David Stipech

General Manager

David joined KUNR in 2005 and has served as general manager since 2006. He and his wife are both Reno natives who have raised their family in northern Nevada. David is a former commercial broadcaster and 1985 graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno's Donald W. Reynolds School of Journalism. Over the past three decades, he has worked as a businessman and entrepreneur, primarily in training and development, marketing and public relations. David is an avid writer and also enjoys public speaking as a means of encouraging and inspiring his audiences to pursue their passions and make a difference with their lives. 

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There's nothing like a media startup podcast to help media entrepreneurs with their startup efforts.

Open Room Media is a podcast that has just launched, and while it's a new project, the creator is no newcomer to the world of podcasts. It's the professional project for Mignon Fogarty in her role as the Donald W. Reynolds Chair for Media Entrepreneurship in the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. She's more widely known for her successful Quick and Dirty Tips podcasts, and her own Grammar Girl brand.

The University of Nevada, Reno has opened its new Innevation Center on the north edge of downtown Reno.
UNR

The University of Nevada, Reno has opened a new center on the north edge of downtown Reno, creating not just a buzz, but a new opportunity for collaboration and innovation for the region.

It’s called the Innevation Center, spelled with “N-e-v” instead of “n-o” to emphasize Nevada’s leadership while making sure there isn’t a “no” when it comes to innovation.

The center is powered by Switch, the developer of technology solutions including mega-data centers.

The University of Nevada Press has a more-than-50-year history of publishing selected academic and regional-interest books from a wide range of authors from our area. The role, direction and vision of the University of Nevada Press are being reshaped amid recent changes including  a new leader.

University of Nevada, Reno provost Kevin Carman visited with the Press' new director, Justin Race, on KUNR's Beyond the Headlines. (Interviewed by David Stipech; air date 10-3-15.)

University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson, on the Quad
UNR

The fall semester is underway on the University of Nevada, Reno campus with a record enrollment of 21,000. A number of exciting new building projects are planned or already taking shape, expanding collaborations and projects are spurring economic development, and a steady stream of faculty and student achievements are increasing the university’s prestige across the country and around the world. 

KUNR is once again pleased to help sponsor the Family Estate Planning Series, presented by the Community Foundation of Western Nevada and KNPB-TV Channel 5 Public Television.

KUNR's David Stipech visited with Reno attorney Linda Bowman, who will present "Wills, Probates and Trusts," as part of the series on Oct. 7.

Bowman, whose longtime Reno practice specializes in probate, trusts, estates and wills, has been a presenter with the series for many years. 

The series is free to the public, and runs Sept. 23 - Nov. 4, 2015.

 

KUNR is once again pleased to help sponsor the Family Estate Planning Series, presented by the Community Foundation of Western Nevada and KNPB-TV Channel 5 Public Television.

KUNR's David Stipech visited with Reno attorney Jason Morris, who will present the topic "Advanced Estate Planning: Estate, Gift and Transfer Tax," as part of the series on Oct. 14.

University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson greets students and parents on "Move-in Day" Aug. 20, 2015.
UNR

There’s a little bit of fall already in the air, and it’s definitely feeling that way on the University of Nevada, Reno campus with parents on the grounds, students settling in to the residence halls, the student bookstore doing brisk business and the overall pace and activity picking up. Another record enrollment is expected, with nearly 21,000 students projected for the fall semester.

Past NevadaFIT students and peer mentors.
UNR

The University of Nevada, Reno campus is about ready to welcome another record number of students when classes begin Aug. 24, and there’s a group of freshmen who are getting a head start Aug. 16-20.

While incoming freshmen may see their first year of college as the "thirteenth grade," they are often surprised by the immediate intensity of, and adjustment required for, university-level study. Success in college requires a new mindset along with a higher level of preparation that many freshmen just aren't ready for as classes get underway. 

John Sagebiel, Ph.D.
UNR

Sustainability is an essential aspect of today’s buildings and systems -- along with being an important way of operating and living today -- and the University of Nevada, Reno is no exception. The university’s innovative systems, designs and practices -- and the people leading the sustainability efforts on campus -- are the topic of conversation on KUNR's Beyond the Headlines.

Al Stavitsky, Dean of the Reynolds School of Journalism
University of Nevada, Reno

On the 7-10-15 edition of the Reynolds School Media Watch on KUNR's Beyond the Headlines, General Manager David Stipech visits with with Al Stavitsky, the Dean of the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno.

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