Mentorship Miracles

  • April 17, 2024
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April 17: Day 3 of a RadioACTive Takeover by Stories From the Other Side, a collaboration between rising journalists from the University of Utah, graduates of The Other Side Academy (TOSA), Amplify Utah, and KRCL's RadioACTive.

In addition to our takeover story tonight, you also hear from Scott Renshaw, City Weekly Film Critic and Arts & Entertainment editor, on today's announcement that the Sundance Film Festival seeks proposals from communities interested in hosting the annual independent film showcase starting in 2027. 

Stories From the Other Side, a RadioACTive Takeover. Tonight: Mentorship Miracles, a story about the ways mentors can shape us—for better and worse. Recovery coach Tiffany Blair from The Other Side Academy/Village reflects on the mentors who shaped her journey from addiction to inspiration. From facing incarceration to finding purpose and community at TOSA, Blair's story is a testament to the life-changing impact of positive role models. Tune in to hear firsthand how we all have the potential to free others from destructive patterns. 

People and places in this story include:

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Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Questions, comments or suggestions for the show? Email and put “Stories from the Other Side” in the subject line. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Executive Producer: Lara Jones
  • Academic Advisor: Marcie Young Cancio, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Utah;  Executive Director of Amplify Utah
  • Mentorship Miracles: Students Jae Bin Francis Shim and Jordyn Bates; Tiffany Blair, The Other Side Village
  • Guests: Tym’n Blair, Jordon Holdaway