Women in Motion

Episode Summary

This episode is dedicated to and all about local women leaders and educators who work to advance education and care for all in the Southern Appalachian Region. Featured are stories about Janette Gaines, an American Sign Language teacher with twin daughters who are hearing impaired; ETSU’s professor Delanna Reed, a driving force in the Storytelling Community; and the Pack Mule librarians, who helped increase literacy in hard-to-reach places across Appalachia. The founders of Pine Mountain Settlement School and stories from the archives at the Heritage Alliance are also brought to life. Special Musical Guest is Momma Molasses. StoryTown Radio Show 2021 Season is sponsored by: The Tennessee Arts Commission, Gary and Sandy Degner, Rae Dee O’Lufver, and the Wild Women of Jonesborough. The March production is sponsored by Brenda G’Fellers.

Episode Notes

Written by: Jules Corriere with Anne G'Fellers-Mason, sara elizabeth, Catherine Yael Serota. 

Music:  Brett McCluskey

Sound Engineer/Live Stream:  Jared Christian

Editor:  Wayne Winkler

Stage Manager:  Phyllis Fabozzi

AmeriCorps Intern:  Ian Kirkpatrick, M.A.


Special Music Guest: Momma Molasses


Pine Mountain Settlement School

Heritage Alliance

WETS 89.5 FM


Sponsored by: 

Tennessee Arts Commission

Gary and Sandy Degner

Rae Dee O'Lufver

Wild Women of Jonesborough

March Episode Sponsored by Brenda G'Fellers

Town of Jonesborough

McKinney Center