Michelle Crouch

Graduate Fellow - Membership Services

A Raleigh native, Michelle Crouch got her first taste of non-commercial radio at Swarthmore College's station as an undergraduate. She returned to North Carolina in 2011 to pursue a Master of Fine Arts in fiction writing at UNC Wilmington, where she also works as a graduate teaching assistant. 

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Happy Birthday, WHQR!
9:23 am
Tue April 22, 2014

Our 30th Anniversary

WHQR's original station manager, Michael Titterton, during a 1993 pledge drive.

WHQR went on the air on April 22nd, 1984. The first sound the station played? A newborn baby's cry.

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January 25th, 10AM-7PM
10:14 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Docutime Film Festival 2014 @ UNCW

Once again a dedicated community of documentary-lovers can experience sophisticated and inspiring entertainment from around the world. The 12th annual DocuTime film festival takes place at UNCW’s King Hall Auditorium from 10:00am to 7:00 pm on Saturday, January 25th, 2014.  Tickets are available at Sharky's Box Office at UNCW, online at etix.com or may be purchased at the door.

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Special Programs
2:05 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

A Season's Griot 2013

Airing on WHQR 91.3fm!
Time: Thursday, December 26, 12 pm
Rebroadcast: Sunday, December 29, 7 pm

 

A Season's Griot is public radio's only nationally syndicated Kwanzaa program. Hosted for the last 19 years by acclaimed storyteller Madafo Lloyd Wilson, this annual one-hour special captures tales and traditions of African-American and African peoples.

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Inside WHQR
5:26 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

HoHo Shorts Countdown: "A Jar of Christmas Cheer" by Patricia Walters Lowery

We received so many wonderful submissions to our 2013 Homemade Holiday Shorts Story Contest that we wanted to share six more of our favorites with you! Every day this week we'll post a different author's story.  Homemade Holiday Shorts will air live on December 15th at 6pm on WHQR 91.3 fm. Tune in (or purchase tickets to the live performance) to hear Rachel Lewis Hilburn read the winning story, Mebane Boyd's "Kurisumasu."

A Jar of Good Cheer

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Inside WHQR
1:31 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

HoHo Shorts Countdown: "Christmas Journal" by Ray Funderburk

We received so many wonderful submissions to our 2013 Homemade Holiday Shorts Story Contest that we wanted to share six more of our favorites with you! Every day this week we'll post a different author's story.  Homemade Holiday Shorts will air live on December 15th at 6pm on WHQR 91.3 fm. Tune in (or purchase tickets to the live performance) to hear Rachel Lewis Hilburn read the winning story, Mebane Boyd's "Kurisumasu."

    

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Inside WHQR
5:32 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

HoHo Shorts Countdown: "Oh! Christmas Tree" by Mary Kaye Hester

Credit Avanti Cards

We received so many wonderful submissions to our 2013 Homemade Holiday Shorts Story Contest that we wanted to share six more of our favorites with you! Every day this week we'll post a different author's story.  Homemade Holiday Shorts will air live on December 15th at 6pm on WHQR 91.3 fm. Tune in (or purchase tickets to the live performance) to hear Rachel Lewis Hilburn read the winning story, Mebane Boyd's "Kurisumasu."

Oh! Christmas Tree

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Inside WHQR
8:23 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

HoHo Shorts Countdown: "The Shortest Match" by Edith Edwards

We received so many wonderful submissions to our 2013 Homemade Holiday Shorts Story Contest that we wanted to share six more of our favorites with you! Every day this week we'll post a different author's story.  Homemade Holiday Shorts will air live on December 15th at 6pm on WHQR 91.3 fm. Tune in (or purchase tickets to the live performance) to hear Rachel Lewis Hilburn read the winning story, Mebane Boyd's "Kurisumasu."

 

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Inside WHQR
4:17 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

HoHo Shorts Countdown: "Crying with Santa" by Katharine Frazier

We received so many wonderful submissions to our 2013 Homemade Holiday Shorts Story Contest that we wanted to share six more of our favorites with you! Every day this week we'll post a different author's story.  Homemade Holiday Shorts will air live on December 15th at 6pm on WHQR 91.3 fm. Tune in (or purchase tickets to the live performance) to hear Rachel Lewis Hilburn read the winning story, Mebane Boyd's "Kurisumasu."

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Inside WHQR
10:07 am
Sun December 8, 2013

HoHo Shorts Countdown: "No Take Backs" by Meghan K. Barnes

Credit Heather Baird

We received so many wonderful submissions to our 2013 Homemade Holiday Shorts Story Contest that we wanted to share six more of our favorites with you! Every day this week we'll post a different author's story.  Homemade Holiday Shorts will air live on December 15th at 6pm on WHQR 91.3 fm. Tune in (or purchase tickets to the live performance) to hear Rachel Lewis Hilburn read the winning story, Mebane Boyd's "Kurisumasu."

No Take-Backs

 

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Inside WHQR
1:16 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

UPDATE: Homemade Holiday Shorts 2013 Story Contest Winner Announced

**UPDATE:  This year's winner is Mebane Boyd. Congrats, Mebane! Tune in to Homemade Holiday Shorts to hear her story. We'll share some Honorable Mention tales on the web, too!** 

Every year, WHQR produces Homemade Holiday Shorts, a fun-filled hour of music and storytelling where local entertainers celebrate wintertime traditions. Guests have included Clyde Edgerton, Nan Graham, Madafo Lloyd Wilson, Karen Bender, Tony Rivenbark, Carl Kassel, Linda Lavin, and many more.

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