People

  • Executive Producer - Mountain Stage

    Adam is a native of Greenbrier County and graduated from Radford...

  • Assistant News Director, Statehouse Reporter

    Ashton Marra is the Assistant News Director at West Virginia Public Broadcasting, coordinating the coverage of her fellow reporters under News Director Jesse Wright, and serves as the producer for the morning news magazine

  • Executive Producer, The West Virginia Channel

    Beth is the producer and host of West Virginia Morning heard every weekday morning at 7:30 on West Virginia Public Radio.  You also hear her deliver the news throughout the morning on Morning Edition.

  • Radio Operations Director

    Bob is West Virginia Public Broadcasting's Radio Operations Director. He first worked for WV Public Radio in 1986 as a part-time announcer, and later returned to host jazz music programs and manage on-air operations in the 1990's.  A graduate...

  • Director of Digital Services

    Chad has been working for West Virginia Public Broadcasting since 1996. He is a Graduate of the West Virginia University Eberly College of Art & Sciences. 

    Chad tells West Virginia's Story online, through the new wvpublic.org website...

  • Huntington Reporter/Producer

    West Virginia Public Broadcasting's Clark Davis can be heard throughout the week on West Virginia Morning at 7:30am during NPR's Morning Edition.

    Clark works in the Huntington Bureau of West Virginia Public Broadcasting...

  • Digital Editor/Coordinator

    A native of Washington, W.Va., Dave Mistich joined West Virginia Public Broadcasting in October of 2012, as the Charleston Reporter. He covered stories that ranged from the 2012 general election, the effects of Superstorm Sandy on Nicholas...

  • Northen Panhandle Bureau Chief

    Glynis Board hails from the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia and is based in Wheeling at the First State Capital Building. She’s been reporting for West Virginia Public Broadcasting since 2012. She covers a broad range of...

  • News Director

    Jesse was born in Swaziland and grew up in South Africa. During his high school years, he witnessed the end of Apartheid and South Africa's transition to democracy.

    Jesse moved to West Virginia in 1996 to attend WVU. He earned a bachelor...

  • Host & Co-Producer of Inside Appalachia - Southern West Virginia Bureau Chief

    Jessica Lilly covers southern West Virginia for West Virginia Public Broadcasting and is the host and co-producer of Inside Appalachia. The show airs...

  • Host - Eclectopia

    Jim has a Master's Degree in Guitar Performance from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. His BA is in Music Education from West Liberty University.

    He joined West Virginia Public Broadcasting in 1998, workingin...

  • Host - A Change of Tune, Assistant Producer - Mountain Stage

    Joni Deutsch was born and raised in Charleston, West Virginia, and graduated from West Virginia University with a degree in public relations and advertising. After learning the radio ropes at WLUR 91.5 FM in Lexington, Virginia, Joni returned...

  • Appalachia Health News Coordinator

    Kara Leigh Lofton is the Appalachia Health News Coordinator at West Virginia Public Broadcasting. In 2016, Kara filed 140 reports aimed at healthcare consumers in West Virginia and adjacent regions, with topics ranging from health insurance...

  • Education Director

    Kate has called West Virginia home for over 30 years.  A native of Ohio, Kate came to West Virginia in the 80's to teach in a one-room school in Mingo County.  Kate has spent her time in West Virginia working with community groups around the...

  • Director of Radio

    Born in the Kanawha Valley, Kristi George is one of those natives who, after spending many years away, is happy to have come home to the Mountain State. She is a...

  • Eastern Panhandle Reporter/Producer

    Elizabeth McCormick grew up in Charleston, West Virginia with her grandmother. She graduated from Capital High School in 2010 and graduated from Shepherd University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications - Digital Filmmaking, Minor...

  • All Things Considered Host, Music Composer

    Matt is the radio host of All Things Considered on West Virginia Public Broadcasting, a composer and a classical music host. He wrote, recorded, and produced two new themes for the West Virginia Public Broadcasting radio news magazine, West...

  • Television Producer/Director

    Pat is a one of our TV Producers based at WNPB in Morgantown. He tells West Virginia's story through documentaries - including the Emmy Award winning West Virginians Remember World War II. You can also see Pat's work between other...

  • Reporter/ Producer Inside Appalachia

    Roxy Todd is the producer of Inside Appalachia. In 2010 she began an oral history project called Traveling 219 as an AmeriCorps VISTA with Allegheny Mountain Radio. She began producing...

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