West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s News Department provides in-depth coverage of the stories that affect West Virginia. Our team of nine experienced reporters and editors produces stories for television, radio and the Web through several shows:
West Virginia Morning airs Monday through Friday starting at 7:30 a.m. on West Virginia Public Radio. Inside Appalachia is a weekly hour-long news magazine heard on West Virginia Public Radio and five other public radio stations in the central Appalachian region.
Outlook is a half-hour television newsmagazine that airs on West Virginia PBS on Thursdays at 9 p.m. and Sunday at noon.
The Legislature Today airs during the West Virginia Legislature’s 60-day regular session (parts of January, February and March) at 6:30 p.m. every weekday on West Virginia PBS.
Aging With Grace & Dignity is an ongoing television, radio and Web project that examines the events, issues, policies and challenges related to the vitality of West Virginia’s older adults and their families.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting also produces a website () and a news blog () with text, audio and video versions of our stories.
Greg Collard, News Director
Greg is graduate of Marshall University, where he served as editor of the school's newspaper, The Parthenon. After college, Greg worked for The Lincoln Journal, a weekly newspaper in Lincoln County; The Daily Independent in Ashland, Ky., and The Herald-Dispatch in Huntington and briefly hosted a talk radio show.
In between these jobs, Greg worked in a political campaign. After that unsuccessful campaign, he realized that politics is not for him. Greg has been with West Virginia Public Broadcasting since 2000. He's served as news director since July 2004.
Anna Sale, Assistant News Director
Anna Sale is based in Charleston and covers news in the Kanawha Valley and southern West Virginia for radio and television. She was named Radio Broadcast Journalist of the Year in 2005 by the state AP Broadcasters Association. A native of Charleston, she is a graduate of Stanford University with a degree in history. Sale was named assistant news director in 2007.
Beth Vorhees, Producer/Host
Beth Vorhees has been with West Virginia Public Broadcasting since 1984. Beth is the producer and host West Virginia Morning heard every weekday at 7:30 a.m on West Virginia Public Radio. You also hear her deliver the news throughout the morning on Morning Edition.
When the state legislature is in its 60 day regular session, Beth is the producer and host of The Legislature Today on West Virginia PBS.
Beth is also the producer and host of the weekly radio news program Inside Appalachia. This regional news magazine is heard on five other public radio stations in the central Appalachian region. She also hosts Outlook.