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
Wednesday, December 4: Live from the farm, it's Bonnaroo 2013, Vol. 2 with Del McCoury/Sam Bush, Daniel Romano, and Savory and Sweet. On the Flipside, Chrissy Keuper takes over the host chair and has Todd Steed as her guest. He starts with Ravel and ends with Zappa.