Timothy Dennis

Ozarks at Large Producer

Timothy is a life-long Arkansan; he grew up in the hills outside of Winslow and has lived throughout northwest and western Arkansas.  As a budding musician in his formative years, he became enthralled with recording technology, which carried over into his collegiate studies of print and multimedia journalism at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Upon receiving his degree in journalism in 2011, Timothy immediately began working as a freelance reporter and photographer for the Washington County Observer in West Fork, Winslow and Greenland. It wasn't long before he left the newspaper business for radio and began working full-time as an announcer and news programmer for KURM AM/FM in Rogers.

After working for about a year in radio, Timothy was recruited to join the KUAF staff as a producer and reporter for Ozarks at Large, generating spot news and feature-length stories. He reports on the local music scene, interviewing and capturing performances of local and traveling performers and bands. He also works with KUAF operations staff on strategic technical planning for the station.

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On today's show, a federal immigration program known as 287(g) that is enforced by the Washington County Sheriff's Office can mean deportation for some undocumented residents. We discuss the program's implications with the sheriff and a parent of a recently detained man. Plus, we visit an elm tree in Fayetteville that has received a special designation. And, we talk about the language of sleep with our Militant Grammarian.

On today's show, we have more on a new study that found the average cost of insulin more than doubled since 2014 in Arkansas where health officials say over a quarter of a million of adults are diagnosed with the disease. Plus, we have an interview with NPR's Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep about his new book. And, we sort out the role and credentialing of service, therapy and emotional support animals.

On today's show, we have the details on a proposed quarry expansion in Washington County. Plus, we learn about a library where people are books available for checkout conversations. And, we remember Terry Jones of Monty Python with a conversation from our archives.

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Jess Harp has performed throughout Northwest Arkansas for a year or two. Friday evening, he and his band will perform at the Record in downtown Bentonville. We get a preview of the concert, talk about the band's style, and hear about a debut album in the works.

 

On today's show, we preview a public mental health discussion about grief that has been curated specifically for minority communities. Plus, we find out more about a plan from the state Department of Health to improve access to HIV prevention services and treatments. And, we hear from advocates from the Northwest Arkansas Women's Shelter about the organization's expansion into Madison County.

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