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Bob Workmon began his public radio career at the University of South Florida as an undergraduate, working in almost every area of public radio from his days in Tampa to Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, and on to Wake Forest University's public radio station before reporting to WHQR for his first tour of duty as program director in 2006. In addition to Bob's responsibilities as WHQR's Morning Edition host and classical music programmer, he writes about the arts for the Wilmington Star-News. His voice has also been heard in musical theater, opera, operetta and oratorio with Piedmont Opera Theatre, Winston-Salem Symphony and the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and, most recently with UNCW's Opera Outreach Program (WOOP). Most recently, Bob performed with Opera House Theatre Company in A Little Night Music, Grey Gardens, Fiddler on the Roof, The Secret Garden, and the Padre in Man of La Mancha. His next performance is to be the role of Tony in The Most Happy Fella in September 2012. Bob lends his voice acting skills to several children's iPhone applications for Once Upon An App and narration for museums in Pennsylvania and North Carolina. Ben and Julia Workmon are his pride and joy.
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