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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MUSIC
4:01 pm
Mon January 14, 2013

Talkin Music: Curtis Stigers

Jazz vocalist, saxophonist and guitarist, Curtis Stigers talks with Ali Lightfoot about his new album and upcoming benefit show in Montrose.

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SHORT FEATURES
1:42 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Confessions of a Heavy Thinker: Daylight Savings

Sure, it seems innocent, but DST is really just another tool of THE MAN!

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ENVIRONMENT
1:37 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Local Motion: Julia Kumari Drapkin

Ali Lightfoot speaks with iSeeChange producer, Julia Kumari Drapkin,  about the online almanac she developed for record keeping on climate change.

KVNF
1:12 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Confessions of a Heavy Thinker: Electronic Voices

In which a tortured analogy is used to explain the fundamental nature of the divine.

 

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KVNF
12:58 pm
Thu January 10, 2013

Confessions of a Heavy Thinker: High Beams

Sometimes you just gotta turn the other cheek. Other times, you need to teeter on the brink of sociopathy.

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MUSIC
4:02 pm
Thu January 3, 2013

Talkin Music: Paul Sammons

Blues and folk artist, Paul Sammons, plays some of his new music and talks with Ali Lightfoot.

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COMMUNITY
1:21 pm
Wed January 2, 2013

Local Motion: Lane Taplin

Artist Lane Taplin talks about a new community art project that involves collecting memories from North Fork residents.

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COMMUNITY
12:09 pm
Wed January 2, 2013

Pass the Mic: North Fork Values

The Pass the Mic reporters talk about what makes the North Fork Valley special to them.

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COMMUNITY
11:27 am
Wed January 2, 2013

Local Motion: North Fork Heart and Soul

Alexis Halbert

Ali Lightfoot speaks with Alexis Halbert,  coordinator of the community planning project,  North Fork Heart and Soul.

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ARTS
4:03 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Local Motion: North Fork Valley Book

"North Fork Valley" is a new book published by Arcadia that chronicles the beginnings of Paonia, Hotchkiss and Crawford.   The authors, Kathy Addams McKee – a fourth Generation native of the valley and Claudia Sutliff King,  a lifetime resident,  compiled pictures and history of the North Fork Valley from the 1880’s through present day.  Here,  the authors  talk about area's rich heritage and history.

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ARTS
2:17 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

Local Motion: Harvest of Voices

The Harvest of Voices invites North Fork Valley writers to share an original piece of prose or poetry.   Here, North Fork writers:   Marion Stewart, Diane Sylvain and Stephanie Ogburn share their work.

Marion Stewart:

Diane Sylvain essay (read by Marty Durlin):

Stephanie Ogburn:

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Pass the Mic
12:00 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Pass the Mic: Interview with Maya Arthur

Pass the Mic Arts reporter, Riven Sky Badgett speaks with local artist Maya Arthur about the arts coop and Elsewhere studios in Paonia. 

"Pass the Mic" is a project of North Fork Heart and Soul.

ENTERTAINMENT
4:29 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

Pass the Mic: Maya Arthur

Pass the Mic Arts reporter, Riven Sky Badgett,  interviews  local artist and silk-screener, Maya Arthur.

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Pass the Mic
9:22 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Pass the Mic: Interview with David Strong

Pass the Mic reporter, Will Ela interviews North Fork potter and teacher, David Strong. "Pass the Mic" is a project of North Fork Heart and Soul.

MUSIC
2:25 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Pass the Mic: Interview with Sticky Mulligan

Youth reporter Noah Silverstein interviews musician, Sticky Mulligan for North Fork Heart & Soul's "Pass the Mic" project.

TALKIN' MUSIC
10:38 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Talkin' Music: Donny Morales

KVNF's Ali Lightfoot interviewed local musician Donny Morales. Hear what he said, and listen to what he played in the studio!

Pass the Mic
2:22 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

Pass the Mic: Interview with Craig Childs

Arts Reporter, Katya Schwieterman, interviews author Craig Childs, for North Fork Heart & Soul's Pass the Mic.  

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NEWS
1:57 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Pass the Mic: Interview with Norm Smith

Pass the Mic youth reporters Will Ela and Isaac Van Horn interview local rancher Norm Smith:

MUSIC
10:17 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Talkin Music: Martin Sexton

KVNF's Christie Young speaks with singer songwriter Martin Sexton.

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POLITICS
2:17 pm
Tue October 30, 2012

Political Perspective: Registered Independent

Registered Independent,  Rand Kokernot,  shares his views on the election, the candidates and being an independent voter.   

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