New Staff Boosts WEHC Programming
Ivy Sheppard brings experience as a radio host, audio engineer and producer to her role as general manager of the college and community station, WEHC-FM, 90.7, at Emory & Henry.
Sheppard was joined at WEHC this fall by programming assistant Leigh Anne Hunter, who handles program scheduling and promotion while providing support to the station’s many show hosts.
Sheppard is the recipient of multiple grants for historical music preservation and a frequent speaker on the traditional music of Blue Ridge and beyond. Sheppard has spent the better part of two decades as an international touring musician, singing and playing fiddle, banjo and guitar.
In addition to NPR programming, about 25 volunteers from the community and region present talk and music shows that fill 65 hours per week. Emory & Henry students also contribute to WEHC programming. WEHC also is streamed at www.wehcfm.com.