RadioACTive is a show for grassroots activists and community builders, weeknights at 6 p.m. Be part of the conversation that makes your community better. Call 801-359-9191 during the show to ask questions or share your take.

RadioACTive Team:

  • Executive Producer and Host Lara Jones
  • Associate Producer and Host Billy Palmer
  • Dr. David Derezotes of Utah Peace & Conflict Studies, Community Co-Host for special projects
  • Tamrika Khvtisiashvili, Community Co-Host Tuesday nights  
  • Nick Burns, Community Co-Host Wednesday nights
  • Changing the Narrative Team, Thursday nights
  • Aldine, KRCL's Punk Rock Farmer, Friday nights
  • Sue Robbins, Everyday People, Community Co-Host Monday nights
  • Risshan Leak, Community Co-Host Tuesday nights
RadioACTive volunteers:
  • Natalie Benoy
  • Isabella Sabala
Sound 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: July 10, 2020

True Tales from the Agrihood with Aldine Strychnine, KRCL's Punk Rock Farmer. Featuring Summer Camp in a Box with Wasatch Community Gardens, Utah Rivers Council rain barrels program, how to put all of a harvest to good use with the Association of Gleaning Organizations and Backyard GardenShare. Plus, fresh and homegrown music from Hectic Hobo's Hasen Cone.


RadioACTive: July 7, 2020

Week 1 of YWCA Utah's Racial Equity and Social Justice Challenge. Poetry Still Happens with Trish Hopkinson and Taylor Fang, Student Poet of the West. Everyday People's Sue Robbins with a sneak peek at the Utah Film Center's 17th Annual Damn These Heels Film Festival.


RadioACTive: July 6, 2020

Why a Free Press Matters in a Democracy, with Phil McCarthey of the McCarthey Family Foundation and City Weekly Publisher John Saltas. Plus, six Utah student finalists in the foundation's annual essay contest, and The Utah Investigative Journalism Project.


RadioACTive: July 3, 2020

#QuarantineCocktails comes to a close Chef Matt of Alamexo. James Loomis shares the secret to growing hops for home brew on Al's #UrbanFarmReport. Plus, WeTsunami, SL County Animal Services, and homegrown music from Michelle Moonshine.