On this West Virginia Morning, Willie Carver was Kentucky’s teacher of the year in 2021, but as a gay man, he and some of his students were harassed. So, in 2022, he resigned from Montgomery County High School. Last summer, he released Gay Poems for Red States. The book earned praise and helped turn Carver into a much-followed, outspoken voice on social media. Bill Lynch caught up with Carver.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton go head-to-head in the third presidential debate Wednesday, October 19 at 9 p.m. This debate will follow the same format as the first presidential debate. It will be divided into six time segments of approximately 15 minutes each on major topics to be selected by Fox’s Chris Wallace, the moderator.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting (WVPB) will provide extensive coverage of the debates our statewide TV and Radio networks, and online and wvpublic.org. Coverage begins at 9 p.m. EDT.
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On TV – WVPB will air PBS NewsHour’s special debate coverage; Join Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff for the full debate, plus analysis from Mark Sheilds, David Brooks, and Amy Walter. You can also watch via Youtube in this post.
On Radio – All Things Considered’s Robert Siegel will host Special Coverage of the events as well as post-debate analysis and fact-checking. You can also listen via our online radio stream.
Online – NPR’s politics team will be live annotating the debate, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more. Portions of the debate with added analysis are highlighted, followed by context and fact check from NPR reporters and editors.
The live annotations will be available below; visit wvpublic.org for additional coverage of the debate.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s News Department has secured 11 nominations in eight categories in the 2023 Virginias Associated Press Broadcasters annual awards competition. This competition includes the best radio and television stations in both West Virginia and Virginia.
Our nation’s capital can make and break careers. In a very short period, Cassidy Hutchinson went from being a complete political outsider to traveling on Air Force One with the President of the United States. She tells Us & Them host Trey Kay about life on either side of the political divide.
Brandon Maynard, a special education teacher at Cabell Midland High School, earned West Virginia Public Broadcasting's Above and Beyond Award for November, which recognizes excellence and creativity of Mountain State teachers.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting (WVPB) recently aired a new documentary about the life of Medal of Honor recipient, Woody Williams titled, "Woody Williams: An Extraordinary Life of Service." The public is encouraged to join us for a special screening on Monday, Dec. 11 at 5:30 p.m.