About Elizabeth

Elizabeth is the General Manager of WMMT-FM, the community radio station of Appalshop, a media arts and education organization in Whitesburg, Kentucky. WMMT aims to be a 24-hour voice of the music, culture, and social issues of the region, with a focus on arts and culture, prison justice, the economy, the environment, and health and wellness (and the intersections of all of those). She is outgoing Chairperson of Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC), a 10,000 member grassroots social justice organization in Kentucky, working for, among many other things, a just transition in Central Appalachia. She is committed to building stronger and healthier communities so young people in the region have the option to stay and make good lives in the places they call home.