Visit Bentonville, the city's premier destination marketing organization, is excited to announce a new addition to its popular podcast, "A New American Town." Longtime local radio DJ Allen Woody is now the host.

Allen Woody, standing at a fireplace with his elbow propped on the mantle.

Allen Woody, known as “Woody,” is well-known for his 17 years of experience as on-air talent, hosting the afternoon show on iHeartMedia's KIX 104 country music station in Fayetteville. Since then, Woody works as a Realtor with Limbird Real Estate Group.

Published weekly, the “A New American Town” podcast highlights the best of Bentonville. Listeners get the inside scoop on upcoming events, museum exhibits, new restaurants, and trails. The podcast is an excellent resource for both locals and visitors alike who want to stay up-to-date on everything happening in Bentonville.

“I am thrilled to be working with Visit Bentonville on their podcast,” Woody said. “We’ve recorded three sessions so far, and it’s just a blast to be in the booth at Haxton Road Studios, talking to the fascinating people that make Bentonville the special city it is.”

"For Visit Bentonville, the podcast is an important platform for engaging in meaningful conversations and sharing stories within the community," said Alison Nation, vice president of communications & marketing. "We are excited to welcome Allen Woody as the new host of 'A New American Town.' With his deep roots in the community and passion for all-things Bentonville, Woody is the perfect match for this role. We look forward to seeing how he will elevate the podcast and shed light on the many facets that make our city an incredible place to visit and live."

Listeners can tune in to "A New American Town" every week on all major podcast platforms or on the Visit Bentonville website here