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Kelley Libby

Public radio vibes for the podcast era. My work focuses on history, culture, and environmental justice in the south. I’m into sound-rich, place-based, documentary storytelling.
Member since 2010


  • Charlottesville, VA
  • Charlottesville, VA


Contact Kelley

Kelley is available for

I'm available for editing and documentary/feature production.
  • Editing
  • Music
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Reporting
  • Scripting
  • Voice
  • Writing
  • Teaching

About Kelley

Kelley Libby is a Virginia-based public radio editor and producer. She currently edits for Inside Appalachia and its Folkways Reporting Project at WVPB. She also produces for the Broken Ground podcast from the Southern Environmental Law Center in Charlottesville. Kelley is the creator and producer of UnMonumental, a Localore: Finding America project, and was for many years a producer at With Good Reason. Kelley’s work has been heard on NPR’s All Things Considered, StoryCorps, BackStory, and Re:Sound, and at the HearSay International Audio Arts Festival. She holds an MA in Writing and Rhetoric from Virginia Commonwealth University and attended the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.

Kelley's Portfolio



  • Mixing
  • Voice Coaching
  • Tape Syncs
  • Story Editing
  • Sound Design
  • Show Development
  • Research
  • Reporting
  • Producing
  • Mentoring
  • Logistics and Coordination
  • Interviewing
  • Hosting
  • Grant Writing
  • Field Recording
  • Field Producing
  • Budgeting
  • Booking
  • Voiceover


  • Comrex, Opal
  • Hard Disc/Flash recorder
  • Pro Tools, Hindenburg
  • Recording Studio
  • Variety of microphones

Previous Work

  • StoryCorps/One Small Step at VPM (December 2020)
  • UnMonumental at Localore: Finding America and WVTF/Radio IQ (July 2016)
  • With Good Reason at Virginia Humanities (May 2019)