th anniversary this week with a live show celebrating the human voice. If you couldn’t join us, don’t worry — we recorded the event.

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You could say that Mozart is the gateway drug to a love of classical music. But who was the person behind the music? Author-composer Jan Swafford joins us to help us better understand the most famous name in classical music.

Tim Slover / KUER

If you look at a forest, what do you see? It’s just trees, right? Well, when Suzanne Simard looks at a forest, she sees a community of social, cooperative, communicative creatures with lives very much like our own.

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Are aspects of today’s so-called “woke” culture and anti-racism actually harming the cause of racial equality in America? Author and linguist John McWhorter says yes.