Producing Host Tom Martin, a network radio news veteran (AP Radio, RKO Network News, ABC News, WABC News, Paul Harvey News) and a Lexington Herald-Leader contributing columnist, engages in compelling, enlightening conversations with guests from an unlimited spectrum of perspectives. Tom is co-publisher of the online regional arts and culture magazine UnderMain. He received a the prestigious Peabody Award for best radio documentary.
Eastern Standard is a radio magazine of interviews and stories about interesting people, places and things happening in central and Appalachian Kentucky. Our program is a community service of Eastern Kentucky University.
With the support of the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky and the Appalachian Impact Fund, Eastern Standard is produced under the technical direction of Neil Kesterson at Dynamix Productions in Lexington, Kentucky.
Our team is committed to producing a technically immersive program. Our guests are fascinating people who can help us comprehend the world we live in.
Eastern Standard airs on Thursdays at 11 am & 8pm, and on Sunday evenings at 6 pm.