Radio Producer

KSL Newsradio Producer: Radio & Podcast

The Movie Show

Listen for reviews of the new movie releases, special guests, the latest movie news and more with Utah’s Doug Wright and Steve Salles. 

KSL Newsradio’s The Movie Show with Doug Wright and Steve Salles. Listen Fridays from 9am to noon at 1160 AM & 102.7 FM, online, on the app, or as a podcast.  Join us after the broadcast for the Facebook After Party. Follow The Movie Show Facebook page for the latest movie news and updates.

On-Call & Special Projects Producer

Halvorsen is an On-Call for producing radio shows, podcasts, and special projects. From diving into the 2018 Elections with Boyd Matheson, to producing specials aired around sessions of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’ General Conferences, and more. Here are some of her favorite projects:

Spike 150: a celebration of uniting a nation

  • Doug Wright takes you down the tracks of the sesquicentennial celebration of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. The Golden Spike was placed at Promontory Point 150 years ago, signaling the unification of a nation. Explore the history, impact, and festivity surrounding the legacy of this great junction. Featuring guests from Spike 150, the Union Pacific Railroad, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and Governor Herbert. Listen now.

T.C. Christensen’s The Fighting Preacher

  • Director & Producer T.C. Christensen joins Doug Wright for a behind-the-scenes look at Christensen’s newest movie, The Fighting Preacher. This faith-based film tells the true story of a former world middleweight boxing champion who turns his gloves in to become a preacher. In 1915 Willard Bean and his wife Rebecca embarked on a 25-Year Mission in anti-Mormon Palmyra which became their longest, toughest fight. Featuring insightful interviews with actress Cassidy Huber who plays the steadfast Rebecca Bean, and the man who wrote the book on these diligent pioneers, Rand H. Packer.  Listen now.

KSL Politics’ “Your Voice Your Vote 2018” 

Podcast Special Guest

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Halvorsen has been a special guest on the FanEffect podcast sharing her opinion and reviews of several pop culture topics. Here are her favorites:

SHAZAM and How DC Finally Relaxed and Made a Fun Live-Action movie

  • When it comes to superhero movies, turning one into a comedy does not always “pan out” the way everyone wants. (e.g. Thor Ragnorok) Shazam sets the bar for the genre of superhero comedies, and it sets it high. Andy Farnsworth and Ryan Meeks are joined by KellieAnn Halvorsen and Johnny Mckeon to review this great addition to the DCEU. The consensus seems to be that whether or not you know who Shazam is, we think you will like this movie. Listen now. 

DUMBO and Disney’s Live-Action Cartoon Remake Empire

  • Andy Farnsworth is joined by guests KellieAnn Halvorsen and Natalie Mollinet to talk about the new live-action version of “Dumbo” directed by Tim Burton… then have a much more broad discussion about Disney’s live-action remakes of cartoon movie classics, including: Their favorites and least-liked movies so far; which upcoming movies are they most looking forward to and which are they hoping never make it to the big screen; and what do these remakes HAVE TO HAVE in order to be “good”? SHOW NOTE: This episode contains 100% more singing than any previous episode in “Fan Effect” history. Listen now. 

“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” Deep Dive WITH SPOILERS

  • OK, you’ve seen “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” and you’ve got questions! That’s what we’re here for. In this episode, Andy Farnsworth is joined by Harry Potter-philes Becky Bruce and KellieAnn Halvorsen for some deep, SPOILER-FILLED discussions of J.K. Rowling’s latest entry in the wizarding world we know and love. If you feel like you got a lot of info dumped on you by the end of the movie, we’ll help you sort it out, make sense of it and hopefully make your next viewing of “Fantastic Beasts 2” and the latest adventures of Newt Scamander even more enjoyable. Listen now.

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