OzarksWatch Video Magazine

OzarksWatch Video Magazine is a weekly series that documents, presents and preserves the unique heritage of the Ozarks. The goal of the series is to increase a knowledge and understanding of the richness and complexity of the Ozarks region. The show also attempts to promote a sense of place for residents and serve as an educational resource by continually documenting and archiving cultural elements and providing easy access to this information.

Each 30 minute episode focuses on a single topic and features guests who are topic experts and who are often living examples of vital and disappearing Ozarks traditions. Location features supplement and develop in-studio interviews by providing viewers with personal glimpses of examples and representations of our Ozarks heritage. The series,which began in 1999, is hosted by Jim Baker and Dale Moore. Gordon McCann, a local community member and respected cultural preservationist, often participates in an organizational and content capacity.

OzarksWatch Video Magazine is a local production of Ozarks Public Television.

Join us in producing this popular series.
Each year, OPT invests $50,000 in the production of OzarksWatch. Through the OzarksWatch Video Magazine Funding Campaign, we’re asking our viewers to match our commitment and help us raise $25,000 in support of the series. Contribute whatever you can, because every dollar is important as we work toward our goal. And remember – your contribution helps OPT document, present and preserve the evolving culture of the Ozarks. Thank you for making it possible