Halle is a freelance reporter for Aspen Public Radio. She is also the Podcast Producer and Project Coordinator for the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program (AZYEP). At AZYEP, she produces a weekly public affairs show and partners with classrooms to put student voices on the radio. She also teaches a Geopolitics and Environmental Justice course for students at Roaring Fork High School. Before entering the world of radio and podcasting, she was the Educator and High School Program Specialist at the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, educating youth in the Roaring Fork Valley for environmental and social responsibility. Halle also worked for the (HS)2 program in Carbondale as a Leadership and Writing teacher. She serves on the AspenOUT Board of Trustees and runs a community group for LGBTQ+ people in the Roaring Fork Valley. Her biggest passion is crafting stories in compelling ways that enlighten and expand peoples’ perspectives in the world.
The (HS)2 program invites 75 high-achieving high school students of color from around the U.S. to Carbondale every summer to study STEM.