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

Children's House in Springdale is designed to help some of the youngest victims of abuse and neglect in northwest Arkansas.

Becca Martin Brown, with Northwest Arkansas Newspapers, says planning for Harvest Festival on Mulberry Mountain is underway.

Thoughts on Blessings

Jun 16, 2014

 

Blessings are part of many lives.  Almost everybody thinks of them differently in some way.

A Salute to Monsters

Jun 15, 2014

Here are our ten clips inspired by monster trucks...well, all monster---no trucks.

1. Bobby Pickett sings Monster Mash.

2. Boris Karloff and O.P. Heggie in an iconic (if often misquoted) scene from The Bride of Frankenstein.

3. Warren Zevon's song Werewolves of London.

4. Maria Ouspenskaya and Lon Chaney, Jr. in The Wolf Man.

5. Godzilla, the song by Blue Oyster Cult.

6. Godzilla, the fire-breathing monster.

Arts Live Steals the Show

Jun 15, 2014

In just more than a decade, Mark Landon Smith, director of Arts Live Theatre, has taken the program to new heights.  Becca Martin Brown has more on their upcoming season.

On The Cover

Jun 15, 2014

Picking a name for a new magazine is part art, part science, part luck. We talk with editors and publishers of three regional publications for the latest "what's in a name" feature.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Jun 15, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Weekend Ozarks, we learn the trick of the trade with a monster truck driver. Plus, if you had a magazine, how would you choose its name? Would it be literal, a hint as to what's expected inside, or something completely different?

Friday, June 13, 2014

Jun 13, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, Michael Tilley of The City Wire tells us about the week's news including Tyson's bid for Hillshire Brands, and the band Xcluded joins us in the studio as they release their new original album and while they have some time off between the eighth and ninth grades.

The Arkansas gross domestic product grew in 2013, particularly in some unexpected sectors. With one of the architects of the Arkansas Private Option defeated in a primary runoff this week, the future of the Medicaid expansion is in doubt, but Governor Mike Beebe is undeterred. Plus, this weekend marks the 149th anniversary of the end of slavery in the U.S., and the 17th annual NWA Juneteenth Celebration will mark the occasion in Springdale.

Michael Tilley from The City Wire talks about the latest details regarding an acquisition of Hillshire Brands and more.

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