Antoinette Grajeda

KUAF host and contributor of "Ozarks at Large"

Antoinette Grajeda is a news producer for Ozarks at Large. She began her professional career as a print journalist in 2007 and joined the KUAF staff in 2009. She earned a B.A. in Journalism and in Spanish from the University of Arkansas. Since 2007, Antoinette has participated in the NWA Gridiron Show, which raises money for scholarships. She has also volunteered with the Lemke Journalism Project since 2008. This six-week program teaches high school students about different aspects of journalism. Antoinette lives in Rogers.

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Ahead this hour, we get prepared for tick season and tick-borne illnesses. May is Lyme and Tick-borne disease awareness month in Arkansas. Also, we hear how some schools in the state are seeking an exemption to the state’s new campus carry law. And Dylan Earl stops by to play us some country music as we head into the weekend.

Let's Go Outdoors

May 26, 2017

Memorial Day weekend often means spending time outside. Becca Martin Brown from the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette says there are plenty of outdoor events this weekend including the Omni Peace Garden Tour, a twilight hike in Fort Smith and the Pioneer Days Parade in Van Buren.

On this edition of Ozarks, a conversation with the director of a new documentary investigating an old Fort Smith murder case. Plus, this week’s installment of the NWA Business Journal Report.

Republicans React to Trump Budget

May 25, 2017

Members of the Arkansas congressional delegation – all Republicans – say they’re still evaluating the proposed budget President Trump has sent to Congress.

On this edition of Ozarks, how the Arkansas Immunization Action Coalition is using grants to boost immunization rates. Also, a UAFS professor researches memes.

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