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.

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38 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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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
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Decades after HIV was first discovered, there’s still discrimination. In this week’s episode of Inside Appalachia, we’ll hear from several people h...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Human beings are social creatures. The pandemic is putting a toll on all of us, in one way or another. It’s also bringing to light just how importa...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on Inside Appalachia, we’ll hear from two African American women who challenge stereotypes about Appalachia through their writing, Nikki ...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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In this week's episode, we'll hear stories about relationships, including the awkward missteps of first dates. And we ask a biologist do animals fe...

  • Added: Feb 10, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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Black and Latino populations have suffered higher infection rates. People working low-income jobs are more likely to be considered essential — and ...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on Inside Appalachia, we’re revisiting a show that originally aired last fall. We hear what happens when Abigail Washburn and Wu Fei comb...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2021
  • Length: 54:00