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Hoppy Kercheval

Hoppy Kercheval

The radio “dean” of West Virginia broadcasters, Hoppy Kercheval joined West Virginia Radio Corporation in 1976.

Tony Caridi

Tony Caridi

The state of West Virginia’s most recognizable sports voice is in his second decade with West Virginia Radio Corporation.

Jeff Jenkins

Jeff Jenkins

The award-winning native of Pratt, West Virginia took over as head of the news division of Metronews in August of 2000.

Shauna Johnson

Shauna Johnson

Shauna Johnson grew up in Fairmont, went to college in Morgantown and has lived and worked throughout West Virginia in the time since then.

Chris Lawrence

Chris Lawrence

The morning voice of the Morning News on MetroNews has been associated with West Virginia Radio Corporation for more than a decade.

Greg Hunter

A Morgantown native and West Virginia University graduate, Greg Hunter has served as a co-host on the MetroNews Statewide Sportsline for over two decades.

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith

Jennifer Smith is a true gold and blue Mountaineer. She is a graduate of Fairmont Sr. High and West Virginia University’s Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism.

Travis Jones

Travis Jones

Travis Jones has extensive experience in sports broadcasting, having co-hosted the Statewide Sportsline on Sunday night since 1996.

Fred Persinger

Fred Persinger

Fred Persinger joined the MetroNews Radio Network fulltime in October 2001, but has been a member of the MetroNews family for over 20 years.

Garrett Cullen

Garrett Cullen

Garrett Cullen is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of West Virginia University where he received a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast News in 2010.

Allan Taylor

Allan Taylor

Allan joined MetroNews in 2012, following 18 years of newspaper, work as an SEC columnist, sports editor, managing editor, news reporter and media consultant.

Kyle Wiggs

Kyle Wiggs

Sports anchor for West Virginia Radio Corporation and the Mountaineer flagship stations WAJR-AM and WVAQ-FM in Morgantown.

 

Travis Brinks

Travis Brinks

Travis graduated from PCC with a Bachelors degree in Broadcasting and shortly after moved to Charleston to take his first full-time radio job at MetroNews and WCHS-AM.

Dave Wilson

Dave Wilson

The Marshall anchor for WV MetroNews.

 

 

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