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. 

Knoxville musician Vance Thompson gives us a peak at the upcoming Knoxville Jazz Orchestra season. 

Todd Steed

Bassist Daniel Kimbro sits down with Todd Steed to talk about recording and performing with dobro virtuoso Jerry Douglas. 

Del Bryant, Part Two

Sep 7, 2017

Part two of Todd's interview with Del Bryant.  Del talks about his BMI work, more on Rocky Top and the songs of his parents. 

Rocky Top At 50

Aug 23, 2017

The son of legendary songwriters Felice and Boudleaux Bryant, Del Bryant, stops by WUOT to talk about this fascinating history of the iconic anthem. 

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. 

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