Top of Mind

Series produced by BYU radio/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.


68 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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Topic 1 - Skijoring: Horse-drawn Adrenaline; Topic 2 - Iconic Penguins in Antarctica Declining More Than Previously Thought; Topic 3 - Musicians Mi...

Bought by KOWS and WYAP


  • Added: Jan 12, 2021
  • Length: 51:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1 - How the Salvation Army’s Red Kettles Became a Christmas Icon; Topic 2: Pet Recovery Specialist on How to Find Lost Dogs; Topic 3 - Deepwa...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, WYAP, WXDU, and KOWS


  • Added: Dec 23, 2020
  • Length: 51:48
  • Purchases: 4
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Topics 1, 2 and 3: NASCAR’s Bill Lester; A Racing Trailblazer

Bought by WXDU, KSTK, RadioStPete Florida, and WYAP


  • Added: Dec 17, 2020
  • Length: 54:30
  • Purchases: 4
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Topic 1 - 2020 Was Something, Eh?; Topic 2 - Lessons from Suffragists on How to Change the World; Topic 3 - One Fat Man’s Quest to Get Smaller in a...

Bought by KSTK, WCPN, and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Dec 15, 2020
  • Length: 54:59
  • Purchases: 3
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Topic 1 - Why Jews Are So Funny, and When It’s Okay for Non-Jews to Laugh; Topic 2 - Teaching Diplomacy to Kids Through Model UN; Topic 3 - How Hum...

Bought by KOWS


  • Added: Dec 15, 2020
  • Length: 51:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1 - Star Wars, AFOLs and the Secret to LEGO’s Enduring Popularity; Topic 2 - Christmas All Year in Santa Claus, Indiana; Topic 3 - When Food ...

Bought by KTNA, RadioStPete Florida, KOWS, and WYAP


  • Added: Dec 10, 2020
  • Length: 54:54
  • Purchases: 4
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Topic 1 and 2 - Acclaimed Book About Race in America “Remixed” for Young People, Topic 3 - Plant Hunter Looking to Patent a Newly-Discovered Wildfl...

Bought by KOWS


  • Added: Dec 28, 2020
  • Length: 51:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1 - US Immigration Policy Is Outdated. Here’s a New Perspective, Topic 2 - Measles Erases the Immune System’s Memory, Topic 3 - Precrastinati...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and KOWS


  • Added: Jan 04, 2021
  • Length: 51:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1 - Nonprofit Teaches Kids to Write and Produce Music in Exchange for Good Grades; Topic 2 - How Ageism is Defining the Work Experience for A...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Dec 09, 2020
  • Length: 51:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1 and 2 - “The Mountains Sing”: Trauma, Resilience and the Legacy of War in Vietnam, Topic 3 - An App That’s Designed to Be Your BFF

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and WYAP


  • Added: Nov 30, 2020
  • Length: 52:07
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1 - The Body Never Lies: A Day in the Life of a Forensic Pathologist, Topic 2 - The Unseen Danger of Noise Pollution, Topic 3 - Citizen Scien...

Bought by KOWS, RadioStPete Florida, and WYAP


  • Added: Nov 11, 2020
  • Length: 51:31
  • Purchases: 3
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Topic 1: Spirit Bears. Topic 2: Forever Chemicals. Topic 3: Cake Artist

Bought by KOWS


  • Added: Nov 24, 2020
  • Length: 52:19
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1 - Turning Complicated Contracts into Comic Books; Topic 2 - Plastic Roads Provide a New Solution to Handling Waste; Topic 3 - Former Art Fo...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Nov 17, 2020
  • Length: 51:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Topic 1 - What are Native Land Acknowledgements About? - Rediscover How America’s Indigenous People Ate Before the Colonists Came; Topic 2 - Everyt...

Bought by RADIOLEX, WCPN, WGZS, KTNA, KTOO and more


  • Added: Oct 16, 2020
  • Length: 54:33
  • Purchases: 14
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Topic 1 - How Perceived Threat Shapes Countries; Topic 2 - Little Free Libraries Bring Free Books to Neighborhoods Near You; Topic 3 - Video Games ...

Bought by KOWS and RadioStPete Florida


  • Added: Nov 02, 2020
  • Length: 51:50
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1 - Voices from the March on Washington 2020; Topic 2 - Photographer’s Intimate Portraits of 10,000 Species and Counting; Topic 3 - The Scien...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2020
  • Length: 51:22
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Topic 1 - How the Legal System Relies on Justice and Forgiveness, Topic 2 - Bringing Stories of Women to Life, Topic 3 - Dr. Asperger and the Nazi ...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and KOWS


  • Added: Oct 20, 2020
  • Length: 51:35
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1 - Civil Rights Filmmaker Takes on Voter Suppression in “After Selma.” Topic 2 - Connecting with Nature through Professional Tree Climbing. ...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and KOWS


  • Added: Oct 13, 2020
  • Length: 51:51
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1 - The Battle to Compensate Ground Zero First Responders; Topic 2 - Will Oil Drilling in ANWR Further Threaten Polar Bears?; Topic 3 - How M...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida and KOWS


  • Added: Oct 06, 2020
  • Length: 51:40
  • Purchases: 2
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Topic 1: Real Life “Wonder” Boy and His Mother Redefine “Normal” in New Memoir. Topic 2: The Last US/Canada Border Dispute

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, KOWS, and WYAP


  • Added: Sep 28, 2020
  • Length: 51:51
  • Purchases: 3