Educational Broadcasting Authority

The Educational Broadcasting Authority was established by the West Virginia Legislature in 1963 as a public benefit corporation on behalf of noncommercial educational radio, television and related media as it may consider to be in the best interest of the state.

The Authority holds the licenses for all the West Virginia Public Radio and West Virginia PBS stations in the state. The statute is under West Virginia Code 10-5.

Scott Finn is the Executive Director of the WV Educational Broadcasting Authority.

Current members of the Authority are:

The Honorable Earl Ray TomblinGovernor, State of West Virginia

Kay Goodwin, Secretary, Education & the Arts; Governor's Designee

William H. File III, Beckley; Chair

Mark Polen, Charleston; Vice Chair

Dr. Bruce Berry, WV Higher Education Policy Commission

Ann C. Brotherton, Charleston

Dr. Corley Dennison, Huntington

Michael Martirano, WV Superintendent of Schools

Ellen Spears, Elkins

Karen Shuler Stakem, Wheeling 

Dr. William M. White, WV Board of Education