Jacqueline Froelich

KUAF Reporter, "Ozarks at Large" and NPR Correspondent

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative journalist and has been a news producer for KUAF National Public Radio since 1998. She covers politics, the environment, energy, business, education, history, race and culture. Her radio segments have been nationally syndicated. She is also a station-based national correspondent for NPR in Washington DC., and recipient of eight national and state broadcast awards. 

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Chefs at Brightwater, a Northwest Arkansas Community College culinary institute in Bentonville, presented experimental low-sodium, high-nutrient public school cafeteria cuisine to a class of Springdale ninth grade food and nutrition students for sampling.

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On this morning's show, how the Environmental Defense Fund is helping the world's largest retailer reduce its carbon footprint, and a replica of the Moving Vietnam War Memorial Wall makes its way to northwest Arkansas.

On today's edition of Ozarks, details on Walmart's plan to reduce its carbon emissions. Plus, public radio contributor Deepak Singh discusses his new book.


The Environmental Defense Fund is advising Walmart on how to reduce atmospheric carbon emissions, linked to climate change, from the company's supply chain by one gigaton by 2030. We visit EDF's Bentonville office, just down the street from Walmart's Home Office, to see how the non-profit organization works with major companies on environmental initiatives.

On this edition of Ozarks, Senator John Boozman reacts to the firing of FBI director James Comey. Plus, we learn how the a travel agent's job has evolved.