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Harvest Public Media's reporter at NET News, where he started as Morning Edition host in 2008. He joined Harvest Public Media in July 2012. Grant has visited coal plants, dairy farms, horse tracks and hospitals to cover a variety of stories. Before going to Nebraska, Grant studied mass communication as a grad student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and completed his undergrad at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa. He grew up on a farm in southwestern Iowa where he listened to public radio in the tractor, but has taken up city life in Lincoln, Neb.
Gareth Evans has lived and worked in Wilmington since 1997. He came to North Carolina from his native Wales after finishing an undergraduate degree in History and American Studies at Swansea University. The reason for coming was to get his Master’s degree in American History at UNCW. Gareth worked at the nonprofit Historic Wilmington Foundation from 2001 to 2009 in various roles and continued in the field of preservation by taking the job as Executive Director of the Bellamy Mansion Museum of History and Design Arts in 2010.
Gareth has been a long-time fan and supporter of WHQR and volunteers his time at a number of local nonprofits. He lives near downtown with his wife Jessica and their two young daughters, Lucy and Eliza.
Chadwick is an alumnus of the University of Southern Mississippi. He earned an M.A. in Film Studies from Ohio University and a Ph.D. in American Culture Studies from Bowling Green State University. Dr. Roberts is currently an Associate Professor in the Communication Studies Department at UNCW where he teaches media studies courses with a focus on new and converging media. He is a member of the Student Media Advisory Board and the LGBT Resource Center Advisory Board at UNCW and he teaches courses in the Women’s and Gender Studies program.
A native of Meridian, Mississippi, Chadwick has lived in Wilmington since 2007. He has served on the Sexual Assault Prevention Task Force for New Hanover County for the past 6 years. He is a lifelong supporter of public media and looks forward working with the CAB to support the mission of WHQR.