Joe Brown – Blacksmith

Ken Wilshire travels the back roads of Middle Tennessee to visit a blacksmith who is both a traditional blacksmith and an artist.

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In the 17 and 1800's there were hundreds of thousands of blacksmiths throughout the country. Ken Wilshire traveled the back roads of middle Tennessee and found a bit of the past with a modern day twist.

Ken Wilshire joined the Tennessee Crossroads in 2008 with a desire to tell stories about people who have found their passions in life and who would otherwise go unrecognized for their contributions to their community.  Ken began his career at WREG-TV in Memphis, writing, producing and editing news stories, features and documentaries. After leaving Channel 3 he joined Fed Ex in their communications department as a writer/producer and was promoted to the department manager. Ken spent almost 25 years in operations management at FedEx and other Fortune 500 companies.

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