People

  • Improvisations Host

    UT jazz major Ben Hall is our Monday night Improvisations host.  Ben hails from Knoxville, plays guitar, travels, and studies.  Not in that order. 

  • Improvisations Host/Producer (Friday)

    Chris Woodhull was born in Puerto Rico, the son of a U.S. Air Force pilot. Throughout his childhood, his family traveled extensively, landing in places like Brazil, California, Nebraska, Alabama and Massachusetts. Chris has over 20 years of...

  • All Things Considered Host/Reporter

    Chrissy is WUOT's local All Things Considered host. Her first job with the station was as a weekend student announcer while earning her bachelor's in Anthropology from the University of Tennessee. From 2004 to 2015, she served as the...

  • Morning Edition Host/Reporter

    From Tucson, Arizona, Claire has a master’s from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School of Journalism. Most recently, Claire worked at NPR West in Culver City, California, assisting NPR’s western correspondents with research...

  • Afternoon Concert Host

     

    As a violinist since the age of 5 and the youngest in a musical family, Clara has lived her life surrounded by the arts, and especially classical music. During her time as a UTK student, she served as the co-founder and co-president of...

  • Assistant Director/Director of Programming

    Greg joined WUOT in 2007, first as operations director and now  as assistant director/director of programming. His duties range from analyzing audience data to helping clear WUOT’s satellite dish of snow and ice. Greg started in public radio...

  • Director of Donor Relations

    Jeff comes to WUOT from the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra where he was Development Manager.  Prior to his work at the KSO, Jeff worked at Ijams Nature Center, the Florence Crittendon Agency and as a freelance fundraising consultant.  His...

  • Forever Part of Our Team

    Jim has been in public radio since 1983.  He began at WEKU-FM, Richmond, KY, played with the Lexington Philharmonic and graduated from University of Kentucky with a bachelors in music.  Following a stint in Toluca, Mexico with the Orquesta...

  • The Sounds Global Show host/ producer

    While growing up in Pontiac, Michigan, John Habel was an avid listener to R&B, soul, rock and jazz on local radio. In 1980, when he and his wife, Dottie, moved to Knoxville, he continued his career as a special education teacher and...

  • The Sounds Global Show host/ producer

    Katharine Emlen first fell in love with world music when she was 11 years old and lived in Nakuru, Kenya. The daughter of a wildlife biologist, she lived in a small field station with no running water or electricity. Elephant,...

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