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
  • Amy Dominguez, Community Co-Host Tuesday nights
  • Tamrika Khvtisiashvili, Community Correspondent. Roundtables air Tuesday nights. 
  • Nick Burns, Community Co-Host Wednesday nights
  • Billy Palmer, Community Co-Host, Thursday nights
  • Aldine, KRCL's Punk Rock Farmer, Friday nights
  • Sue Robbins, Everyday People, Community Co-Host 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month
  • Risshan Leak, Community Co-Host first Monday of the month
RadioACTive volunteers:
  • Bryan Lanning, Monday
  • Risshan Leak, Tuesday
  • Natalie Benoy and Isabella Sabala, Wednesday
  • Sarah Thacker, Thursday
  • Holly Lamert, Friday
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 31, 2020

Fresh, homegrown music from Utah's own Kate MacLeod, Punk Rock Farmer's #UrbanFarmReport with Localscapes for hot summer months, Melon Monologues for the kids, puncturevine bounty, #makeitpretty on the Weber River, PANDOS preps for Indigenous Day online music fest, Quarteto Nuevo preview.


RadioACTive: July 28, 2020

Report: LEFT OUT -- Adding Up the Cost of Excluding Undocumented Utahns from State and Federal COVID-19 Relief. Community Roundtable with women talking about their military service against the backdrop of nationwide civil unrest. Dreams in the Time of COVID with Alex Caldiero, aka The Wordshaker.


RadioACTive: July 27, 2020

EverydayPeople with Community Co-Host Sue Robbins, who talks about mental health stigma in the LGBTQ+ community. Talia Keys on breaking through writer's block with Hold On, a new song she debuted over the weekend in an impromptu Facebook performance out on the Salt Flats. Public input needed for next 10 years of Jordan River Commission.


RadioACTive: July 16, 2020

Summer Radiothon on RadioACTive with Lara Jones, Meligha Garfield and Billy Palmer