Ali Budner, 91.5 KRCC's reporter for the Mountain West News BureauAli Budner, 91.5 KRCC's reporter for the Mountain West News Bureau
Ali Budner

Ali Budner is a producer for Colorado Matters and an environmental reporter for CPR News. She had been KRCC’s reporter for the Mountain West News Bureau, a journalism collaborative that unites six stations across the Mountain West, including stations in Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah and Montana to better serve the people of the region.

Ali came to KRCC from the San Francisco Bay Area, where her award-winning reporting covered the state of California on a range of topics from health and the environment to homelessness and immigration. Her resume includes work with The Kitchen Sisters, KPFA radio in Berkeley, California, and KALW radio in San Francisco, where she served as a managing producer for the daily live public affairs call-in show, “Your Call.”

Ali also reported and co-produced an hour-long documentary, “The Race To An Emergency,” about the 9-1-1 emergency response system in Oakland, California.  It received several national awards, including the Edward R. Murrow award for best radio news documentary in a large market. Her reporting has appeared on PRI’s The World, NPR’s Latino USA, and WHYY’s The Pulse, among other prominent outlets.