Father of Boulder High Student Who Died In Car Accident Talks About Finding Positivity In Face Of Tragedy

As Colorado processes yet another mass shooting, KGNU News Director Shannon Young talks with someone who has lived experience with the sudden death of a loved one.

Phil Calitre created a foundation in honor of his daughter Cara who died in a car accident in January 2020 when she was 16. The foundation, Cara’s Wave of Hope, is hosting a 5K Fun Run and a 2K walk this Saturday at Boulder High.

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Alexis Kenyon

Alexis Kenyon is an experienced radio reporter with more than 15 years of experience creating compelling, sound-rich radio stories for news outlets across the country. Kenyon has master's degrees from the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism in radio broadcast and photojournalism. She has worked in KGNU's news department since 2021 as a reporter, editor, and daily news producer. In all her work, she strives to produce thought-provoking, trustworthy journalism that makes other people's stories feel personal. In addition to audio production, Kenyon runs KGNU's news internship program and oversees the department's digital engagement.
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