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.

Ways to Connect

On today's show, we provide a daily update from the governor and state health officials on their COVID-19 response. Plus, we have information about a new pantry that recently opened on Dickson Street in Fayetteville in response to the outbreak. And, we find out how Walmart's supply chain is managing the demand for goods during the global pandemic.

On today's show, we speak with Michael Tilley of Talk Business & Politics about the impact the coronavirus is having in the River Valley. Plus, we find out about a program that allows restaurants to donate their excess food, especially as many of them close or scale back operations during the pandemic. And, we hear from a local woman who was recently tested for COVID-19 about what it's like to go through the procedure at one of the testing sites in the region.

Courtesy / Taft

Late last year, Austin-based musician Taft Mashburn stopped by our Firmin-Garner Performance Studio when he was in Fayetteville for a house concert at Homestead Recording. Going by simply Taft on-stage, his sparse, spacey style is unique. He spoke with us about his unique styling, and he also performed a few songs while he was here.

On today's show, we have a daily update on the number of COVID-19 cases in the state, as well as the latest from the governor and his team of state experts. Plus, we speak with the CEO of Community Clinic about the four coronavirus testing and treatment sites the organization opened this week. And, we find out how Arts Live Theatre is bringing theatre into people's homes in a time of social distancing.

On today's show, we have an update on the number of COVID-19 cases in the state, including the first positive coronavirus case reported in Northwest Arkansas. Plus, we tell you about a local mutual aid group that has formed on Facebook since the start of the outbreak. And, we speak with the director of economic vitality for the City of Fayetteville about the help struggling small businesses can get right now.

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