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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181 Pieces

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

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13 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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Joy To The World 2022 with Kim Nalley TOTAL TIME: 58:00

Bought by KISU and KMUW


  • Added: Nov 18, 2022
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 2
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This week, we talk with contributors to a new collection of writing by LGBTQ Appalachians — about how they see themselves reflected here in the reg...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2022
  • Length: 53:30
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This week on Inside Appalachia, we’re talking about traditional ballads -- how they tell stories and connect us to the past. These old tunes can m...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2022
  • Length: 53:31
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This week, we talk to podcaster Abe Partridge about a uniquely Appalachian art –the religious music heard in snake-handling churches. We also tra...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2022
  • Length: 53:30
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This week, we travel to Cabbagetown, an Atlanta neighborhood that was home to Appalachian workers who migrated there for textile jobs. We also tag ...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2022
  • Length: 53:30
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This week, we travel to Charleston, West Virginia, to learn about the importance of funeral singers to Black communities. We’ll also hear about a ...

  • Added: Oct 18, 2022
  • Length: 53:31
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This week, we revisit our Halloween episode from 2021. We’ll share mountain myths, legends, and ghost stories. Including some that startle. And, ...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2022
  • Length: 53:30
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This week, we visit Berkeley Springs and sample healing waters from a natural spring so good that even George Washington traveled to check it out. ...

  • Added: Oct 04, 2022
  • Length: 53:30
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This week, we learn about an unexpected immigrant to central Appalachia –the armadillo. We also take a ride on the Cass Scenic Railroad and follow ...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2022
  • Length: 53:30
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This week, we visit the home county of host Mason Adams for the Friday Night Jamboree in Floyd County, Virginia. We also check in with volunteers w...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2022
  • Length: 53:30