Brandon Hollingsworth

All Things Considered Host/Producer

Brandon is WUOT’s All Things Considered host. From 2008 to 2010, he hosted Morning Edition on Alabama Public Radio. For two years before that he served as an APR bureau correspondent and anchored Morning Edition on WLJS-FM in Jacksonville, Ala.

Brandon's work has been heard nationally on the flagship NPR newsmagazines Morning Edition and All Things Considered, as well as the network's newscast service. He has contributed to NPR's midday newsmagazine, Here and Now, and his work has aired on West Virginia Public Broadcasting's Inside Appalachia.

Brandon is a 2008 graduate of Jacksonville State University, and holds a B.A. in communications. He is a native of St. Clair County, Alabama.

Ways to Connect

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For the first time in Tennessee history, local-level nonprofits will be able to establish and maintain syringe exchange programs. The programs are politically controversial, but medical experts generally agree they reduce disease transmission and may offer a path for addicts to enter recovery.

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Appalachia is the place to be these days, at least for reporters and columnists searching for…well, what exactly? The roots of Donald Trump’s appeal? The plight of former coal towns? Explanations for the rise of the alt-right?

Yeah, all of the above, and more. Our guest on the July edition of Dialogue says Appalachia is often used as a canvas, allowing commentators to paint whatever picture they like. And, she says, the resulting image is usually way off the mark.

In the second installment of HealthConnections, public health policy expert Dr. Carole Myers tells WUOT's Brandon Hollingsworth about the U.S. Senate's vision for the future of health coverage: The Better Care Reconciliation Act.

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Today, a surprise developed in the case against two teenagers charged with setting last year’s wildfires in Sevier County. The charges were dropped. WUOT’s Brandon Hollingsworth has this update.

What’s the background?

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Cold brew coffee is about four hundred years old, but right now, it’s enjoying its latest renaissance. Exactly why cold brew is back en vogue isn’t clear – theories range from young consumers who want to replicate the experiences of cold sodas to the influence of international coffee growers.