Billy Palmer is Co-Host and Associate Producer of RadioACTive, a community affairs show that highlights grassroots activists and community builders weeknights at 6 p.m. on Salt Lake City-based 90.9fm KRCL. The Society of Professional Journalists-Utah Chapter named RadioACTive the top Public Affairs show in 2018.
For more than 15 years, Billy has been a community organizer and advocate for youth empowerment, civil rights and neighborhood reinvestment. He is the chair person for the YouthWorks Steering Committee at NeighborWorks SLC where he also sits on the board of directors as the outgoing president. His community engagement also includes organizing for the Utah Poor People’s Campaign, and he is a member of the Friends of Arches and Canyonlands board of directors.
Now a public affairs journalist, the father of three has enjoyed several careers, including dancer and choreographer, music promoter and film maker