David Ford

Reporter/Host

David Ford earned his Bachelor and Master degrees in clarinet performance at Northwestern University, where he also studied composition and jazz arranging. After a career as a principal clarinetist in orchestras throughout the interior of Mexico, David returned to the states and began a radio-announcing career in Austin, Texas. At 89.5 KMFA, David produced and hosted hundreds of programs. Three of them (Mind Your Music, The Basics and T.G.I.F. Thank Goodness It’s Familiar) won international awards in the Fine Arts Radio Competition.

At WFDD David writes, hosts and produces the 4-minute daily arts feature Triad Arts that airs Monday through Fridays at 8:35 AM and 5:44 PM. He also writes, hosts and co-produces the hour-long arts magazine Triad Arts Weekend on Fridays at 1:00 PM. David has written national features for KUSC and CPRN in Los Angeles and conducted interviews for Minnesota Public Radio's Weekend America.

In his spare time, David enjoys playing tennis, drinking Krankie’s coffee with his wife, and family walks in the woods with their eight-year-old son, Rafa.

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Arts
1:48 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Terry Kennedy Highlights NC Writers' Network Spring Conference

Associate Director of the Graduate Program in Creative Writing at UNCG Terry Kennedy.
Terry Kennedy

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm

Listen to David Ford's complete interview with Associate Director of the Graduate Program in Creative Writing at UNCG Terry Kennedy.

    

Terry Kennedy is the Associate Director of the Graduate Program in Creative Writing at UNC Greensboro where he teaches courses in Entrepreneurship and Literary Publishing.

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Arts
10:10 am
Mon March 18, 2013

No Rules Theatre Company Presents "Black Comedy"

No Rules Theatre Company presents Black Comedy.
Credit No Rules Theatre Company

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm

No Rules Theatre Company has thrown out all the rules when it comes to regional theatre.

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Arts
2:26 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Edvard Grieg

Steinway Artist Peter Kairoff helps us better understand classical music with a focus on Edward Grieg from the piano bench.

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Arts
11:15 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Triad Arts Weekend: March 15, 2013

An image from Star Power: Edward Steichen's Glamour Photography.
Credit Steichen

Triad Arts Weekend: March 15, 2013

    

Reynolda House and "Star Power: Edward Steichen" 

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Arts
9:59 am
Fri March 15, 2013

First in Flight Entertainment Theatre Company Presents "Into the Woods, Jr."

First in Flight Entertainment Theatre Company founder/director Erinn Diaz and actors Pete Villasmil, Sophie Davis, and Anna Kumer.
Credit WFDD Staff

Triad Arts as Broadcast at 8:35am and 5:44pm

First in Flight is an entertainment company that’s in the process of opening their own theatre entertainment complex: black box theatre, scene shop, and eventually an event center and main stage theatre. 

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