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Where Stories Live - A New History Show on WCTE

February's episode of Where Stories Live takes a deeper look into what it means to serve in the armed forces as an African American then and now. 

Guest appearances include Walter Buck, Walter Jason Buck, Dr. Kyrstal Akehinmi, Major Rodney Lamberson and Tom Savage. The new show airs February 22 at 9:30, after the live broadcast of the TTU Basketball double header.

Where Stories Live, presented by WCTE PBS, provides a fascinating insight into the lives of individuals in our community. Come and be a part of this unique series, where you will uncover the profound influence that people's experiences have on shaping our community. Every story will encompass a deeper exploration of people's lives, the historical significance, and the noteworthy events that unfolded. The locals will narrate these stories, either in their own words or as they experience them.

Now in its second season, this series is the outcome of a collaboration between WCTE PBS, Tennessee Tech University History Department, and the late Michael Birdwell, Ph.D. The production team includes Producer, shooter, and editor Kamal Baldwin and Co-producer, shooter, and audio Zach Beckman. 

This show airs the third Thursday of the month at 7 pm with subsequent encore airings. You can also stream episodes below!

About the Show

"Where Stories Live" is hosted by WCTE President & CEO Avery Hutchins. 

Avery Hutchins, who has been serving as the President and CEO of WCTE since 2022, is also known as the host of Where Stories Live. Before taking on the position of President and CEO, Hutchins held the role of Station Manager. Hutchins is from Overton County and is an alumna of Livingston Academy. In 1996, she completed her Marketing degree from Tennessee Tech University and recently achieved her MBA from WGU in 2022.  Where Stories Live with Avery Hutchins is her inaugural series on WCTE PBS.

"Where Stories Live" is Produced by WCTE Director of Content & Digital Media Kamal Baldwin.  

Kamal Baldwin is an award winning Filmmaker with over 8 years of production experience spanning various corners of the globe. 

Upon graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Filmmaking, he has since been creating award-winning Commercials, Documentaries, and Short Films.