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 start in radio at WUTK, where he served as music director while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at UT. He later earned a master’s degree in education, also at UT.
Prior to working at WUOT, Todd worked overseas in China, Lithuania and Indonesia. Upon returning to the states, he was a study abroad coordinator at UT's Center for International Education. Other work has included artist management (Abigail Washburn, Julia Nunes), recording and performing music, and serving as a host for several live events around Knoxville.
Studio 865/Flipside is WUOT's monthly program featuring regional music and musicians, hosted by Todd Steed. Studio 865 showcases live performance either in the studio or live around town and beyond.
A co-production of WUOT and UTTV Comcast Channel 194
NOTE: Hear archived Flipside programs Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. on WUOT-2.