Top of Mind

Series produced by BYUradio/KUMT/KBYU-FM

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Smart, informative conversations and interviews that go beyond mere headlines and sound bites.

Top of Mind goes in depth with experts to give you a greater understanding of what is going on beyond the headlines. Host Julie Rose is a seasoned broadcast journalist and interviewer. She has won multiple Edward R. Murrow awards for writing and regional news coverage. Julie and the Top of Mind team cover topics including politics, science, business, culture and more.


126 Pieces

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Topic 1: A psychiatrist breaks down what science can and can’t explain about experiences people report having on the threshold of life and death. T...

Bought by KOWS, GCR (Global Community Radio), KTNA, and WYAP


  • Added: Jan 19, 2022
  • Length: 52:49
  • Purchases: 4
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Topic 1: Motherhood changes a woman, from her brain to the rest of her body. Topic 2: There are millions of women and girls who can’t afford the su...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KTNA, and WYAP


  • Added: Jan 19, 2022
  • Length: 52:42
  • Purchases: 4
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Topic 1: Illegal Gun Purchases Fuel Violent Crime in the US and Latin America; Topic 2: Chicken Nuggets From Chicken Cells

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  • Added: Jan 04, 2022
  • Length: 52:46
  • Purchases: 7
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Topic 1: Renewal Mill is trying to reduce food waste and greenhouse gases by transforming spoiled byproducts into something edible. Topic 2: Mitche...

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  • Added: Dec 28, 2021
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 8
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Topic 1: How do National Park officials decide which plants and animals to save as the climate changes? Topic 2: Imagine the harm a fake satellite ...

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  • Added: Dec 20, 2021
  • Length: 52:50
  • Purchases: 5
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Topic 1: For people with dementia, reflecting on past events in life is a form of therapy; Topic 2: We associate ghost stories with Halloween, but ...

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  • Added: Dec 13, 2021
  • Length: 51:50
  • Purchases: 8
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Topic 1: Print versus Digital; Topic 2: New Drug for Dwarfism Sparks Controversy; Topic 3: Cuisine Reinvented by the Global Diaspora

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  • Added: Dec 08, 2021
  • Length: 51:46
  • Purchases: 7
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Topic 1: NASA’s developed a plan to clean up orbit. Topic 2: For over 40 years, 8th-grade students at Schoenbar Middle School in Alaska have taken ...

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  • Added: Nov 30, 2021
  • Length: 51:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Topic 1: Before we had encrypted emails and security envelopes, people would protect their correspondence with fancy folding. Topic 2: How have J.R...

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  • Added: Nov 23, 2021
  • Length: 51:39
  • Purchases: 5
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Topic 1: A disease called Lewy body dementia is the second-most common type of degenerative dementia after Alzheimer's. But it's a lot less well-un...

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  • Added: Nov 17, 2021
  • Length: 51:46
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Topic 1: A new book details the financial, emotional, and social strain of incarceration on prisoners and the family members trying to care for the...

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  • Added: Nov 09, 2021
  • Length: 51:45
  • Purchases: 5
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Topic 1: Wampanoag people; Topic 2: UK celebrating the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage; Topic 3: Holiday meal prep

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  • Added: Nov 05, 2021
  • Length: 51:20
  • Purchases: 10
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Topic 1: Unexplained noises. Doors that open by themselves. Do you believe in ghosts? Topic 2: It’s been a stressful year and a half, and sometimes...

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  • Added: Nov 02, 2021
  • Length: 51:44
  • Purchases: 5
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Topic 1: Love Movies? Need Therapy? Cinema Therapy on YouTube is for You; Topic 2: Bellingcat Investigative Journalism is Solving International Cri...

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2021
  • Length: 51:47
  • Purchases: 5
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Topic 1: The cat the helped a Muslim teen survive the Serbian siege of the 1990s; Topic 2: Some of the darkest-skinned creatures on the planet live...

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  • Added: Oct 19, 2021
  • Length: 51:49
  • Purchases: 5
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Topic 1: More and more of the world’s wealth is being stashed away in the US. Why? Topic 2: Most of us are convinced we’d speak up when see sexual ...

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 51:50
  • Purchases: 6
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Topic 1: A memoir about autism written by a mother and daughter. Topic 2: The Story of Cascatelli's Invention. Topic 3: Familylect; the dialect you...

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2021
  • Length: 51:38
  • Purchases: 5
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Topic 1: Hunger Games Revolution Symbol Evolves in Real-World Asian Protests; Topic 2: Why There Are So Many Golden Arches in Black Communities; To...

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  • Added: Sep 28, 2021
  • Length: 51:37
  • Purchases: 3
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Topic 1: The Salt We as Humans Use Are Threatening Fresh Water Supplies and Harming Our Health; Topic 2: Flare Bracelet Offers Discreet Way to Call...

Bought by KSTK, WYAP, RADIOLEX, KOWS, and GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Sep 21, 2021
  • Length: 51:45
  • Purchases: 5
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Topic 1: Why the Greatest Threats to America Cannot Be Solved With the World’s Greatest Military; Topic 2: Something’s Toxic at Work and Companies ...

Bought by RADIOLEX, KOWS, GCR (Global Community Radio), and WYAP


  • Added: Sep 14, 2021
  • Length: 51:46
  • Purchases: 4