West Virginia Public Broadcasting

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West Virginia Public Broadcasting satisfies the human need to learn. Our programs nurture personal growth and civic responsibility, respect people's intelligence, and promote life-long discovery. We enrich lives so people might contribute more to their communities and their state. West Virginia Public Broadcasting, through our unique programs and services, will empower people to broaden their perspectives, appreciate their history and become active in their communities. Using the power of public service media, we will create more informed, more educated, more motivated, and more prosperous citizens who will build a better West Virginia for our children and grandchildren.

Series

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35 Pieces

Inside Appalachia is our weekly radio and podcast, hosted by Caitlin Tan and Mason Adams. The show highlights West Virginia’s cultural heritage and brings those stories to a broader audience.

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10 Pieces

Jazz pianist Bob Thompson, and the Bob Thompson unit have been featuring holiday classics at Christmas time for more than 20 years.

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2 Pieces

Us & Them Podcast: We tell stories from the fault lines that separate Americans. Peabody award-winning public radio producer Trey Kay listens to people on both sides of the divide.


Latest Pieces

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West Virginia native Anna Sale is host of the popular podcast “Death Sex and Money.” It's a podcast that talks about, as she says, “the things we t...

  • Added: May 11, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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In this day and age, kids spend so much time looking at screens. This week on Inside Appalachia, we’ll meet a storyteller and songwriter who inspir...

  • Added: May 05, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Lots of rural communities in Appalachia also have unsafe drinking water. This week on Inside Appalachia, we’ll hear from people in Appalachia who a...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week's episode is a mix of rich storytelling and cross-cultural collaborations. What happens when a musician from Belarus gets together with A...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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We have a packed episode of Inside Appalachia this week, stuffed with stories of family strife and struggle, revolutionary artists fighting against...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week, we’ll listen back to an encore edition of Inside Appalachia from last November. It was the first time Mason Adams and Caitlin Tan ever ...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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The pandemic has reshaped our world in many ways. Can you remember what life was like before you wore a mask to the grocery store? This has been a ...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week’s episode of Inside Appalachia features several children's authors, including Cynthia Rylant, who wrote "When I Was Young In The Mountain...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on Inside Appalachia, we’re dedicating our show to the art of live storytelling. We’ll learn how musicians Anna and Elizabeth first met a...

  • Added: Mar 16, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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The real estate market across the country is hot right now, even in parts of Appalachia that have lagged behind trendier destinations. Some of thes...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2021
  • Length: 53:59