Programs A-Z

  • An experimental project designed to burst the filter bubble of social news and to candidly narrate the first 100 days of the new administration from within the heart of Appalachia

    100 Days of...

  • "The program that never plays the same exact song twice."

    Each week, host Joni Deutsch links the past to the present with the best music ranging from emerging artists to classic...

  • Appalachia Health News' goal is to increase awareness of health issues throughout the region. 

  • On April 5, 2010, 29 men were killed in an explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Montcoal, West Virginia.

    Federal regulators say a history of unsafe practices led to the explosion and prosecutors are now trying to prove that culture...

  • From plainchant to polyphony, Baroque to the Boston Pops, our mid-days are a celebration of the incredible diversity that is classical music.

  • From the Greek , meaning to select, and meaning place, Eclectopia is the place for eclectic contemporary music. Now celebrating its 13th year on the air, it was the first of its kind on WVPB. After years on Sunday, a very slow night for radio,...

  • Inside Appalachia tells the stories of our people, and how they live today. Host Jessica Lilly leads us on an audio tour of our rich history, our food, our music and our culture.

  • West Virginia Public Broadcasting proudly presented the 2016 Inspiring West Virginians radio documentary December 21 at 8pm, with encores on Dec. 30 and Jan. 2 at 1pm. 

    This year's one-hour program...

  • Lost Highways: indie rock, alternative country, Americana, rock-a-billy and a lot more. Songs you love, stuff you might have missed and fresh sounds from artists traveling down musical paths where other people don’t go –plus interviews with...

  • Bringing you the best performances from 31 year of Mountain Stage. 

    Mountain Stage is a two-hour music show taped before a live audience, usually in the Cultural Center in Charleston, WV. The program showcases very diverse music, from...

  • Mountain Stage at 30: A Radio Retrospective premiered on West Virginia Public Radio on Thanksgiving night (Thursday, November 28), 2013 at 8 p.m.  The...

  • For over 30 years, Mountain Stage has been the home of live music on public radio. Recorded in front of a live audience, every episode features performances from seasoned legends and...

  • With support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the seven stations involved in the Ohio Valley ReSource will be taking a look at the big stories in a regional community, from large focus issues in economy, energy, environment,...

  • Sidetracks is a one-hour weekly program of bluegrass, folk, country, blues, and related styles of contemporary acoustic music.

  • Welcome to “The Front Porch,” where we tackle the tough issues facing Appalachia the same way you talk with your friends on the porch. 

    Hosts include WVPB Executive Director and recovering reporter Scott Finn; conservative lawyer,...

  • The Legislature Today is West Virginia's source for daily legislative news and information.  The only live television program covering the West Virginia Legislature, the broadcast features reports from the Senate, House and committee meetings...

  • "It is difficult to get the news from poems, yet men die miserably every day for lack of what is found there." 

    - William Carlos Williams  

    West Virginia Poet Laureate MarcHarshman is teaming up with West Virginia Public...

  • Parts of Appalachia are bleeding population; the 2015 U.S. Census showed West Virginia was losing population faster than any other state. There’s a palpable struggle to leave, but also to stay in these hills.

    In April of 2017, West...

  • The West Virginia Humanities Council, publishers of e-WV, and West Virginia Public Broadcasting have created two-minute radio segments for "This Week in West Virginia History" to introduce listeners to important people, places, and events in...

  • Us & Them is a new podcast exploring all sides of the cultural issues that too often divide us.

    Peabody Award-winner Trey Kay brings us stories that may make you rethink your opinions on cultural issues.

    Us &...

  • Viewpoint is a weekly political podcast focused on the November 2016 general election. Host Ashton Marra takes listeners inside the world of West Virginia politics with in-depth candidate interviews, analysis and the latest stories from the...

  • Whether it's important news events, interesting features about people and places, the latest in environmental news, stories about education or the economy, West Virginia Public Broadcasting's team of experienced reporters bring listeners in...

  • What's Next, West Virginia? is a nonpartisan, statewide initiative designed to encourage community-based conversations about our state's future and to help communities plan actions based on their own ideas...