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 had all the makings of a Hollywood blockbuster: The memoir of a young Jewish girl living in Germany in the 1940s who escaped Nazi persecution by fleeing to the woods and living with a pack of wolves. 

Photo by Ron & Valerie Taylor / Courtesy of Sundance Institute

If you’ve seen the 1975 blockbuster Jaws, you’ll likely remember the scene when a great white shark attacks the cage holding Richard Dreyfuss’ character – a real-life moment captured not by Steven Spielberg, but by marine filmmaker Valerie Taylor. 

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Raging, out-of-control wildfires have become part of the new normal, especially here in the increasingly arid West. But why? Why are wildfires getting bigger and harder to put out?

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This week, newly-inaugurated President Joe Biden told the country that restoring the soul of America will require more than words; it "requires the most elusive of all things in a democracy: unity."

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Why do we dream? That’s one of the questions that Antonio Zadra and Robert Stickgold are trying to answer in their book, When Brains Dream: Exploring the Science and Mystery of Sleep.

Ammon Bundy talks to media during the Malheur Wildlife Refuge Occupation, 2016. / Mike Albright Photography/Shutterstock

In recent months, Ammon Bundy has made a name for himself as the de-facto leader of the anti-mask, health-freedom movement in Idaho. But it's his past actions that are giving some additional cause for concern in the waning days of the Trump presidency.

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In January 2020, the majority of the world was unaware that a health crisis had hit Wuhan, China. Medical professionals and patients there quickly found themselves in a desperate situation, while their government worked to keep the story from spreading.

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This week, Spencer Cox became Utah’s 18th governor. He takes office during a deep political divide, a global pandemic and an economic crisis. So, what are his plans to see Utah safely through this difficult time? 

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The new year means a lot of us are committing to new exercise routines — routines we’re going to “get right” this time. Only, what if we didn’t evolve to exercise at all?

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For the new year, we’re sharing our conversation with psychologist Wendy Wood, who told us that changing habits and keeping goals isn’t about willpower — it’s about tapping into our unconscious selves.

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