Katie Myers

Katie Myers

Eastern Kentucky Correspondent, WMMT (Whitesburg, KY)

Katie Myers is covering economic transition in east Kentucky for the ReSource and partner station WMMT in Whitesburg, KY. She previously worked directly with communities in Kentucky and Tennessee on environmental issues, energy democracy, and the digital divide, and is a founding member of a community-owned rural ISP. She has also worked with the Black in Appalachia project of East Tennessee PBS. In her spare time, Katie likes to write stage plays, porch sit with friends, and get lost on mountain backroads. She has published work with Inside Appalachia, Scalawag Magazine, the Daily Yonder, and Belt Magazine, among others.

Appalachian Community Uses Theater To Reckon With Racism, COVID, And The Trauma Of 2020 
New Film ‘Holler’ Sheds Light On Struggles Of Being Young In Appalachia
Evictions At A Kentucky Trailer Park Highlight Ohio Valley’s Lack Of Affordable Housing
Beshear Announces Water, Flood Control Funding For Eastern Kentucky
With Infrastructure Funding On Horizon, Beleaguered Martin County Looks To Raise Water Rates Again
Power Switch: Solar Is Heating Up In The Ohio Valley
New Research: Reclamation of Abandoned Oil and Gas Wells, Mine Sites Could Create Thousands of Jobs
Slip Sliding Away: Landslides Follow Flooding As Major Risk To Appalachian Communities
Eastern Kentucky Communities Barraged By Second Round of Flooding
Blackjewel Bankruptcy Leaves Damaged Lands, Miners’ Compensation In Limbo