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

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We are not letting a pandemic get in the way of our favorite bi-annual show, even though, this time around, we won’t have the pleasure of seeing our studio filled with books and book people. 

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On December 4, 2016, Edgar Maddison Welch took an assault rifle into a Washington, D.C., pizza joint and fired three times. Why? He believed there was a secret pedophilia ring in the basement run by Hilary Clinton.

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The writer Bill Buford wanted to learn the secrets of French haute cuisine. So, he went native. Buford and his family moved to Lyon, France, where he undertook a rigorous, enlightening and delectable education.

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Due in large part to her daily press briefings, Dr. Angela Dunn has emerged as the face of Utah’s efforts to manage the coronavirus pandemic in the state. But until a few months ago, our state epidemiologist was largely unknown to the public.

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Asian Americans in the United States are no strangers to racism. Just think of the Japanese internment camps of WWII. And racial slurs and stereotypes have dogged Asian Americans for years, too.

Courtesy of Sundance Institute

Deep in the Arizona desert, there’s an enormous glass terrarium that houses a replica, in miniature, of the earth’s ecosystems. It’s called Biosphere 2.

RadioWest Book Club

May 1, 2020
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We are delighted to announce the inaugural RadioWest Book Club!

Please join RadioWest and the Salt Lake City Public Library as we read The Plague, by Albert Camus during the month of May. 

Here’s how it works: 

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Since departing the public radio air waves in 2016, Diane Rehm has been on a crusade: campaigning for terminally ill patients’ right to determine their time of death — also known as the right-to-die movement.

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  The news industry has been hard hit in recent years. The rise of online ads and then the Great Recession pushed newspapers into steep decline. Now, with the coronavirus crisis, industry observer Ken Doctor says news faces — gulp — “extinction.”

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Jones County, North Carolina is one of the over two hundred U.S. counties with no local newspaper – what researchers call a news desert.

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