Dan Drayer

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2010

    Dan Drayer leaving Colorado Public Radio for DU gig

    Dan Drayer.​Dan Drayer is a public radio lifer. He's spent 22 years working in the business, thirteen of them at Colorado Public Radio. And while he left the network once before, back in 2005, he stayed in the field, and returned to the CPR fold two years later. After tomorrow, however, he'll ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2009

    Colorado Public Radio dropping plans to expand news programming

    In the July 2008 blog "Colorado Public Radio Plans Two-Hour Weekday Info Block," CPR vice president of programming Sean Nethery said an announcement about expanding Colorado Matters, the service's thirty-minute weekday news program, and launching a one-hour weekday talk show would be made "in a matt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Colorado Public Radio dials back on new talk show

    In the July 2008 blog "Colorado Public Radio Plans Two-Hour Weekday Info Block," Sean Nethery, CPR's vice president of programming, said that "in a matter of weeks, not months," the service would formally announce the expansion of its weekday news program, Colorado Matters, from thirty minutes to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2008

    Colorado Public Radio Plans Two-Hour Weekday Info Block

    Colorado Public Radio's frequently touted news initiative hasn't exactly transformed the network. Although more packaged stories are turning up on the air these days -- and some of them are quite strong, as noted in this June 10 More Messages blog -- the service's primary news-and-information produc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2008

    Colorado Public Radio Purchases FM Signal

    Colorado Public Radio has finally landed a second FM signal in the Denver area. On January 16, the network announced that it had agreed to acquire KFDN, at 88.1 FM, from California-based Educational Media Foundation for $8.2 million. Once the Federal Communications Commission approves the transactio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2006

    More Messages: The Right Direction

    In most places, public radio is about as controversial as good citizenship, wholesome values and Mel Gibson circa 1985. But that's not the case with Colorado Public Radio. As noted in a 2002 Westword feature, the statewide network, which encompasses separate programming streams focusing on news and ... More >>

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    The Message

    Yours Truly?

  • News

    April 7, 2005

    The Message

    Hard Corps

  • People & Places

    March 25, 2004

    Best Radio Talk-Show Host

    Dan Drayer, Colorado Public Radio

  • News

    February 21, 2002

    Going Public

    Colorado Public Radio is selling itself as a kinder, gentler network. But its critics aren't buying it.