March 18, 1964
Louisville, Kentucky, US
Timothy Farmer (born March 18, 1964) is an American outdoorsman, musician, and television presenter. He is known as the host and executive producer of the television shows Kentucky Afield, Tim Farmer's Country Kitchen, and Tim Farmer's Homemade Jam.,for which he has won a total of five regional Emmy awards. A motorcycle accident in 1984 left Farmer without the use of his right arm, and he has since worked with other Kentuckians to cope with and overcome similar physical disabilities
Farmer grew up in Mason County and Carter County, Kentucky.He is the son of Jerry and Sherry Farmer, and has one older sister, Deborah, and one younger brother, Jonathon. After graduating high school, Tim enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. After completing basic training in Parris Island South Carolina, Tim was stationed at Millington Naval Air Base, near Memphis, TN. He was honorably discharged following a 1984 motorcycle accident that left him unable to use his right arm.
Farmer is the former host and executive producer of Kentucky Afield, produced by the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources. Farmer hosted Kentucky Afield from 1995 until 2016, following previous host Dave Shuffett.Kentucky Afield is the longest continuously-running outdoor TV show in the United States, beginning broadcasts in 1953. On the show, Farmer has overcome the physical limitations caused by his right arm's paralysis. Most notably, he has learned to shoot a bow and arrow by drawing the bow with his teeth. Farmer is also known for his sign-off, saying "I hope to see you in the woods or on the water." Tim has won 5 Emmys.
Beginning production in 2012, Tim Farmer's Country Kitchen highlights country recipes and Kentucky restaurants and food producers. The show is hosted by Farmer and his wife Nikki and often features friends and other members of their family. It airs on Kentucky Educational Television stations KET, KET2 and KETKY in Kentucky, is distributed through the National Educational Telecommunications Association to Public Broadcasting System stations nationwide and online at YouTube and CarbonTV.
Produced since 2013 and airing on KET, KET2 and KETKY, Tim Farmer's Homemade Jam showcases Kentucky musicians. Guests of the show have included J. D. Crowe and Carl Hurley.
Morehead State University (MSU) is a public university in Morehead, Kentucky. The university began as Morehead Normal School, which opened its doors in 1887. The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics, a two-year residential early college high school established in 2014, serves approximately 146 high school juniors and seniors at the university.
Brian Lehrer is an American radio talk show host on New York City's public radio station WNYC. His daily two-hour 2007 Peabody Award-winning program, The Brian Lehrer Show, features interviews with newsmakers and experts about current events and social issues. Lehrer was formerly an anchor and reporter for NBC Radio Networks and has been in broadcast journalism for over 30 years.
Steven Michael Burns is an American actor, television host, and musician. He is best known as the original host of the long-running children's preschool television program Blue's Clues from 1996 until 2002, for which he was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in 2001.
Ohio Valley Wrestling (OVW) is an American professional wrestling promotion based in Louisville, Kentucky. The company is currently run by Al Snow and Matt Jones, who took over from founder and former owner Nightmare Danny Davis.
Robin Michelle Meade is an American television news anchor. She is the lead news anchor for HLN's morning show Morning Express with Robin Meade. Meade is a former Miss Ohio and began her broadcasting career with local stations in that state. She joined HLN in 2001. She has won a regional Emmy Award. Meade released country music albums in 2011 and 2013.
Kentucky Educational Television is a state network of PBS member television stations serving the U.S. Commonwealth of Kentucky. It is operated by the Kentucky Authority for Educational Television, an agency of the Kentucky state government which holds the licenses for almost all of the PBS member stations licensed in the state with the exception of WKYU-TV in Bowling Green. KET is the largest PBS state network in the United States; the broadcast signals of its sixteen stations cover almost all of the state, as well as parts of Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.
Rick Bayless is an American chef and restaurateur who specializes in traditional Mexican cuisine with modern interpretations. He is widely known for his PBS series Mexico: One Plate at a Time.
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, an agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet, is responsible for the conservation of wildlife resources and for boating projects in the state. A commissioner appointed by the Fish and Wildlife Commission heads the department. The commission--which oversees the department's commissioner and promulgates regulations governing fishing, hunting and boating--is a nine-member bipartisan board appointed by the governor from a list of candidates nominated by active hunters and anglers in each of nine geographic districts in the state.
Erin F. Moriarty is an American television news reporter and correspondent. She works as a correspondent for 48 Hours Mystery. She has won national Emmy Awards several times.
A Technology and Engineering Emmy Award is given by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) for outstanding achievement in technical or engineering development. An award can be presented to an individual, a company, or to a scientific or technical organization for developments and/or standardization involved in engineering technologies which either represent so extensive an improvement on existing methods or are so innovative in nature that they materially have affected the transmission, recording, or reception of television. The award is determined by a special panel composed of highly qualified, experienced engineers in the television industry.
The Ohio News Network (ONN) – also referred to off-air as ONN Radio – was a radio news service in the U.S. state of Ohio. Based at Columbus, Ohio radio station WBNS-FM and owned by Dispatch Broadcast Group. It provided statewide newscasts and sportscasts for more than 90 affiliate stations throughout the day, in addition to some seasonal long-form programming.
Gurney Norman is an American writer, documentarian, and professor.
Scott Houston, "The Piano Guy", is an American pianist, author, teacher and television personality who hosted and co-produced the Public Television series The Piano Guy. He also is the featured performer on a Public Television pledge special titled Play Piano in a Flash. He is the creator and founder of the adult online piano method "The Piano In A Flash Online Method".
Jim Heath is an American journalist, television news anchor, correspondent and author.
Dave Malkoff is an American television journalist working for The Weather Channel. He has covered some of the most destructive hurricanes in US history. Dave has hosted more than a dozen documentaries that air on the network under the title "The Weather Channel Explores". He reported from Iraq at the end of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2010. Dave produced an Emmy Award winning documentary about the war in Iraq.
The 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament was a single-elimination tournament involving 68 schools playing to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball. The 74th edition of the tournament began on March 13, 2012, and concluded with the championship game on April 2 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
Robin Swoboda is a television news anchor, talk show host, and actress in Cleveland, Ohio, best known for her career on various television and radio stations primarily in Cleveland, as well as hosting national television programs.
Kentucky Life is a television program on Kentucky Educational Television (KET) that features profiles of people, places and ideas of Kentucky. Founded in 1995, its mission was to help Kentuckians celebrate unique and regional characters and cultures. By May 1996, Kentucky Life was KET's most watched local production.
Matthew Harper Jones is an American attorney, businessman, radio host, author, professional wrestling investor, and the owner and founder of Kentucky Sports Radio in Lexington, Kentucky.