Our People

Hoppy Kercheval
The radio “dean” of West Virginia broadcasters, Hoppy Kercheval joined West Virginia Radio Corporation in 1976.
Tony Caridi
The state of West Virginia’s most recognizable sports voice is in his second decade with West Virginia Radio Corporation.
Jeff Jenkins
The award-winning native of Pratt, West Virginia took over as head of the news division of Metronews in August of 2000.
Carrie Hodousek
A South NJ native who re-joined the MetroNews staff in June 2021 after three years with KCBS Radio.
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.
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 joined the MetroNews Radio Network fulltime in October 2001, but has been a member of the MetroNews family for over 30 years.
Kyle Wiggs
Sports anchor for West Virginia Radio Corporation and the Mountaineer flagship stations WAJR-AM and WVAQ-FM in Morgantown.
Dave Wilson
The Marshall anchor for WV MetroNews.
Brad McElhinny
Brad McElhinny is the statewide correspondent for MetroNews. Brad is a Parkersburg native who spent more than 20 years at the Charleston Daily Mail.
Joe Brocato
Joe is the afternoon sports anchor for MetroNews, providing updates in Charleston and Morgantown.
Greg Carey
Originally from Silver Spring, Md., Greg graduated from WVU in 2010 with a bachelor of science in journalism with a focus on news-editorial.
Marsha Chwalik
Marsha is a graduate of Concord University and has worked as both an educator and journalist in the Eastern Panhandle.
Jarett Lewis
Jarett comes to Charleston from Greenfield, Indiana. He joined the MetroNews crew in the beginning of 2023 as a News Anchor and Reporter.