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.

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On today’s show, trying to better understand COVID-19 testing in Oklahoma. Plus, the challenge of keeping track of a building’s history on a university campus, and much more.

Today's news includes a familiar refrain: increases in new and active cases of COVID-19 in Arkansas. Plus a special election field is set and the final AP football poll is released.

Healthy Hearts NWA

Jan 12, 2022
Courtesy / American Heart Association

A new project is a community collaboration to help northwest Arkansas residents live healthier lives.

Davis Hall began as women's residence on the University of Arkansas campus. In the decades since opening it has transformed more than once.

On today's show, the business of collecting blood donations during a pandemic. Plus, a conversation about creativity, connection and community, and much more.

The top news across Arkansas continues to be the latest surge of COVID-19 cases. Hospitals have more patients and more school districts are in higher infection zones.

Courtesy / Arkansas Blood Institute

Maintaining a sufficient blood supply is a never-ending challenge. A pandemic doesn't make the challenge any easier. The Arkansas Blood Institute continues to seek donors and is offering antibody test results for all donors through the end of the month.

Courtesy / Talk Business & Politics

Arkansas' climbing virus numbers have the attention of John Brummett, political columnist with the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and Roby Brock, with our partner Talk Business and Politics, for their weekly discussion. They also consider the changing face of the Arkansas Senate.

Jazz Jam Returns

Jan 11, 2022
Courtesy / Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society

The Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society is starting their monthly jazz jam again this week. Musicians will gather at the Roots HQ Thursday night for the first installment.

KUAF's latest podcast, The Lunch Hour, is about art, food, creativity, cooperation and community. The first episode focuses on the music of Baang and the community-inspired food of Jerrmy Gawthrop of Woodstone Pizza.