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. 

Lynn Sacco discusses her new take on teaching history through the lens of Dolly Parton.

Dolly In The Classroom

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Associate professor of History Lynn Sacco discusses how she is using Dolly Parton and pop culture as tools to help students investigate recent history.

Farragut High student Daniel Choo was recently selected to perform with the National Youth Orchestra. He sits down with Todd Steed to discuss his upcoming performances with both the NYO and the Knoxville Symphony Youth Orchestra. 

Kenneth Brown stops by Improvisations to share some new tunes from his superb debut recording, 3 Down. 

Brown will celebrate his new recording this Friday evening at the Red Piano Lounge in Knoxville. 

Annie Clark-Rankin

Mic Harrison sits down with Todd on Studio 865 Flispside to dish the dirt on his his latest release, Vanishing South. 

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