West Virginian Wins Pulitzer for Work Covering Slaves in Southeast Asia


On this West Virginia Morning, a West Virginia native and WVU journalism school graduate is part of the team that received the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service based on an international investigation of the fishing industry in Southeast Asia.  

Over the course of 18 months, Margie Mason was among the journalists from The Associated Press who located men held in cages, tracked ships and stalked refrigerated trucks to expose the abusive practices of the seafood industry in that part of the world. She speaks with Beth Vorhees.

We preview West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s site dedicated to election coverage with Digital Editor Dave Mistich.

Sen. Shelley Moore Capito says she’s committed to finding more funds for an agrotherapy program in West Virginia focused on helping veterans. Liz McCormick takes us to an apiary in Berkeley County where Capito made a stop to shed light on the issue.