Tune in to the Hinckley Institute Radio Hour


The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour is a weekly, local public radio program on KCPW 88.3 FM featuring forums on local, national, and international issues important to people living in Utah.

Every Wednesday morning from 10:00–11:00 AM and Saturday morning from 9:00–10:00 AM, KCPW host and producer Ross Chambless highlights some of the many engaging speakers and panelists hosted by the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah. Speakers include local, national, and international politicians, ambassadors, lobbyists, activists, and academics.

The Hinckley Institute of Politics was founded with a mission to engage students in governmental, civic, and political processes; promote a better understanding and appreciation of politics; and train ethical and visionary students for public service. Hinckley Forums are held at 332 South 1400 East—Bldg. 72, Room 102 (Old Law School Library) Salt Lake City, Utah 84112, on the University of Utah campus, and are free and open to the public. This is their temporary location.

Tune in to KCPW 88.3 FM Wednesday mornings at 10:00 AM and Saturday mornings at 9:00 AM,  stream online or find the podcast here.  

Access the full archived program here.


About KCPW:

KCPW Public Radio 88.3 FM is Utah’s first 24-hour commercial-free news and information station. Owned by Wasatch Public Media, a Utah non-profit corporation, KCPW is a membership-supported community public radio station.

About Ross Chambless:

Ross Chambless has reported and produced award-winning stories for public radio on political, environmental, and science-related issues in Utah since 2001. A Salt Lake City native, Ross studied Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin (2001), and earned a Master’s degree in Environmental Humanities at the University of Utah (2011). In addition to The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour, Ross produces the weekly program The Bottom Line on KCPW and has worked on collaborative station projects including Utah Public Radio’s The Source, The Daily Buzz from the Sundance Film Festival, and science features, such as PRX’s STEM story project.