Todd Steed

Director of Music, Host, Producer

A Knoxville native, Todd began working at WUOT in 2006 as jazz coordinator. His role has expanded to include operations, heading up the music department, and host of Studio 865/Flipside and Changing Course. Todd got his start in radio at WUTK, where he served as music director while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at UT. He later earned a master’s degree in education, also at UT.

Prior to working at WUOT, Todd worked overseas in China, Lithuania and Indonesia. Upon returning to the states, he was a study abroad coordinator at UT's Center for International Education. He claims he is also a musician. 

Jeff Sipe Returns

Jul 26, 2019
Frank Zipper

Drummer Jeff Sipe returns to Knoxville this weekend for two performances at two Barley's and a drum clinic at the Open Chord.   He also reflects on the 'Hampton' years. 

Ben Hall

Richard Boukas and Louis Arques sit down for some live music and conversation with Ben Hall.

Jazz ace Will Boyd shares tracks from his newest recording and talks about the recording process. 

Heiskell Delivers Again

Jul 10, 2019

Jeff Heiskell is on a roll with one of his best releases yet, Songs in the Key of H.   He sits down with Todd Steed on Flipside to share insights on this strong collection of songs. 

Drummer and composer Steve Brown talks with Todd Steed about his latest recording, East European Shoes.

Assistant Professor Ingrid Ruffin discusses making the UT Libraries a welcoming and productive place for students.

Scott Groller

Kerry O'Brien and Andy Bliss from Nief-Norf unveil the highlights of their summer festival. 

Maggie Longmire explains the origin of the Sing for the Climate Concert on June 29th at the World's Fair Park. 

Angela Richardson explains her very direct connection to the work London Fantasia and reflects on D-Day and more.

Indie-pop artist Lucette talks with Todd Steed about her latest recording and her upcoming visit to Knoxville at the Open Chord. 

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