Welcome to Eastern Standard, produced for WEKU by Dynamix Productions with the support of the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky and the Appalachian Impact Fund. Listen to Eastern Standard on 88.9 WEKU Thursdays at 11 am and 7 pm, as well as on Sundays at 6 pm. Listen to our livestream on WEKU.FM, on the WEKU mobile app or as a podcast on NPROne, iTunes, Play and Stitcher.  Have a comment or suggestion? Email es@eku.edu or leave a voicemail at  859-622-WEKU (9358). 


    Featured on the October 24-27, 2019 edition:

    • The extent of child abuse and neglect happening in our backyard is, as our guest put it, "shocking." We talk with Melynda Jamison of the Lexington office of Court Appointed Special Advocates.
    • Why the 2020 Census matters to your children. Patricia Tennen of KY Youth Advocates and Lawrence County "Complete Count Committee" member David Prince are our guests. 
    • And, a chat with Jessie Hunt, one of four Kentuckians selected as a Fellow for the first class of the Appalachian Leadership Institute.


    Contact: Tom Martin at es@eku.edu or leave voicemail at 859-622-9358


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