People

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...

Improvisations Host/Producer (Friday)

Chris Woodhull was born in Puerto Rico, the son of a U.S. Air Force pilot. Throughout his childhood, his family traveled extensively, landing in places like Brazil, California, Nebraska, Alabama and Massachusetts. Chris has over 20 years of...

Morning Edition Host/Producer

Chrissy was born in Johnson City, Tenn. She attended the University of North Carolina at Asheville as a history major, and finished a bachelor's degree in anthropology at the University of Tennessee. Chrissy has a varied resume: she has taught...

Improvisations Host/Producer (Monday)

While growing up in Pontiac, Mich. (the hometown of the Jones brothers—Thad, Hank and Elvin), just north of Detroit, John spent a lot of time listening to great R&B, soul, rock and jazz music on local radio. In the late ‘80s, while a...

Early Morning Concert Host/Producer

Kevin Richard Doherty hails from Massapequa (Long Island),  New York.  He is a performer of art song, opera and musical theater.  As a performer, it has always been Kevin's passion to present classical music in interesting ways to make it...

Freelance Producer

Leslie is a freelance producer for WUOT. She was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, but has been moving steadily south since her college days at Indiana University. She received her master’s degree in English from the University of Texas at...

Director of News Content/Executive Producer

Matt was born and raised in Western Michigan, near Grand Rapids. Like many of his generation who eventually worked in radio, Matt spent an inordinate amount of time as a boy with a tape recorder, a microphone and 45s stacked an inch high on...

Morning Concert Host/Producer

Melony calls the beautiful mountains of Boone, N.C., home, although she was born near Greensboro, N.C. There’s just something about those Blue Ridge Mountains that got in her blood and never left after she moved there to attend Appalachian...

Mountain Jubilee Host/Producer

Paul is research professor and director of the College of Social Work Office of Research and Public Service and became a UT faculty member in 1972. At that time, he was teaching a course on the People and Problems of Appalachian in the College...

Improvisations Host/Producer (Wednesday)

Paul is the Wednesday evening host of Improvisations. He grew up in Clinton, Tenn., and moved to Knoxville in the late ‘70s to attend UT. While still in Clinton, he developed a lifelong habit of spending a lot of time in record stores...

Substitute/Part-Time News Host

Paula listened to radio each morning during breakfast when she was a child; and one day, at about the age of eight, she remembers pointing to the radio and announcing “I want to do that!” She’s now been “doing that” for the better...

Last Set at Birdland Host/Producer

Randy began hosting a jazz radio show on KDSU while a physics professor at North Dakota State University in Fargo. After moving to Knoxville, he began hosting Improvisations on WUOT in 1996. In 2004, he created the program Last...

Jazz Coordinator/Operations/Host/Producer

A Knoxville native, Todd began working at WUOT in 2007 as jazz coordinator. His role has expanded to include operations, fill-in host of All Things Considered, and host of Studio 865/Flipside and Changing Course. Todd got his...

Afternoon Concert Host/Producer

A born-and-bred Buckeye, Whitney hails from Ohio but is happy to call Tennessee her new home. After receiving a music business degree from Otterbein College, Whitney went on to earn her master’s degree in vocal performance with a specialization...