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"Scenic Roots" offers conversations that matter in the heart of Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley.From the mountains to the river, our conversations are rooted deep within every corner of our community - reflecting who we are, who we were and who we can become.We engage with the news that affects our community, behind and beyond the headlines. We build bridges that span from creators and innovators to storytellers and the outdoors. We focus on our challenges as many communities in one - as we celebrate what inspires us. We resonate with countless voices - in words and spaces, sounds and songs.We are "Scenic Roots."Ray Bassett hosts and produces "Scenic Roots" at WUTC.

Scenic Roots - Tues 3/19/24

Scenic Roots - Tues 3/19/24
  • Bienvenidos al podcast “Amigos Unidos” en Chattanooga.
  • Audio rewind: Remembering the story of Ed Johnson.
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of “Scenic Roots.”

Ray is the host and producer of Scenic Roots, Mondays - Thursdays at 3 PM on WUTC.
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  • Chattanooga is a place for homegrown and hyperlocal podcasting. A story in Monday’s edition of The Chattanooga Times Free Press sampled a variety of local podcasts. Among them: "Amigos Unidos," a Spanish language podcast hosted by Jose Otero.
  • On March 19th, 1906, a violent mob lynched Ed Johnson, a young Black man, on the Walnut Street Bridge here in Chattanooga. In 2021, the Ed Johnson Memorial was dedicated near the bridge - and two series airing on WUTC told his story: "We Care Now," by podcasting students at UTC, and "The Ed Johnson Conversations" on "Scenic Roots."