Programs A-Z

  • An experimental project designed to burst the filter bubble of social news and to candidly narrate the new American landscape from within the heart of Appalachia

    100 Days in Appalachia is...

  • 1A is a show for a changing America.

    Every day, host Joshua Johnson convenes a conversation about the most important issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context...

  • Abracadabra is a children's television series that presents health education, nutrition, and science in a fun and entertaining venue, combining these with magic, ventriloquism, and original songs for children ages 4 to 10.

  • Across the Blue Ridge focuses on the southern Blue Ridge area known through generations and still today as a hotbed of old-time, bluegrass, blues, and country music. The program reaches far beyond, exploring southern music as the music...

  • All Things Considered is the most listened-to, afternoon drive-time, news radio program in the country. Every weekday the two-hour show is hosted by Ailsa Chang

  • American Graduate: Getting to Work

    Public Media Initiative to Advance Education and Career Readiness

    WVPB received a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) for the American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative to...

  • ​Antiques Roadshow episodes filmed in Charleston, WV air Mondays at 8 p.m. on May 11, 18, and 25!  And don't miss our own behind-the-scenes documentary that premieres May 25 at 9 p.m.

  • Appalachia Health News tells the story of our health challenges and how we overcome them throughout the region. 

  • Appalachia is no stranger to innovation -- people in this region are resourceful, often having to find new ways of doing things with few resources. The Appalachian Innovators series shines a spotlight on people, programs and policies that use...

  • Ask Me Another is the rambunctious live show from NPR and WNYC that blends brainteasers, pub trivia, comedy and music into an hour of mind-bending fun. Host Ophira...

  • BBC Newshour is the BBC World Service's flagship international news and current affairs radio program, with news bulletins, international interviews, and in-depth reports of world news.

  • With over 60 bureaus worldwide, the BBC World Service has been the globe's most comprehensive source for news for more than 80 years. With a news network of international correspondents, reporters, and producers, the BBC World Service offers a...

  • For more than 20 years, BSC has been capturing and exporting the sounds of Memphis and the Delta region. It is our mission to celebrate the culture of our region by sharing our music with the world.

    Beale Street Caravan, the most widely...

  • 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...

  • Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times,...

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

  • Following the 2016 election, messages of hate sprung up around the United States, evoking fear in the minds and hearts of...

  • From the Greek , meaning to select, and meaning place, Eclectopia is the place for eclectic contemporary music. Now celebrating its 16th year on the air, it was the first of its kind on WVPB. After years on Sunday, a very slow night for radio,...

  • We love babies and toddlers for many reasons.  One of their most endearing qualities is their apparent simplicity and innocence.

    But inside is a different story. It's the only time in their lives when their brains will develop so rapidly...

  • Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview and features program. The veteran public radio...

  • Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world – and themselves.Using science and storytelling, Hidden Brain reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, and the biases that shape our choices.

    Our...

  • Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world's best known companies. How I Built This weaves a narrative journey about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists—and the movements they built.

  • 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...

  • This two-hour program will document the half-century career of John D. Rockefeller, IV in his chosen home of West Virginia. Why would an heir to one of the nation’s largest family fortunes, familiar and comfortable in the most elite circles,...

  • "Lasting Impressions: Making Cameo Glass in West Virginia" is an hour-long documentary, produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting. The program chronicles the efforts of artisans Kelsey Murphy and Robert P. Bomkamp, working with Pilgrim...

  • Live from Here with Chris Thile is a Saturday-night destination for audiences everywhere. This variety show features a unique blend of musical performances, comedy and audience interaction. Acclaimed musician and songwriter Chris Thile...

  • Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by Public Radio International. Every week approximately 300 Public Radio stations...

  • 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...

  • Marketplace is produced and distributed by American Public Media (APM), in association with the University of Southern California. The programs focus on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy,...

  • From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp to how one scientist uses state of the art pollen analysis to track the origins of honey (and also to solve cold murder cases), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio...

  • Every weekday for over three decades, Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. Morning Edition...

  • 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...

  • For more than 30 years Mountain Stage has been giving radio audiences the best seat in the house for some of the world's most renowned performers. Distributed by NPR Music and produced by West...

  • 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,...

  • On Being is a weekly, public radio program and media platform that explores contemporary human belief and its influence on culture, faith, science, and tradition. It is an on-going conversation between Krista, her guests, and her audience about...

  • A weekly one-hour program featuring musical performances, past and present, as well as segments on the cultural history and tradition of the greater Ozarks region.

  • Performance Today features live classical concert recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, as well as in-studio performances and interviews. Also, each week composer Bruce Adolphe joins host Fred Child for a classical music game, the Piano...

  • Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at Planet Money<...

  • PRI's The World® is your world revealed. It's about the events, trends, and personal tales that connect us around the globe. Marco Werman hosts an hour of surprising angles, unexpected insights, and engaging voices to illuminate what's going on...

  • Radiolab is an experiential investigation that explores themes and ideas through a patchwork of people, sounds, and stories. In each episode,Radiolab experiments with sound and style allowing science to fuse with culture, and...

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    West Virginia Public Broadcasting launches new focus

     

    We’ve read the staggering...

  • Created by The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, Reveal is public radio’s first one-hour radio show and podcast dedicated to investigative reporting....

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

  • Snap Judgment tells intriguing stories about extraordinary and defining events in people’s lives. The program’s raw, intimate, and musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see a sliver of the world through another's eye.

  • The Story of the Jews with Simon Schama, airing on West Virginia PBS on March 25 and April 1,  hopes to establish a clearer understanding of the history and impact of the Jewish people throughout the world.

  • Peabody Award-winning "Studio 360 from PRI and WNYC" is public radio's smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt Andersen introduces you to the people who are creating and shaping our culture....

  • TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions and new ways to think and create. Each episode includes riveting excerpts from the renowned TED stage where some of the world's deepest thinkers and...

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