People

  • Executive Producer - Mountain Stage

    Adam is a native of Greenbrier County and graduated from Radford...

  • Radio Announcer/Host

    Bill is the host of “Lost Highways,” an indie rock/alt country and Americana show airing Friday at 11 p.m. and Saturday at 10 p.m. on WVPB radio. 

    In 2004, Bill Lynch was just another wannabe writer, toiling along writing weird stories...

  • Radio Operations Director

    Bob is West Virginia Public Broadcasting's Radio Operations Director. He first worked for WV Public Radio in 1986 as a part-time announcer, and later returned to host jazz music programs and manage on-air operations in the 1990's.  A graduate...

  • Energy and Environment Reporter

    Brittany Patterson is the energy and environment reporter for West Virginia Public Broadcasting and the Ohio Valley ReSource. A native of northern California, Brittany comes to West Virginia from Washington, D.C., where she spent three years...

  • Development Officer

    Bruce Marquis brings three decades of experience in cultural fund raising and communications to his role at WVPB.  He led fund raising efforts to complete the $23 million Gallagher-Bluedorn Center at the University of Northern Iowa and...

  • Inside Appalachia's Folklife Reporter

    Caitlin Tan is working as Inside Appalachia’s folklife reporter, as part of a Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies grant. The goal of her reporting is to help engage a new...

  • Director of Digital Services

    Chad has been working for West Virginia Public Broadcasting since 1996. He is a Graduate of the West Virginia University Eberly College of Art & Sciences. 

    Chad tells West Virginia's Story online, through the new wvpublic.org website...

  • Executive Director

    Chuck Roberts was appointed executive director of West Virginia Public Broadcasting in December 2018

    Chuck Roberts has worked his way up through the ranks of West Virginia Public Broadcasting from his start in 2000 as a video production...

  • Senior Reporter

    A native of Washington, W.Va., Dave Mistich joined West Virginia Public Broadcasting in October of 2012, as the Charleston Reporter. He covered stories that ranged from the 2012 general election, the effects of Superstorm Sandy on Nicholas...

  • Director of Programming

    Eddie has been with WVPB since January 1996. Before being named Director of Programming for both radio and television, he worked in several areas, including traffic, broadcast operations, television programming and underwriting.

    Eddie...

  • SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA/ STATEHOUSE REPORTER

    Emily Allen works in Charleston covering the state Legislature and public affairs throughout southern West Virginia. 

    Emily came to West Virginia through Report for America, an initiative...

  • Associate Producer, Inside Appalachia

    Eric is a native of Kanawha County and graduated from Marshall University with a degree in Journalism. He has written for newspapers and magazines throughout his career. After completing the certificate program with the

  • Host, Classical Music

  • underwriting associate

    Gail Thornhill is an underwriting associate for West Virginia Public Broadcasting, and Master's Degree recipient from West Virginia State University.

  • Interim News Director

    Glynis Board hails from the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia and is based in Wheeling at the First State Capital Building. She’s been reporting for West Virginia Public Broadcasting since 2012. She covers a broad range of...

  • Inside Appalachia Editor

    Ibby Caputo is an award-winning journalist and a story editor for West Virginia Public Broadcasting. She has worked as a story editor for The World; and for several podcasts including Overheard at National Geographic; The Breakthrough from...

  • Director of Grants and Underwriting

    Jane is the director of grants and underwriting for West Virginia Public Broadcasting. She has over thirty years’ experience in grant writing and direct fundraising in the nonprofit sector. Before coming to public broadcasting, she managed the...

  • Host & Co-Producer of Inside Appalachia - Southern West Virginia Bureau Chief

    Jessica Lilly covers southern West Virginia for West Virginia Public Broadcasting and is the host and co-producer of Inside Appalachia. The show airs...

  • Host - Eclectopia

    Jim has a Master's Degree in Guitar Performance from the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. His BA is in Music Education from West Liberty University.

    He joined West Virginia Public Broadcasting in 1998, working in...

  • Appalachia Health News Coordinator

    Kara Leigh Lofton is the Appalachia Health News Coordinator at West Virginia Public Broadcasting. In 2016, Kara filed 140 reports aimed at healthcare consumers in West Virginia...

  • Education Director

    Kate has called West Virginia home for over 30 years.  A native of Ohio, Kate came to West Virginia in the 80's to teach in a one-room school in Mingo County.  Kate has spent her time in West Virginia working with community groups around the...

  • Communications and Marketing

    Lalena Price oversees marketing and communications for West Virginia Public Broadcasting. She comes to us with experience in the fields of government, higher education, daily newspapers, multi-media development and nonprofit organizations. She...

  • Host and Artistic Director - Mountain Stage

    Larry Groce has served as Host and Artistic Director for Mountain Stage since its inception in 1983, and his musical tastes have been instrumental in defining the sound of the show. Larry grew up in the...

  • Eastern Panhandle Reporter/Producer

    Elizabeth (Liz) McCormick grew up in Charleston, West Virginia with her grandmother. She graduated from Capital High School in 2010 and graduated from Shepherd University in 2014 with a B.A. in Communications: Digital Filmmaking and minor in...

  • All Things Considered Host, Music Composer

    Matt is the radio host of All Things Considered on West Virginia Public Broadcasting, a composer and a classical music host. He wrote, recorded, and produced two new themes for the West Virginia Public Broadcasting radio news magazine, West...

  • Television Producer/Director

    Pat is a one of our TV Producers based at WNPB in Morgantown. He tells West Virginia's story through documentaries - including the Emmy Award winning West Virginians Remember World War II. You can also see Pat's work between other...

  • Reporter/ Producer Inside Appalachia

    Roxy Todd is a reporter and co-producer for Inside Appalachia and has been a reporter for West Virginia Public Broadcasting since 2014. Her stories have aired on NPR...

  • Executive Producer

    Suzanne Higgins is Executive Producer for West Virginia Public Broadcasting, headquartered at WSWP-TV in Beckley, and is currently the producer, host, and managing editor of The Legislature Today, the network’s nightly news program...

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