Todd Steed

Director of Music, Host, Producer

A Knoxville native, Todd began working at WUOT in 2006 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. He claims he is also a musician. 

J. Douglas Bruce Professor Chuck Maland has just completed an edition of James Agee's movie writings called Complete Film Criticism: Reviews, Essays, Manuscripts, for which he also wrote an introduction about Agee's caeer as a movie reviewer for Time and The Nation.  He sits down with Todd Steed to discuss this ambitious project. 

Kevin Abernathy shares his new record and explores the beauty of Skynyrd. 

Brock On Bruce

Jun 14, 2017

Musician Brock Henderson discusses the impact of the late, great Colonel Bruce Hampton. 

The man behind some of your favorite NPR theme songs has released his first and possibly last album.  BJ Leiderman talks with Todd Steed about his lively new record, his own secret Watergate tapes, and his streaking past. 

Homemade Sound

May 8, 2017

On the latest Flipside, George Middlebrooks shares some of his favorite songs recorded in various homes. 

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