Jacqueline Froelich

KUAF Reporter, "Ozarks at Large" and NPR Correspondent

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards. 

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Ahead on Ozarks, preliminary numbers indicate health insurance premiums for the state's marketplace exchange will be lower than last year. Plus, an update on a study looking at phosphorus levels in the Illinois River.

Following a protracted legal battle between Arkansas and Oklahoma over pollutants in the Illinois River watershed, shared by both states, progress is being made to find common ground.    

Jacqueline Froelich talks with Brian Haggard, director of the Arkansas Water Resources Center.

Weekend OAL for Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sep 7, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Weekend Ozarks, summer is winding down but it's never too early to start thinking about winter and the ailments that come with the season. We tell you how to get a free flu shot later this week. Plus, TheatreSquared starts off its 9th season with the farce and musical One Man, Two Guvnors.

Dr. Michael Duke, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Memphis is engaged in a multi-year cultural immersion research project focused on the health of Marshall Islanders living in Northwest Arkansas.

  Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, Lee Tomboulian, a one-time resident of Fayetteville and Eureka Springs, recently made a trip back to the Ozarks, and he sat down at the Mary Baker Rumsey Steinway piano at KUAF to play a couple of songs. Plus, we have a story about chickens that is appropriate to share on the eve of the first home Razorback football game of the season.