RadioACTive is a show for grassroots activists and community builders, weeknights at 6 p.m. Due to COVID-19, the RadioACTive has pivoted from a live, in-studio experience to one that is pre-recorded live via Zoom, then lightly edited for broadcast each night.

Be part of the conversation: Call ‪(385) 800-1889‬ and tell us what you'd like to hear on the show, suggest a guest/topic, share your reaction to a segment or your own personal story for broadcast. Include your contact information, too.

Ways to listen:

RadioACTive Team:

  • Executive Producer and Host Lara Jones
  • Tamrika Khvtisiashvili, Community Co-Host, #RoundtableTuesday Edition; COVID Diaries Correspondent
  • Risshan Leak, Community Co-Host, #RoundtableTuesday Edition 
  • Nick Burns, Community Co-Host on Wednesday night
  • Aldine, KRCL's Punk Rock Farmer, Community Co-host on Friday night
  • Dr. David Derezotes of Utah Peace & Conflict Studies, Community Co-Host for special projects
  • Vicky Chavez, Community Co-Host 
RadioACTive volunteers:
  • Natalie Benoy
  • Doug Leon
  • Isabella Sabala
  • Sarah Thacker
Audio Engineers:
  • Sullivan Phetchanpheng, Willis Krammer 
If you have an idea -- guest, topic, something new -- for RadioACTive, send an email to Or reach out on Facebook: KRCL RadioACTive.
RadioACTive theme song written and recorded by Rowan Stigner

RadioACTive: May 7, 2021

Fresh, homegrown music from Sammy Brue to start off Punk Rock Farmer Friday. Al's #UrbanFarmReport featuring The Dianaverse's take on Beltane, maypoles and wild hawthorn. Plus, Green Phoenic Farm and Green Urban Lunch Box with tips on where to plant and with what tools. #PoetryStill Happens, featuring Sunni Wilkinson. 


RadioACTive: May 6, 2021

Black|White, a live internet performance work that confronts racial polarization on the anniversary of George Floyd. Sue Robbins on today's landmark victory for transgender rights in Utah. Plus, Utah’s arts and culture sector is ready for you to come back to concerts, plays and other live events. RadioACTive talks about it with the Utah Cultural Alliance, Salt Lake Acting Company, Y2 Analytics and Salt Lake County Arts and Culture.


RadioACTive: May 5, 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Get insights for you and the community from Mental Healthy F.I.T. and its new See It This Way program, NAMI Utah and Planted Healing. Plus, artist Lamont Joseph White, whose Skiing in Color exhibit opens at Snowbird this week.


RadioACTive: May 4, 2021

May the 4th Be With You! Celebrate Star Wars Day with Utah writer Bryan Young, host of the Full of Sith podcast; digital journalist and Star Wars Armada player Becca Green of TEA of Utah; teacher, author and writer Rachel Rear; and KRCL's own Eric Nelson, Star Wars Dad. Plus #3QuickPicks for #MayThe4th and Can'd Aid bike build for the students of Mary W. Jackson Elementary.