Amy Donaldson

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Website: http://www.kslnewsradio.com

Amy Donaldson is an executive producer with KSL Podcasts. You can contact her at adonaldson@bonneville.com

In Season Finale of The Letter Season 2, families have to decide if they misjudged killer

The season finale of The Letter Season 2 is out now - listen to it and read more behind the episode about the family's reaction.
1 month ago

The children of murdered men inherited trauma; can they inherit forgiveness?

Before he was in the same room with the man convicted of killing his father, Chad Rasmussen thought that he, like his family, had forgiven the killer.
1 month ago

Letters lead to meeting killer, life-changing moment

SANDY – The question made her stomach churn. DeAnn Rasmussen Kilgore listened as her sister-in-law explained that not only had she written a letter forgiving the man who killed DeAnn’s husband, but he’d written back.  “I distinctly remember when she called me and told me that she had received a reply to her letter,” DeAnn […]
2 months ago

A woman was lost in grief, until she wrote her brother’s killer a letter

Grief and anger turned Leslie Rasmussen Moore into a person she didn't recognize. Writing a letter to the man who killed her only brother changed that.
2 months ago

Life Sentences: The Letter explores grief, trauma and lingering effects

Season 2 of "The Letter" focuses on the impact of trauma and grief on two families damaged by murder in the early 1980s in Utah.
2 months ago

Even defense attorney struggles to understand double homicide suspect

The last surviving defense attorney who represented a Utah double murder suspect in 1982 is sharing his memories in an episode of "The Letter."
3 months ago

Big changes proposed for Utah high school sports involving local, international students

Proposals involving F1 visas and athletic transfers were approved Wednesday by the executive committee of the Utah High School Activities Association.
3 months ago

Sense of dread precedes second 1982 Millcreek Canyon murder

The second episode of The Letter's second season, "Ripple Effect," details the second man killed in a double murder outside a Millcreek Canyon restaurant in 1982. 
3 months ago

Utah proposes ban on some international students in high school sports

A proposed new rule before the Utah High School Activities Association would bar international students from playing varsity sports in the state next year. 
3 months ago

The Letter podcast debuts second season on 1982 murders

The 1982 Millcreek murders of two young fathers sets the stage for season 2 of The Letter podcast, exploring themes of trauma and forgiveness.
3 months ago

LISTEN: Utah high school sports group investigating ‘scholarships’ for international students

One student's struggles highlight lack of scrutiny, oversight and accountability on the part of private schools and prep academies.
4 months ago

“The Letter:” Meeting the monster that killed Zachary Snarr

One letter lead to other letters, and then a meeting between the man that killed 18-year-old Zachary Snarr, and Zachary's mother.
2 years ago

“The Letter:” A delivery that ‘changed everything’ for Zachary Snarr’s family

It was a friend who told Sy Snarr that the man in jail for killing her son Zachary, had written her a letter.
2 years ago

“The Letter” – Survivor guilt after the death of Zachary Snarr

Surviving the shooting that claimed the life of Zachary Snarr stole the small things and gave Yvette Rodier a type of guilt she didn't expect.
2 years ago

“The Letter” – After the murder of Zachary Snarr, a family tries to rebuild

A family realizes that returning to a sense of normalcy after the death of Zachary Snarr is a complicated and lonely road.
2 years ago

“The Letter” – A Utah family weighs the death penalty

How the definition of justice changed for the family and friends who lost 18-year-old Zachary Snarr to a murderer.
2 years ago

“The Letter” – What suspected killer Jorge Benvenuto said about the girl who survived

Detectives said 19-year-old Jorge Benvenuto was trying to build the courage to kill himself before he came upon two kids at Little Dell Reservoir.
2 years ago

“The Letter” details journey from Utah murder through grief to redemption

The Snarrs and Rodier revisit the agony of the Utah murder in a new podcast from KSL called “The Letter” - to shed light on the lasting impacts of grief and the realities of finding forgiveness.
2 years ago

Former Utah state prison Warden talks about death row and change

Former Utah state prison Warden Ken Shulsen talks about his experience in the states prison system
3 years ago

In Utah, the death penalty can be a life sentence for victims’ families

The Utah death penalty turned Matt Hunsaker's life into a trip through the maze of American justice. And he has had enough.
3 years ago

Talking Cold: Can police lie to suspects? Who can offer immunity? And how to inmates earn an early release from prison?

When Doug Lovell's ex-wife was relucent to come forward with information about the murder of Joyce Yost, she was offered immunity. Here's what that means.
3 years ago

Elizabeth Smart offers advice for survivors and those who love them

Elizabeth Smart was 14 when she was kidnapped, and she said all she wanted to do was 'blend in.' Instead, she gives a voice and support to other victims.
3 years ago

Advocates: Criminal justice system can be traumatic for sexual assault survivors

The criminal justice system isn't just difficult for survivors of sexual assault to navigate, it can be another type of trauma.
3 years ago

Man threatens to shoot up The Stockist store over a mask request

Employees closed the Stockist store after an employee refused to comply with mask requirements and threatening to shoot up the establishment.
3 years ago