RadioACTive 04.06.23

  • April 6, 2023
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SLCC rising journalists take over RadioACTive. Listen as team-lead Anna Gardner talks about street Tai Chi with the founders of Understanding Us. Then, the changing taboos around tattoos in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ChatGPT in the classroom, #popculture nuggets, and Sports with Sean.

Tonight's show will feature the following people, organizations and/or events. Check them out and get plugged into your community:

Bernie and Marita Hart, founders of  Understanding Us and University of Utah student volunteers Shannon Melgarejo and Ajla Masic.

  • PARTICIPATE: Look for Understanding Us leading street tai chi classes at 10 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at The City Library, 210 E. 400 S., SLC. For more details, visit

Tattoos, taboos and younger members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Gardner spoke with SLCC film student Kristina Martinez and two of her film subjects, Stockton and Brielle Barney. The Barneys are active LDS members who have tattoos. 

ChatGPT and AI in the classroom with Tiffany Rousculp, SLCC English professor; Marcie Young Cancio, SLCC journalism assistant professor and founder of the media literacy nonprofit Amplify Utah; SLCC student journalist Teresa Chaikowsky.

#PopCultureNuggests with Sean Stetson and McCaulee Blackburn, both part of this year's team of rising journalists taking over RadioACTive every Thursday night during the Spring Semester. 

Check out Voices Amplified's growing playlist from their RadioACTive takeovers:

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 “Voices Amplified” in the subject line. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Executive producer: Lara Jones, RadioACTive
  • Academic advisor: Marcie Young Cancio, assistant professor of journalism and digital media and Salt Lake Community College and Amplify Utah executive director
  • Lead producer: Nicole Spearman
  • Associate producer: Teresa Chaikowsky
  • Host: Anna Gardner
  • Booker: Braden Timmerman
  • Digital: Rory Weber