Bob Workmon http://whqr.org en Midday Interview: Broadway Star Ben Wright and Steven Errante on Upcoming Symphony Pops Event http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-broadway-star-ben-wright-and-steven-errante-upcoming-symphony-pops-event <p>"We're just trying to do everything we can to make our personal and professional lives as authentic as possible." -Ben Wright</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:21:36 +0000 Bob Workmon 51722 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Broadway Star Ben Wright and Steven Errante on Upcoming Symphony Pops Event Starting July 1st, "Here & Now" comes to WHQR http://whqr.org/post/starting-july-1st-here-now-comes-whqr <p>When&nbsp;<strong><em>Talk of the Nation</em></strong>&nbsp;was created more than 20 years ago, during the first Gulf War, call-in talk programming was still new to public radio. The program built a large and loyal audience over its history. The TOTN staff has been NPR’s go-to team for coverage of breaking news from 9/11 to the shootings last December in Newtown, Connecticut. Stations and listeners have relied on TOTN for quality coverage, high-caliber guests and enriching conversation.</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:16:18 +0000 Bob Workmon 38393 at http://whqr.org Starting July 1st, "Here & Now" comes to WHQR Midday Interview: "The Bookman's Tale" http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-bookmans-tale <p></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 18:40:20 +0000 Jemila Ericson & Bob Workmon 37641 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: "The Bookman's Tale" By popular demand: WHQR's schedule will soon cater to youth audience http://whqr.org/post/popular-demand-whqrs-schedule-will-soon-cater-youth-audience <p>(this article was originally posted on 04/01/13 as an April Fool's joke)</p><p>High Quality Radio just keeps getting better and better! With recent audience polls and pledge drive feedback, WHQR has decided to reevaluate some of its musical offerings. Starting this month, I will be transitioning the bulk of music programming duties to current intern John Mortara. Though I will miss it deeply, I have been told that John has a good ear for what all the hip 20-somethings like to hear on the radio.<br>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Bob Workmon 34025 at http://whqr.org By popular demand: WHQR's schedule will soon cater to youth audience Radiolab comes to WHQR this Sunday at 6PM http://whqr.org/post/radiolab-comes-whqr-sunday-6pm <p>Starting this Sunday, 6PM-7PM, <strong><a href="http://radiolab.org">WNYC's&nbsp;Radiolab</a></strong> will be making appearance on WHQR 91.3fm and online at WHQR.org!</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 19:12:13 +0000 Bob Workmon 29615 at http://whqr.org Radiolab comes to WHQR this Sunday at 6PM Radio-Active Jazz: Willard Fields and the Return of Local Jazz to WHQR http://whqr.org/post/radio-active-jazz-willard-fields-and-return-local-jazz-whqr <p>In the quiet of the WHQR music library, on a slow Sunday afternoon, <strong><a href="/people/willard-fields">Willard Fields</a></strong> sat across from me at a large writing desk. His easy manner reflects a life doing mostly what he feels passionate about &ndash; radio and jazz.</p><p>Fields speaks with pride about his father who was one of the first black broadcasters in the Midwest, but music, it must be said, is what lit Fields&#39; path in broadcasting.</p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 14:27:30 +0000 Bob Workmon 18157 at http://whqr.org Radio-Active Jazz: Willard Fields and the Return of Local Jazz to WHQR News media reports can make sex crimes more difficult to prosecute http://whqr.org/post/news-media-reports-can-make-sex-crimes-more-difficult-prosecute <p>Reporters, educators and counselors gathered last week at the Rape Crisis Center as Sexual Assault Activism Month came to a close. Tue, 01 May 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bob Workmon 15611 at http://whqr.org News media reports can make sex crimes more difficult to prosecute Child Sex Abuse Difficult to Prosecute http://whqr.org/post/child-sex-abuse-difficult-prosecute <p>Very few cases of child rape or sodomy ever go to trial. And those that do, more often than not, put the victim in direct confrontation with someone who has betrayed their trust. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 13:56:20 +0000 Bob Workmon 15026 at http://whqr.org Child Sex Abuse Difficult to Prosecute April is Sexual Abuse Awareness Month http://whqr.org/post/april-sexual-abuse-awareness-month <p>About one out of four girls is sexually assaulted in the United States before the age of 18, and one in six boys. Thu, 19 Apr 2012 13:50:49 +0000 Bob Workmon 15025 at http://whqr.org April is Sexual Abuse Awareness Month Chamber Music Wilmington: The Kontras Quartet http://whqr.org/post/chamber-music-wilmington-kontras-quartet <p><font face="Arial" size="2"><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;">Today I talked with Barbara McKenzie about Chamber Music Wilmington, presenting the Kontras Quartet in concert. </span></font> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 18:00:00 +0000 Bob Workmon 14752 at http://whqr.org Chamber Music Wilmington: The Kontras Quartet