KSJD Interviews

Weekdays during Morning Edition at 7:30am or 8:40am

KSJD interviews cover a wide variety of topics and issues. Tune in at 7:30am or 8:40am on weekday mornings during Morning Edition for interviews that inform and empower our community! An archive of past interviews is below.

Austin Cope

KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with Mexican immigrant Rosa Sabido, who has been living in sanctuary at the Mancos United Methodist Church since June, about the challenges of her current situation, her hopes for the future, and whether she still plans to keep making tamales. Click below to listen.

Filmmaker Tommy Wiseau on His Film "The Room"

Dec 8, 2017

In this 2010 phone interview, KSJD DJ Mike Courtois talks with filmmaker Tommy Wiseau about his movie "The Room". Seven years later the film continues to have a cult following, and last week the movie "The Disaster Artist" was released featuring James Franco portraying Wiseau during the making of "The Room". This is the unedited version of the interview, including a section at the end where Wiseau is asked to record a station ID for Mike's show at that time "Trendzetter Nation".

Photographer Eric Mindling has spent over two decades in Oaxaca, Mexico capturing images of the people that live there and their cultural heritage. He will present "Living Threads: A Portrait of Cultural Diversity, Roots, and Belonging Told Through Cloth", a lecture and slideshow of his work, at the Sunflower Theatre on Tuesday, December 5th, at 6:30pm as a fundraising event for The Friends of Cedar Mesa. KSJD's Tom Yoder talked with Mindling about his projects in Oaxaca and what the audience can expect at his presentation.

Bronco Planet

In the 1986 NFL AFC Championship game, Denver Broncos wide receiver Mark Jackson caught a touchdown pass from John Elway to send the game into overtime in what became known as "The Drive". KSJD's Tom Yoder caught up with Mark Jackson to talk about "The Drive", how he became part of the Broncos' group of wide receivers known as "The Three Amigos", and why he is making an appearance in Cortez on December 1st.

Austin Cope

Regulars at the Cortez Farmers Market have likely bought produce from Bessie White and her sister Velma Hollen, longtime residents of the Pleasant View area.

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