People

Director of Finance and Administration

Barbara J. Bush was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. She attended St. Mary's College in Raleigh, NC, and finished her college career with a degree in English from UNC-Chapel Hill. Later, she went back to school and became a Certified Public...

Senior Producer/Program Manager; Host, All Things Considered; Classical Music Programmer

These days you can hear Bob from 4 to 6 p.m. on All Things Considered, and he's responsible for programming WHQR's daytime classical music service. Bob began his public radio career at the University of South Florida, working in almost...

Station Manager

Cleve Callison has been WHQR's station manager since September 2010. He is the former general manager of WMUB Public Radio, the NPR station at Miami University in Oxford. Prior to that he was station manager of WFDD Public Radio at Wake Forest...

Operations Manager; Host, Midday Café, Smooth Landings, Soup to Nuts, All Things Considered

George Scheibner is WHQR's Production Manager. You hear his voice on-air a lot because he works extensively on the AudioVault hard-drive automation system which programs WHQR in the nighttime hours and on weekends. (No, he is not really at the...

Underwriting Representative

A native North Carolinian and Wake Forest graduate, Jeff has lived in Wilmington since 1990.  He is married to Ellison and has a son at Davidson College and a daughter at New Hanover High School.   

Jeff started his career in banking...

Host, Classical Music and Midday Interviews

It took Jemila a long time to decide what she wanted to be when she grew up. She is now primarily an actress and storyteller who fell into Public Radio announcing and discovered she loved it.  She has worked for WHQR off and on for thirteen...

Underwriting Representative

Kate Brandis was born and raised in Charlotte, NC, and found her way home to Wilmington in 2005.  After graduating from Western Carolina University in 2002 with a B.S. in Communication/Electronic Media, she began a career in radio in...

Host, Morning Edition/Producer, CoastLine

A native of Bloomington, Indiana, Ken is new to Wilmington and WHQR. Ken hosts Morning Edition and will help produce WHQR’s forthcoming weekly talk show, CoastLine.

Ken spent the first 24 years of his radio career in...

IT Specialist/Operations/On-air Staff Producer & Host, Front Street Blues

A Wilmington resident since 1993, Lan began his tenure as on-air host for WHQR’s Front Street Blues in 2003, later adding operations and information technology to his duties, as well as logistical support for the long-running music...

Development Director/Cinematique Coordinator

Mary Bradley moved to Wilmington from Los Angeles, CA in May 2007 with her husband Frank and twin baby daughters, Maggie and Kate. In California, Mary had been Drive Director, Fringe Benefits Director and Member Clubs Director for public radio...

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