Ali Lightfoot

Program Director

Ali Lightfoot began her career in television production where she hired cast and crew, managed budgets and assisted in all aspects of production and post-production on a wide variety of projects. She has worked in a more creative capacity as well: acting, directing and writing for TV, film and radio.

Ali became KVNF's program director in 2009.  She produces and develops programming for KVNF as well as training and scheduling more than 70 volunteer DJs.   Ali produces radio documentaries and directs the youth reporting project "Pass the Mic," where young reporters (ages 8-12) create film and radio documentaries about their community.  

Email: ali (at) kvnf.org

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Pass the Mic
6:43 pm
Wed August 1, 2012

Pass the Mic: Dot Wilkinson Kauffman Clay

11 year old  Pass the Mic reporter,  Noah Silverstein speaks with long-time Delta county resident and storyteller,  Dot Wilkinson Kauffman Clay.

Local Motion
12:07 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Local Motion: Tiananmen Sid & the Tank Driver

Protestor

KVNF looks into the Cherry Days parade tank incident that made national news.  Sid Lewis, the protester, Lee White, the tank driver and community members share their thoughts.

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iSeeChange
12:07 pm
Sat May 12, 2012

Local Motion: iSeeChange & Citizen Journalism

Ali Lightfoot speaks with iseechange producer, Julia Kumari Drapkin and KVNF executive director, Sally Kane about the iSeeChange project,  and about new initiatives in media that encourage citizen journalism and use new technologies to get public input.

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Local Motion
12:07 pm
Wed May 2, 2012

Local Motion: Ben Cook

In a new report published last week, scientists are discovering their warming models are failing to accurately predict the impact of global warming. They found that compared to long-term studies in the real world, plants are flowering EIGHT TIMES FASTER than their models ever predicted. KVNF’s Julia Kumari Drapkin and iSeeChange spoke to Ben Cook, one of the  lead researchers about how citizens here in the North Fork Valley and the Western slope can help.

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Local Motion
2:34 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Local Motion: Delta County Memorial Hospital's John Mitchell

Delta County Memorial Hospital Administrator, John Mitchell, speaks with Ali Lightfoot about new developments at the hospital and in the county, and shares his opinions about healthcare reform.

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Delta County School District
1:45 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

Local Motion: Changes for Delta County School District

The Delta county school district is facing tough challenges this year: A budget shortfall, a controversial district-wide effort to design and implement a new curriculum, new standardized testing, and a search for a new superintendent. Delta county school board president, Tom Mingen, and Director of Curriculum, Connie Vincent, talk about these issues.


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