blog http://whqr.org en 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 My Top Five: Books I'm excited to read in 2013 http://whqr.org/post/my-top-five-books-im-excited-read-2013 <p>I often have trouble motivating myself to read recent books -- after all, there are thousands of years of world literature out there and I've only made it through the tiniest fraction! But I'll never finish all of the novels ever written, so in 2013, I am going to read at least five brand new works of fiction. I wouldn't quite call it a resolution, since those are destined to fail (and since it's already halfway through January), and because resolution implies some sort of struggle or sacrifice. These are all books I'm eagerly waiting to hit the bookstore and library shelves.</p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:07:48 +0000 Michelle Crouch 30274 at http://whqr.org My Top Five: Books I'm excited to read in 2013 A Day in the Life of a Graduate Intern at WHQR http://whqr.org/post/day-life-graduate-intern-whqr <p>I&#39;m Laura, a Graduate student at UNCW, and working at WHQR is one of the coolest jobs I&#39;ve ever had. Join me for &quot;A Day in the Life of a Graduate Intern at WHQR&quot; and meet some of the people who keep this community licensed Public Radio station on the air&mdash;from Barbara Bush in Finance to George Scheibner behind the microphone and many more! We work hard here but it&#39;s a great place because we love what we do! Tue, 15 May 2012 15:15:07 +0000 Laura Hunsberger 16392 at http://whqr.org A Day in the Life of a Graduate Intern at WHQR Recap: Andrea Seabrook Fundraiser Luncheon http://whqr.org/post/recap-andrea-seabrook-fundraiser-luncheon <p>It was an absolute pleasure to have Andrea Seabrook visit WHQR this past week. A fantastic lunch was held at the Hilton Riverside and some excellent questions were asked! A special thank you to all who made this event possible and helped support quality public radio in the area. Feel free to check out the photo gallery attached to this post, and even more photos can be found <a href="https://picasaweb.google.com/whqrradio/AndreaSeabrookFundraiserLuncheon?authuser=0&amp;authkey=Gv1sRgCPiep9TmzKq4rwE&amp;feat=directlink" target="_blank">here</a>.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Photos by Lan Nichols.</p> Fri, 11 May 2012 18:47:56 +0000 John Mortara & Lan Nichols 16223 at http://whqr.org Recap: Andrea Seabrook Fundraiser Luncheon