Sydney Boles

Sydney Boles

WMMT (Whitesburg, KY)

Sydney Boles is the ReSource reporter covering the economic transition in the heart of Appalachia’s coal country. Sydney received her Master of Journalism from Medill School of Journalism, where she covered immigration and housing insecurity in Chicagoland. Before her work in journalism, she studied oral history and postcolonial resistance strategies in Costa Rica, India, South Africa and Turkey. Sydney grew up in upstate New York and enjoys baking, reading and exploring the outdoors.

No Pay, We Stay: A Look Back at the 2019 Protest that Rocked Appalachia
Q&A: Pandemic Expert on Ohio Valley Mask Orders, School Reopening
Fees Could Go Up By More Than 1,000% For Some Kentucky Food Producers Under New Rule
Ohio Valley Coal Companies Get Tens Of Millions In Paycheck Protection Loans
RECLAIM Act To Boost Coal Communities Passes House As Part Of Infrastructure Bill
Advocacy Groups Unveil Plan for a 21st Century Coal-County Economy
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Appalachian Program Feeds Families As The Pandemic Economy Places More In Need
Coal Executives Face Fines, Possible Jail Time, Over Failure to Pay
Economists Grapple With Pandemic’s Effects As Ohio Valley Officials Brace For A Fiscal Blow