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, we talk to Megha Rao about what it means to dance before her performance in Bentonville tomorrow afternoon. Plus, Becca Martin Brown from the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette previews a December weekend, Roby Brock from Talk Business and Politics reviews the week’s news, and from Austin, Paige Renee Berry and Tyler Jordan give us a sampling of their brand of songwriting.

A proposed sales tax in Fort Smith could help the U.S. Marshals Museum complete construction. Roby Brock, from our partner Talk Business and Politics, gives us more details on that, on the success of the Walmart AMP in Rogers and more.

Megha P. Rao is a professional dancer and teacher in Bentonville. Tomorrow night, she'll give a performance, hosted by the Ra-Ve Cultural Foundation, that features interpretations of the nine emotions depicted in the arts.

On today's show, we hear about a series of articles by students at the School of Journalism and Strategic Media that research student loans and student debt. Plus, we get another winter reading recommendation for a dreary December day. And, we hear more about the acquisition of two Fort Smith area hospitals by Little Rock-based Baptist Health.

This semester, ten journalism students at the University of Arkansas compiled research for a series of reports about student loans and debt. This week, some of the students came to the Firmin-Garner Performance Studio to talk about their reporting and what they learned.

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