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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 every area of public radio. From Tampa, he went on to WCBU (Bradley University) in Peoria, Illinois, then to WFDD (Wake Forest University) in Winston-Salem. Bob reported to WHQR for his first tour of duty as program director in 2006, returning as Morning Edition host in 2010.
Bob writes about the arts for the Wilmington Star-News. He can also be found on stage. Since 2009 he has appeared with Opera House Theatre Company, most recently as Tony in Frank Loesser's The Most Happy Fella, for which he won a Star-News Wilmington Theater Award for best actor in a musical, Bock & Harnick's She Loves Me, and as Javert in Les Miserables. Bob's voice can also be heard on several children's iPhone applications for Once Upon An App, and has providedrecorded narration for museums in Pennsylvania and North Carolina. His son and daughter, Ben and Julia, are his pride and joy.
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