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KVNF Regional Newscast: July 9, 2020

  • Fire restrictions in place across Western Slope
  • Western utility looks to scale up its renewable power capacity
  • Majority of Mountain West residents think Trump is not handling the pandemic well
  • Lake Powell is essential to millions of people, but its water supply is declining sharply

Jodi Peterson grew up on Colorado’s Front Range and attended Colorado State University, earning a B.A. in English and an M.A. in communication development. She spent 16 years working as a technical communicator with computer company Hewlett-Packard, then made a career shift to journalism. In 2005, she became news editor for the award-winning nonprofit newsmagazine High Country News; later she served as its managing editor for five years. In 2017, she went part-time as a contributing editor. Jodi was hired as KVNF’s news director in April 2019, and shifted to the news editor role in November 2020, before going freelance in January 2021.