MISSION: WPVM’s mission is to create radio programming that cultivates dialogue, informs, entertains and raises local, regional and global community awareness.
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World Class Radio Programming
We spotlight the amazing music and arts community in Western North Carolina, paying special attention to artists and events in Asheville.
Todd Weatherly lives in Western North Carolina just outside of Asheville with his family and a small fleet of mountain bikes.
I talk about and interview guests on a variety of governmental, legal and social issues affecting Western North Carolina, the US and the world.
I have been collecting reggae lp’s for about 30 years. It has become a passion of mine my entire life.
Bacon Bits Business Update
A highly acclaimed consultant and digital marketer, Brian Basilico provides daily bits of business brilliance.
James Navé is a native of Asheville who has made a giant reputation for himself in the world of spoken word, storytelling and poetry.
Jonathan Ammons is an essayist and journalist, bartender, musician, Southern native, and avid traveller.
Brody Hunt brings his incredible knowledge and unstoppable enthusiasm for the great recordings of a grand age in the U.S. to this wonderfully entertaining show.
For 35 years Russ has worked as a professional musician playing many different styles of music including Jazz, Rock, Country, Gospel, Blues, R&B, Broadway shows and Symphonic music.
WPVM Public Affairs
We are honored to have such a fine person representing the station on the streets of Asheville.
A weekly show that focuses on the Asheville theatre scene, as well as on positive news and information about both people and organizations in the area.
Dawn Westmoreland believes that employees and employers deserve to work in safe and respectful work environments.
Chuck Fink dove into the art of storytelling at age 64. He has appeared in numerous shows throughout the Asheville
Host McNair Ezzard provides an in-depth look into the people and organizations, locally, nationally and internationally, who are creating a world that works for all.
Formerly senior writer for Bloomberg Businessweek, covering Wall Street, international finance and emerging markets.
Featuring the music of the Asheville community. WPVM is dedicated to playing local musicians work. We want the station to truly reflect the vast talent in the Asheville area.
Eitan is multi-lingual and well traveled. He will take you on a journey around the world with original music from Asia, Middle East, The Mediterranean, Africa, South America, Caribbean and more.
Alice: “When I’m sitting with my guitar and looking out at a forest or the ocean, I have the space to reflect to on people and places. My muse strikes.” Daniel Friedberg, better known by the stage name Freebo, is an American musician, singer-songwriter, and producer noted primarily for his work with Bonnie Raitt.
Sebastian is the author of a half dozen books and loves working on collages and collaborating with book artists. He has lived with his family in Asheville since 2000 and teaches for the Great Smokies Writing Program out of UNC-Asheville.
Our President: Davyne Dial
Professional Designer 1982 – 2012. Davyne began her professional career as a designer in New Orleans developing and operating a business in the French Quarter adjacent to Jackson Square. She re-located to Asheville in 1989 to further her studies in metal work at Penland School, and John C. Campbell. Current Designs
She has distributed her designs to exclusive retail shops and catalogs, nationwide. Her work has appeared in national magazines, and graced the display windows of Saks Fifth Ave flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York City. She has produced instructional lessons on the lost art of couture level millinery that are available on DVDs.
Upon retiring from the design world Davyne fulfilled a dream of attending Penland School of Craft to study fine metal work. She hopes to resume her metal work once the station is well established in the community.
She is a co-founder of the “New WPVM”, the non-profit she helped establish obtained the license to broadcast from MAIN in 2015 and she feels the opportunity to help develop WPVM from a dormant radio station is a thrilling challenge and and honor to be a part of developing the station to it’s fullest potential for the community. Visit Davyne on Facebook.
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Photo: Matt Hanson
VISION: WPVM’s vision is to be the trusted voice of an informed Asheville community. A community resource that is a means to build support for the arts, culture and history of Asheville and the surrounding community through civic participation.