Appalachians love to compete. Whether it’s recreational league softball, a turkey calling contest or workplace chili cook offs, Mountain folks are in it to win it. But there’s more to competing than just winning or losing. In this show, we’ll meet competitors who are also keepers of beloved Appalachian traditions.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia Public Broadcasting has finalists in five categories of the 53rd Annual Public Media Awards, which celebrate the work of National Educational Telecommunications Association members. Check out our finalists for these categories — Excellence in Innovation, Topical Documentary, Community Engagement, Community Initiative, and National Project.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Matthew Adkins, a physical education teacher at Spring Hill Elementary School in Huntington, has earned West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s Above and Beyond Award, which recognizes the excellence and creativity of Mountain State teachers.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia Public Broadcasting presents Communities in Schools: Extending a Helping Hand, a half-hour documentary about a national education program that helps connect public schools with community resources to ensure every child is nurtured, supported, and helped to flourish in school with the goal of graduating. The program airs Friday, Nov. 26, at 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and will be available on WVPB's streaming service, Passport, thereafter.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
John Nakashima, a longtime senior television producer and director with West Virginia Public Broadcasting, has won a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Virginias Associated Press Broadcasters. The WVPB news team also won seven first and two second place awards.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The veteran science teacher from PikeView High School in Princeton, West Virginia, kicks off WVPB’s second cohort of Above And Beyond teachers. In all, 12 teachers will be honored in the coming months, thanks to a new sponsor, the West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office, presenter of the SMART529 college savings program in the Mountain State.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia Public Broadcasting brought home two National Edward R. Murrow Awards this week for demonstrating the spirit of excellence that famed journalist Murrow set as a standard for the profession of electronic journalism.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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