Elections 2014
6:03 am
Tue October 14, 2014

Amendments In Review - A Series From WUOT News

Credit WUOT News, Matt Shafer Powell

When early voting begins this week, Tennesseans will be asked to approve or reject four proposed amendments to the state constitution. All this week, WUOT News will give you a voter’s guide to each of these amendments.

Our series begins Monday, October 13, with the path a constitutional amendment takes from idea to the ballot box. University of Tennessee College of Law dean Doug Blaze spoke with WUOT All Things Considered host Brandon Hollingsworth.

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Erika Beras is 90.5 WESA’s Behavioral Health reporter. Her work has also aired on NPR, the BBC and other networks. She has won local and national awards for her reporting; among them a fellowship from The International Center for Journalists to travel to Poland and report on shale and energy in 2012.

Dawn Goodall joined the WUOT staff in September as the “outside” underwriting coordinator.   When she is not sharing the benefits of program underwriting with organizations, she enjoys the outdoors.  Dawn enjoys kayaking, hiking and camping in the mountains, while striving to capture the beauty through photography.

She recently returned to Knoxville after spending a few years in Texas.

A public radio enthusiast and former account executive at a local TV station, Dawn was also a media buyer.  She graduated with a journalism degree at the ‘other’ UT (the University of Texas).

Edward R. Murrow Award
9:04 am
Tue October 7, 2014

WUOT Receives National Murrow Award In NYC Ceremony

The WUOT logo lights up the stage at Monday's 2014 Edward R. Murrow Awards at the Marriott Marquis in New York
Leslie Snow

Representatives from WUOT were on-hand Monday October 6 to receive a National Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism from the Radio-Television Digital News Association. NBC's Lester Holt presented the award to Director of News Content Matt Shafer Powell for Best Documentary in the Small Market Radio Division. The winning entry "I'm Still Here: My HIV Life" was produced by Powell, Leslie Snow and Todd Steed, who composed the music.

Jazz Night in America on WUOT

Jazz Night in America presents some of the best live jazz performances happening around the country and the stories behind them. With multiple Grammy Award-winning musician Christian McBride as host, the one-hour radio show features hand-picked performances from across the country, woven with the colorful stories of the artists behind them. 

Produced in a collaboration between NPR, Jazz at Lincoln Center and WBGO.

December 2014  

5    Listen Closely
12  Ellis Marsalis at 80
19  Pre-empted for special
26   Opening Night: Chucho Valdés, Pedrito Martinez & Wynton Marsalis (repeat)