Aaron Payne

WOUB (Athens, OH)

Aaron Payne tackles the related issues of addiction recovery and economic recovery for the ReSource. He is a radio guy who first took to the airwaves at WMUL-FM, the campus voice for Marshall University, where he studied journalism. Aaron was the play-by-play voice of the West Virginia Miners baseball team (and he has the championship ring to prove it). At West Virginia Public Broadcasting he covered the state legislature and a chemical spill that left more than a quarter of a million people without potable water – including him. Aaron has also been a correspondent and director of news and programming for West Virginia MetroNews. In his spare time, Aaron enjoys listening to music, reading a good book, wandering in the outdoors and watching sports of all kinds.

Trump Ignores Call For Opioid Emergency: What It Means For The Ohio Valley
Data Fix: Cities Seek Better Information On Opioid Epidemic
Healthy Debate: What The Republican Health Bill Taught Us About Medicaid
Working With Addiction: A Popsicle Plant Helps To Lick The Opioid Crisis
Trump Administration’s Addiction Crisis “Listening Tour” Gets An Earful
Bright Spots: Positive Outliers In A Region Plagued By Poor Health
After Obamacare: Ending Affordable Care Act Could Cut Addiction Treatment
Born Addicted: The Race To Treat The Ohio Valley’s Drug-Affected Babies
CASA: Caring For Kids Caught In The Addiction Crisis
Addiction Battle On The Ballot: Opioid Epidemic A Potent Campaign Issue