Kyle Kellams

KUAF host, contributor, and creator of "Ozarks at Large"

Kyle Kellams has been the news director at KUAF for 25 years and has been producing Ozarks at Large (first as a weekly, then as a daily program) since March, 1990.

Kyle first started working in radio at KTLO in Mountain Home, Arkansas while still in high school and also spent a year as news director at KKIX in Fayetteville before working at KUAF.  During his time at KUAF has also served as the radio play-by-play voice for the University of Arkansas women's basketball team and on occasion the U of A baseball team.

Kyle lives in Fayetteville with his wife Laura and the two sweetest dogs on the planet.

Ways to Connect

On today's show, a new semester starts at the University with a now-familiar challenge: COVID-19. Plus, the state of the state…business, politics and policy discussed with three CEOs, and much more.

We start our show today with a familiar refrain: record numbers associated with COVID-19 in Arkansas. Plus suggestions for making Arkansas highways safer.

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Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, asks three CEOs about their thoughts for 2022. As expected, the ongoing pandemic shapes expectations. The conversation is part of this week's Northwest Arkansas Business Journal Report.

Not many new movies, and no blockbusters, are hitting theater screens this month. Courtney Lanning says that leaves room for a winter gem, Sing a Bit of Harmony. Her full review can be found in Friday's Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

On today's show, Arkansas Children’s will sponsor a hackathon in April. Plus, the second season of the podcast Undisciplined begins with a conversation about epidemics, and much more.

Our news today includes Arkansas hospitals continue to experience a surge of COVID-19 patients. Plus the observations connected to Arkansas and the National Day of Racial Healing.

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This spring Arkansas Children's will host a hackathon. The 48 hour event, April 1st through 3rd, is designed to find possible digital solutions to healthcare challenges.

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The latest tour of University of Arkansas history from Charlie Alison, the executive editor of University Relations, recalls the first-ever day of classes at the U of A.

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The Northwest Arkansas Design Excellence Program was launched by the Walton Family Foundation in 2015 to help connect design firms with local projects dedicated to public spaces. This year 31 new design firms have been added to the pool.

On today's show, an 1800s African-American cemetery in east Fayetteville, almost lost to history, is being restored. Plus, TheatreSquared readies The Mountaintop, a reimagining of the last night of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life, and much more.