Talk Shows

Engaging, Informative and Insightful

A wide range of WEHC talk shows provides listeners with locally sourced programming that seeks to connect the people of Southwest Virginia to the larger issues of our region and our world. Show hosts are passionate, both about the topics they cover and the people who are affected by them.

  • All Things Considered: Monday through Friday, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

    Get the best of NPR news for two hours every weekday. All Things Considered hosts Robert Siegel, Michele Norris, and Melissa Block present the program’s trademark block of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and off-beat features.

  • Church Service: Sunday, 11 a.m.

    WEHC is pleased to present the church services of Emory First United Methodist Church on a one week delay. Sermons can be heard from Pastor David Jackson as well as Chaplin Mary K. Briggs.

  • Do The Right Thing: Monday, 6 p.m.

    WEHC is proud to bring you Do The Right Thing, a show in connection with the Emory & Henry College Philosophy Department. Do The Right Thing, hosted by former Emory & Henry professor Dr. Ed Damer and Dr. Taylor Stone, is a program that will take on issues that could be current, controversial, ethical, political, and complex and provide discussion and rational thought to help guide us towards doing the right thing.

  • On the Duck Pond Wall: Thursday, 6:30 p.m./Sunday at Noon.

    WEHC is pleased to bring you On the Duck Pond Wall in a partnership with the Emory & Henry Alumni Office. Host Monica Hoel, Director of Alumni Affairs at the College, will reconnect with just a a few of the alumni that make E&H proud. Join her Thursdays at 6:30 pm, and Sunday at Noon.

  • Poets and Writers: Tuesday, 6:00 p.m./Sunday, 12:30 p.m.

    Henry McCarthy believes that we write poems in our hearts and are often afraid to share. The purpose of the show is to promote community among poets and writers–particularly the “little people.”

  • This Conversation: Wednesday, 6 p.m./Sunday, 2 p.m.

    Teresa Keller,  founder and former General Manager of WEHC and Carnegie Foundation/CASE Virginia Professor of the Year, introduces a program where it’s time to talk. On This Conversation, audiences will get to meet fascinating people with interesting stories to tell. Ranging from a local or someone across the globe, you’re guaranteed to be intrigued in whatever conversation is happening.

  • Together to Get There: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.

    This show is dedicated to a dialogue about the economic challenges and opportunities facing Southwest Virginia. The show explores many ways people are joining energies and resources to grow the economy and improve lives throughout the region. Hosted by Dirk Moore.  

  • With Good Reason: Sunday, 3:30 p.m.

    With Good Reason brings together higher education institutions and Virginia Humanities to make scholarly research accessible to all. Each week, we share exciting discoveries, rigorous debates, and new knowledge, with ever-curious host Sarah McConnell guiding the conversation.

  • Your Weekly Constitutional: Sunday, 1 p.m./Thursday, 6 p.m.

    Your Weekly Constitutional is a show about the Constitution produced in partnership with the Home of the Constitution, James Madison’s Montpelier. Your host, Stewart Harris, talks about the hot-button issues you see in the media every day, from gay rights to gun rights. Stewart interviews interesting people in plain English, and he’s always up for a good story or a humorous anecdote. But the issues are serious, and Stewart discusses them with authority:  a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, he teaches Constitutional Law at the Appalachian School of Law, where he has won multiple awards for teaching and scholarship. He has also taught at the University of Tennessee College of Law’s summer session for a number of years. Please join him for a lively constitutional conversation.