Steve Chavis

First Take with Lando and Chavis Co-Host & Public Affairs Manager

Steve began his career in public radio as an intern in Detroit and at KGNU in Boulder. Before coming to KUVO, Steve was news director for KBCO, KHOW and KHIH and spent a dozen years directing communications for an international non-profit organization based in Denver. 

In addition to rising early to get First Take with Lando and Chavis started at 6 am, Steve is currently producing a documentary film in Detroit.

Steve and his bride, Theonita, have been married 32 years. They are the parents of two sons, two daughters, a son-in-law, and grand-humans to their German shepherd mix “Bella.”

For instant news and community updates, follow Steve on Twitter! You can also contact Steve at Steve@KUVO.org

Sara Hertwig, www.msudenver.edu/newsroom

As garden parties go, this Saturday's "Summer Soiree" on the lawn at the Auraria Campus Student Success Building might have a little more to show off. Jimi Webb from the MSU-Denver Hotel and Hospitality Learning Center visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" with a preview of the event and some tasty truffles (literally). Audio posted below. "(The HLC, which opened in 2012) is a state-of-the-art facility, with the latest technology in cooking equipment. We've got combo-therms!" Hold on,...

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Less than two years old at their marquee Five Points location, Rosenberg's Bagels & Delicatessen was shut down by a fire on May 2, 2016. Since then, investigators have determined the fire to be suspicious. The body of Shane Richardson, 29, was found in the upstairs apartment. His death has been ruled a homicide . (Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.) Rosenberg's owner Josh Pollack visited the KUVO morning show "First Take with Lando and...

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Tenor saxophonist Paul Quinichette (pronounced KWIN-ih-shay ) was born in Denver, Colorado 100 years ago today. Denver's Jazz 89 KUVO Radio saluted Quinichette's understated style and his significant place in the local and New York jazz scene, beginning on the morning show "First Take with Lando and Chavis ." "There are a lot of musicians that came out of Denver, and there are a lot who played in Five Points," notes Denver-based jazz vocalist Carl Dixon . Dixon is early in his research, but...

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Sellers love these lists. Buyers shrug. But everybody looks to see where their Ponderosa sits in 5280 Magazine 's "Top 25 neighborhoods." Managing Editor Jessica LaRusso visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" with their methodology and some surprises on the list (co-written with Chris Outcault). "This is primarily a real estate list," explained LaRusso. "The factor that weighed heaviest is the year over year change in average home values." Congress Park's 19 percent jump in home prices...

The Italian jazz website www.7VirtualJazzClub.net is holding it's first international online competition for jazz musicians. It's open to professional and amateur groups, soloists and vocalists of all ages worldwide. First prize is 4,000 euros and a web promotion package from 7VirtualJazzClub, which includes hosting up to a one-hour video. (Second prize is €2,000. Third prize is €1,000.) Entries must be in the form of original videos no longer than seven (7) minutes long. Performances must be...

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