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Inside Appalachia
Sundays 7am & 6pm

Inside Appalachia tells the stories of our people, and how they live today. The show is an audio tour of our rich history, food, music and culture.

Have a question or want to share your story? Send us an email at InsideAppalachia@wvpublic.org.

Affiliate Stations
To find your local station go here:

  • Allegheny Mountain Radio in Frost, West Virginia, WVMR - Saturday 7 a.m.
  • WETS, Johnson City, Tennessee - Sunday 6 p.m.
  • Morehead State Public Radio in Morehead, Kentucky, Saturday 6 a.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.
  • Appalshop Mountain Community Radio , WMMT in Whitesburg, Kentucky - Sunday 11 a.m. & Tuesday 6 p.m.
  • WEKU Richmond, Kentucky - Saturday 6 a.m. and Sunday 7 p.m.
  • WSHC Shepherdstown, West Virginia - Sunday 9 a.m.
  • WUOT-2, Knoxville, Tennessee - Tuesday 7 p.m.
  • WVCU Athens, West Virginia - Wednesday 5 p.m.
  • West Virginia Public Broadcasting - Sunday at 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • WMOV Ravenswood, West Virginia - Saturday at 8:00 a.m.
  • WUTC and WUTC-HD1, Chattanooga, TN - Saturday at 1 p.m.
  • Radio IQ Roanoke, Virginia - Sunday at 6 p.m.
  • Blue Ridge Public Radio, Asheville, North Carolina - Sunday at 2 p.m.


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Podcast Episodes
  • This week on Inside Appalachia, we’re talking about traditional ballads -- how they tell stories and connect us to the past.
  • This week, we begin our journey throughout Appalachia in Floyd County, Virginia, home of Earl White. Then, we’ll travel back to the early 20th century, when nurse Mary Breckenridge launched a midwifery program in Eastern Kentucky. We’ll also meet two student reporters at the Fayette Institute of Technology, who bring us stories about Anstead, West Virginia, and finally, we meet journalist Kim Kelley, who recently authored “Fight Like Hell: The Untold History of American Labor,” to learn about the pro-Union history of Appalachian people.
  • This week, we’re airing an encore episode of Inside Appalachia. We’ll meet a man who makes wooden turkey calls, not ordinary turkey calls. We’ll also meet people who make wooden paddles by hand and custom-decorate each one, and a man who repairs cuckoo clocks. Finally, we’ll travel to some of the most beautiful spots in Appalachia to find wildflowers.