MN&WR: Big ReThought

Former WMMT reporter and DJ Sylvia Ryerson (aka Sly Rye) speak on WNYC’s nationally syndicated program The Takeaway. She along with story contributor Michelle Hudson and host John Hockenberry discuss her project Restorative Radio which connects those incarcerated in prisons across Central Appalachia with their loved ones at home.  The National Academy of Sciences is launching […]

Mountain Talk: Restorative Radio, Pt. 3

Across WMMT’s listening area of southeast Kentucky, southwest Virginia, and southern West Virginia, there are 6 prisons, both state and federal.  For over a decade now, WMMT’s Calls from Home show has provided a lifeline for communication between those incarcerated in our mountains and their families, often very far away. In this edition of WMMT’s Mountain […]

Mountain Talk: Restorative Radio, Pt. 2 Christmas Special

Across WMMT’s listening area of southeast Kentucky, southwest Virginia, and southern West Virginia, there are 6 prisons, both state and federal.  For over a decade now, WMMT’s Calls from Home show has provided a lifeline for communication between those incarcerated in our mountains and their families, often very far away. In this edition of WMMT’s Mountain […]

Mountain Talk: Restorative Radio, Pt. I

Across WMMT’s listening area of southeast Kentucky, southwest Virginia, and southern West Virginia, there are 6 prisons, both state and federal.  For over a decade now, WMMT’s Calls from Home show has provided a lifeline for communication between those incarcerated in our mountains and their families, often very far away. In this edition of WMMT’s Mountain […]