Published on Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Inside Shale: "Best Network Special Series"

This was the second year in a row that the program received the award. The honors are given to radio and television stations for excellence in broadcasting in multiple categories. This year’s entries were judged by the Kentucky broadcasters.

Inside Shale is a weekly one hour talk show heard on several radio stations within the Marcellus Shale drilling region. The show is sponsored by the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association. Hosted by West Virginia Radio Corporation Market Manager, Gary Mertins, the program airs every Tuesday morning 9am-10am. Guests this past year have included many politicians including West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and Congresswoman Shelly Moore Capito as well as dozens of operators and natural gas industry experts.

“We’re very proud to win this award for the second year in a row, “ said Inside Shale Host Gary Mertins. “The program has been well received by our listeners. Inside Shale has proven to our weekly audience that the natural gas industry is truly affecting everyone in West Virginia in some way.” We’re proud to make our listeners aware of the many positive things that are happening with natural gas and we are glad to tackle the tough issues and questions that the public is asking about the natural gas drilling process.”

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