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

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

A damaged phone booth in Prairie Grove is attracting all kinds of attention...and reminded us it starred in an OAL story first aired in 1995.

25 Years of Bats

Jun 13, 2014

Becca Martin Brown from Northwest Arkansas Newspapers explains Devil's Den is celebrating its 25th Bat-o-Rama this weekend.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Jun 12, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, the names of some publications like Time or Southern Living give readers a literal idea of what's printed on their pages, but what about 3W or Due South? We take a look at the thought behind the titles of some of the magazines published in our region. Plus, we talk with Roby Brock about some of the repercussions of Tuesday's primary runoff elections.

A study released yesterday by Oxfam International suggests that many workers in Arkansas would benefit from a raise in the federal minimum wage. A matching grant from the Walton Family Foundation will soon result in a mountain bike trail in Springdale, and Fayetteville joins the Arkansas Downtown Network.

Roby Brock from Talk Business and Politics assesses the state's political landscape in the aftermath of the primary runoff election.  

On the Cover

Jun 12, 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.

Last night, Kyle Kellams moderated a public discussion at the Fayetteville Public Library about one of the new works included in this weekend's Arkansas New Play Festival.

A Gulley Park Tradition Continues

Jun 12, 2014

Becca Martin Brown has What’s Up with the lineup for this summer’s Gulley Park Concert Series.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Jun 11, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, raising the minimum wage in Arkansas. Plus, we have a report on regional accents.