Education:
Bachelor’s degree in history, Colorado Mesa University.

Professional Background:
Alicia Bruce Mitchell joined Colorado Public Radio’s OpenAir in 2016 to share her passion for new and local music.

Alicia came to CPR from KGNU in Boulder, where she served as music director, hosting interviews and live performances with on-air talent and reporting on new musical trends in Colorado communities. Prior to KGNU, Alicia spent three years directing music, production and web content for KAFM in Grand Junction. During that time, she hosted shows on new alternative music and weekly charts. She began her career in radio as music director and general manager for college radio station KMSA in 2006, and later interned with Townsquare Media Group before landing at KAFM in 2012.

Awards:
Alicia received an Outstanding Leadership Award from the Western Colorado Conservation Corps in 2011 and was a National Residence Hall Honorary Inductee in 2008.