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.

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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KSJD's Austin Cope spoke with Utah poet David Lee, who will be reading his poetry at the Cortez Public Library's Wordstock 2017 fundraiser. Lee was the State of Utah’s first Poet Laureate and has been nominated for a Pulitzer prize and the position of national poet laureate.

A Conversation With Tommy Chong

Oct 6, 2017
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Tommy Chong is a well-known actor, comedian, and marijuana advocate. KSJD's Tom Yoder spoke with Chong by phone to discuss his long relationship with Cheech Marin, his battle against marijuana prohibition, and his ever-growing homemade bong collection.

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