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Glenn Richards

Glenn Richards is Operations Coordinator and local host for Morning Edition on WUFT-FM. His background includes 30+ years of radio in South Florida as an air personality, promotion director, and morning show producer (WSHE, WZTA, & WFLC). His previous education includes a Bachelor of Science in Communication from the University of Miami where he was also general manager of WVUM-FM. Upon his arrival in Gainesville in 2006 to pursue a telecommunication master’s degree at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, he worked as an air personality at WRUF-FM (both Rock104 and Country 103.7 The Gator). One of Glenn’s passions is local music. Since 1990, he has produced and hosted local music programs in both South Florida and Gainesville, playing demos and independent releases from unsigned artists, many of whom went on to national prominence including: Marilyn Manson, Sister Hazel, For Squirrels, Matchbox 20, Saigon Kick, Mary Karlzen, Nil Lara, Hundred Waters, and more.

Elizabeth A. Baker Makes Big Impression With Small Piano

WUFT Classic Magnum Opus host, Richard Drake, spoke with New Renaissance Artist Elizabeth A. Baker, Eric Segal - Director of Education and Curator of Academic Programs at the Harn Museum of Art, and Jason Steuber - Cofrin Curator of Asian Art at the Harn Museum of Art, to discuss the Harn Museum of Art exhibition, "Show Me the Mini" (now through November 25, 2018).

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Things Get Real In Tom Miller’s Unreal World of UMMU

“Storytelling is at the center of culture, and culture is the reason that human beings can live on the planet in places they wouldn’t otherwise be able to live," says Miller. "It’s through storytelling we’re able to go into space. Alright? People gathered around a camp fire doing storytelling; that’s so fundamental to who we are because without storytelling, without theater, we don’t have culture. And if we don’t have culture, we as a species cannot exist.”

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Swamp Records Holds 4th Annual Showcase

“We provide opportunities for students who are interested in learning about the music industry to gain hands-on experience through working with these artists and planning events, working on our social media, and just experiencing the entire operations of a full-functioning record label.” ~ Stephanie Elkin, co-president of Swamp Records

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Hedges Delivers ‘Mixed Signals’

'Mixed Signals' is the long-awaited new album from Gainesville's Jason Hedges and his band, HEDGES. Friday's album release concert will be recorded and streamed live from Heartwood Soundstage in downtown Gainesville.

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