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1:16 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

UPDATE: Homemade Holiday Shorts 2013 Story Contest Winner Announced

**UPDATE:  This year's winner is Mebane Boyd. Congrats, Mebane! Tune in to Homemade Holiday Shorts to hear her story. We'll share some Honorable Mention tales on the web, too!** 

Every year, WHQR produces Homemade Holiday Shorts, a fun-filled hour of music and storytelling where local entertainers celebrate wintertime traditions. Guests have included Clyde Edgerton, Nan Graham, Madafo Lloyd Wilson, Karen Bender, Tony Rivenbark, Carl Kassel, Linda Lavin, and many more.

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Pledge Drive Success 2013!
12:58 pm
Thu October 17, 2013

Thank You Supporters and Volunteers!

Thanks Volunteers!

Thank you to the over 1,100 wonderful listeners who called, emailed and mailed in pledges during our Fall Partnership Challenge Pledge Drive. It took just over seven days, but with your help, we met our goal and raised over $140,000! Congratulations to WHQR's Fall Partnership Challenge Winners:

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Inside WHQR
11:55 am
Fri September 20, 2013

WHQR's Spellcasters Tie for Third in Spelling Bee

Jenny Callison

Over a dozen local businesses and organizations entered Cape Fear Literacy Council's 26th Annual Spelling Bee for Literacy. Teams of three represented the Greater Wilmington Business Journal, StarNews, and UNCW's Men's Soccer Team, among others.

WHQR's Spellcasters, comprised of Producer/Announcer Asia Brown (left), Underwriting Representative Kate Brandis (center), and News Director Rachel Lewis Hilburn (right) tied for third, taken out by "Xenagogue." 

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Inside WHQR
9:34 am
Tue August 20, 2013

What will the departure of NPR's president mean?

NPR has announced that President and CEO Gary Knell, who has been in that office for less than two years, will be leaving this fall to become CEO of the National Geographic Society. WHQR covered this story yesterday. But what will it mean for stations, and for listeners?

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Inside WHQR July 24, 2013
7:09 pm
Wed July 24, 2013

Update: Thank You For Supporting WHQR!

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Thank you every listener who called, emailed, and mailed in pledges during this week's Summer Pledge Drive. With your help, WHQR raised over $56,270 by 7pm Wednesday, July 24.

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Inside WHQR 7/22/13
5:30 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Underwriting and Producer/Announcer positions filled

I am very pleased to announce successful searches for WHQR's Producer/Announcer and Underwriting Representative positions.

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Inside WHQR
12:00 am
Sun July 21, 2013

Summer Pledge Partner: Cape Fear River Watch

During this pledge drive, WHQR is partnering with Cape Fear River Watch!

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Inside WHQR 2014
12:00 am
Sun July 21, 2013

Summer Pledge Drive and Umstead Giveaway 2014

We are running a fantastic sweepstake along with our summer 2014 pledge drive! Pledge now or anytime until 7 pm July 24, 2014 and you could win this great getaway:

A Two-Night Stay at the Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary

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Applications being received
10:16 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Positions in Underwriting and On-air Filled

UPDATE: WHQR announces that, as of July 19, 2013, the following positions have been filled.

Underwriting Representative


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To begin July 2013
4:58 pm
Wed June 26, 2013

Position Announcement: Underwriting Representative

UPDATE: WHQR announces that, as of July 19, 2013, the following position has been filled.

Brief Description:

Friends of Public Radio, Inc. seeks a full-time Underwriting Representative.

[note: an early version of this story had an incorrect address; see bottom]

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