Timothy Dennis

Ozarks at Large Producer

Timothy is a life-long Arkansan; he grew up in the hills outside of Winslow and has lived in Fort Smith, Rogers and Fayetteville.  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 B.A. 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 eschewed 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 staff of KUAF in late 2012 as a Web producer and reporter for Ozarks at Large, generating stories for the local newscast at the top of the show as well as feature-length stories. Since then, he has worked with the operations staff on strategic technical planning. Outside of his work for the station though, Timothy has also done some freelance work. Most notably, he helped produce a piece for a collaboration between American Public Media's Marketplace and the New York Times in early 2014.

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Ahead on Ozarks, coverage from a groundbreaking ceremony for Bentonville's new high school. Plus, a conversation with the author of “The Indicted South: Public Criticism, Southern Inferiority, and the Politics of Whiteness.”

The two candidates for Arkansas governor propose different solutions for the overwhelming number of state inmates that are being held at county jails across Arkansas. The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport board recently approved a new master plan, while various interested parties in Bella Vista work to develop a master plan for recreational trails in the city.

Ahead on Ozarks, a summer tradition returns with the opening of the 64th season of the Opera in the Ozarks, and there are modifications going on with the Arkansas Child Maltreatment Registry.

Governor Mike Beebe says that while a special legislative session will likely be necessary to solve the problems with the state's public school employee insurance program, no session will be called until consensus can be reached. The two candidates for governor have differing opinions on how and when the state's minimum wage should be increased, and the Fayetteville Animal Shelter warns dog owners that hot cars are particularly dangerous for pets.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Jun 19, 2014

Ahead on this edition of Ozarks, a visit to a jeweler's studio where she makes trinkets of beauty with stones, sterling silver and words on metal. Plus, we talk with blogger Mat Campbell of the Blue Hog Report about how the lawyer-turned-journalist uncovers and covers political happenings in the state.

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