People

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...

Weekend Host/Early Morning Concert Host/Producer

Michael hosted weekday afternoon classical music for 16 years at WMFE-FM public radio in Orlando. For about five of those years, he also hosted All Things Considered. He produced interviews with local classical musicians, and one with...

Chief Engineer

Mike joined WUOT in March 1998. He is the station’s chief engineer and IT person. Mike installs, maintains and repairs all of the equipment at the radio station and WUOT’s two transmitter sites. He handles the purchasing and installation of...

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...

Director

During her 30-year career in public radio, Regina has pretty much “seen and done it all!” From news reporting to fundraising to administration, there’s not much that goes on at WUOT that she hasn’t done. She fell in love with public radio...

Assistant Director/Finance

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