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Inside Appalachia
Sundays 7 a.m. & 6 p.m.

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 learning about an unexpected immigrant to central Appalachia — the armadillo. We’ll also take a ride on the Cass Scenic Railroad and follow reporter Randy Yohe as he explores some one-of-a-kind getaways in West Virginia. And, just in time for the paw paw harvest, we revisit one of our 2020 stories about this wild food delicacy.
  • This week, we begin our journey through Appalachia in Floyd, Virginia, at the Friday Night Jamboree. We’ll also check in with volunteers from across the country who are coming together to help those in Eastern Kentucky dealing with flood damage. And we’ll learn about the people who worked toward securing women the right to vote. All that and more this week Inside Appalachia.
  • 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. Painter Brian Aliff doesn’t call himself an artist, but he intricately paints his turkey calls, which are now collectors’ items. We’ll also meet people who make wooden paddles by hand and custom-decorate each one, and a man who repairs cuckoo clocks.
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