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.

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City of Knoxville

This week, WUOT News is looking at the race for five Knoxville city council seats. Thirty candidates are running for ten slots in next Tuesday's primary. We're talking with residents and reporters - people who know the districts and the issues. Today, our series concludes with a look at District Six, which runs from near Holston Hills, through downtown and to Mechanicsville. Our guide is Knox TN Today columnist Betty Bean.

City of Knoxville

This week, WUOT News is looking at the race for five Knoxville city council seats. Thirty candidates are running for ten slots in next Tuesday's primary. We're talking with residents and reporters - people who know the districts and the issues. Today we hear from Sandra Clark, editor and publisher of Knox TN Today. We talk about the Fourth District, which includes much of north Knoxville and Fountain City.

City of Knoxville

This week, WUOT News is looking at the race for five Knoxville city council seats. Thirty candidates are running for ten slots in next Tuesday's primary. We're talking with residents and reporters - people who know the districts and the issues. In this discussion, Victor Agreda interviews Brandon Hollingsworth about District Three, which includes much of northwest Knoxville, north of Middlebrook Pike and south of Clinton Highway.

On Wednesday, August 16, a committee of the Tennessee General Assembly will consider the first major revisions to the University of Tennessee’s student conduct code since the 1970s.

Some of the proposed changes are broad, and some are narrowly tailored. Changes prompted by a Title IX lawsuit last year will reshape the process of handling sexual assault allegations. The lawsuit alleged university administrators looked the other way, especially when student athletes were accused of assault. 

Fifty-two years ago this summer, President Lyndon Johnson brought into being a program that would re-shape health care options for the poor and disabled. Depending on the observer's politics, Medicaid is either hailed as a step forward for low-income Americans or castigated as a handout program for the lazy. In this edition of HealthConnections, the realities of Medicaid in Tennessee. 

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