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.

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  It has all the makings of a Hollywood film: A Harvard-trained psychologist approaches a professional poker player about showing her the in’s and out’s of the world of high stakes poker as a way to study human behavior. 

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It’s the last night of a Las Vegas dive bar. The regulars gather to say goodbye to each other and to the old place. The filmmakers turn on their cameras to see what they get. Right? 

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This week, as most Utahns prepared to ease back into the work week following the long Labor Day weekend, 50-100 mile-an-hour winds ripped through northern Utah, shutting off power to large swaths of the area and toppling thousands of trees.

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On Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, the RadioWest Book Club met via Zoom with Laura Miller to discuss the life and work of Shirley Jackson. 

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Most of us think we want knowledge and information. We search online, hungrily looking for answers to our questions.

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In 1963, America was feeling good. Coming out of the post-war boom years, it was still riding a tide of optimism. 

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In 1906, an earthquake destroyed scientist David Starr Jordan’s collection of newly discovered fish. His life’s work was utterly ruined. And yet he tried, very literally, to put the pieces back together.

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If trees could speak to us, what might they say? 

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We know that automobiles revolutionized life for the average white American in the early and mid-20th century, but for the African American population, cars brought freedoms, yes, but freedoms packed with complications. 

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Have you ever felt like an outsider, feeling that you don’t quite fit in with the group around you? That feeling, says science writer Olga Khazan, might actually work to our advantage. 

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