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Cedar Grove Now Live on PRX

August 3, 2016
Cedar Grove Now Live on PRX

If you’re a program director, podcaster, or community radio broadcaster, head on over to Cedar Grove‘s new PRX page, where you can license the piece for air, download the broadcast quality audio, and access other features. This 54:00 documentary is perfect for Labor Day, Women’s History Month, Black History Month, and other themed content about the new economy, the […]

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Allegheny Mountain Radio Premiere

August 3, 2016
Allegheny Mountain Radio Premiere

The Cedar Grove originated with a partnership between independent producer Catherine Moore and Allegheny Mountain Radio, a unique network of community radio stations in the remote Allegheny Highlands of the two Virginias. Just like Mary Lee Settle, AMR straddles the line between both Virginias. The network served as the project’s fiscal sponsor and the station’s then-director, Gibbs Kinderman, executive […]

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Listening Parties!

April 3, 2016
Listening Parties!

In the lead-up to the first broadcast of Cedar Grove on West Virginia Public Radio, we’ve been hosting some listening events to get community feedback on the documentary. The first was in Cedar Grove itself; documentary participants gathered in the living room of the Tompkins House to listen and discuss the program before it was played for a […]

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See How the Project Evolved

March 9, 2016
See How the Project Evolved

Since Cedar Grove was conceived in 2012, the project has looked and sounded many ways, been many things. In some ways it still is. Part archive; part radio documentary; part photo project; part essay. Ongoing blog posts about the project (over at another website I run) give a small window into its evolution.  Check them out here!  

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“O Beulah Land” Essay in Oxford American

March 8, 2016
“O Beulah Land” Essay in Oxford American

In summer 2014, Oxford American magazine published “O Beulah Land,” an essay by Cedar Grove producer Catherine Moore that explores many of the themes and stories that ultimately made it into the Cedar Grove documentary. Read it here. 

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Welcome to Beulah Land…

December 28, 2015

Welcome to the blog for Cedar Grove, an hour-long radio documentary about the writer Mary Lee Settle and the future of West Virginia communities. I’m Catherine Moore, the producer and narrator of the journey, and this blog is where I’ll be posting news and updates as the documentary gets closer to air dates in spring 2016.

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