Ep. 006: Expatalachians

Anthony Hennen is a native of southeastern Ohio and the Managing Editor at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal. In 2018, he joined with several other friends and Ohio university alumni to found the independent journalism website, Expatalachians. Anthony joins Garrett on today’s episode to discuss the future of regional journalism, cultural diversity in Appalachia, J.D. Vance’s controversial book Hillbilly Elegy, and life as an expatalachian.  

You can keep up with independent, Appalachian journalism by following Expatalachians. You can support their project on Patreon


If you like to support independent journalism in West Virginia, you can follow Mountain State Spotlight


If you’re interested in journalism focused on the American South, you can follow Southerly. 


You can also follow Anthony’s work at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal


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