WVPB's Larry Groce named a 'Southerner of the Year' by Southern Living Magazine

CHARLESTON, WV (BY: ADAM HARRIS, WV PUBLIC BROADCASTING) – The host of Mountain Stage from West Virginia Public Broadcasting was recently named a “Southerner of the Year” by Southern Living Magazine.

Larry Groce, who co-founded Mountain Stage in 1983 along with Andy Ridenour and Francis Fisher, was among 60 southerners to receive the distinction. He was recognized for his work with Mountain Stage which now brings live performances by artists from across the country and around the world to over 200 stations each week, including many throughout the south. Mountain Stage is produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting and distributed by NPR Music.

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