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2:47 pm
Fri May 11, 2012

Recap: Andrea Seabrook Fundraiser Luncheon

Lan Nichols

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 here.


Photos by Lan Nichols.

Inside WHQR
9:21 am
Sun April 29, 2012

WHQR wins AP awards for news coverage

Winners in the 2011 North Carolina Associated Press radio and television contest were announced Saturday. WHQR's news team won 8 awards and 5 honorable mentions. Congratulations to a great news team!

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Inside WHQR - My Top Five
6:00 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

My Top Five: Blues Artists You've Never Heard Of

The Blues.  Its origins are murky (okay, muddy), and it’s legacy is passed from generation to generation.  The people who play the Blues happily adopt the genre, give it a home, dress it up a little, and influence it in their own way.  While you’ve (likely) never heard of them, here are some ear-opening performers who have made the Blues their own…

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Inside WHQR
4:15 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Farewell and thanks to Michelle Bliss

All of us here at WHQR know how much we will miss Michelle Bliss, whose last day at the station was Thursday, April 12th. Michelle, who is a graduate of the UNCW Master’s program in Creative Writing, will be working with a literary agent on a book project. Rachel Lewis Hilburn will be our interim news director while we search for a permanent replacement. (More)

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Job Opening
12:06 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

WHQR Seeking News Director

Position Vacancy: News Director

The News Director of WHQR Public Radio is head of the News Department and will supervise the station’s news coverage in all aspects of media. Together with the Program Manager and Station Manager, the News Director will determine News Department policy in light of the station’s overall mission, and ensure that news offerings reflect the highest standards of audio production, journalistic ethics and public service using NPR’s best practices as a model.

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Spring 2012 Pledge Drive
11:59 am
Tue April 3, 2012

Congratulations to Our iPad Winners!

Donna Boylan visited the station today with her son Chad and grandson Caleb. Pictured above, Mary Bradley hands the winners their prize in WHQR's music library.


Spring Pledge Drive!
12:58 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Three AMAZING Pledge Drive Giveaways!


Pledge now and you could win one of these three AMAZING giveaways! Two vacations and one high-tech prize!

With your donation you are entered to win an iPad2!


A Peaceful Memorial Day Weekend on Bald Head Island

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Spring Pledge Drive!
12:51 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Check out WHQR's new Spring Design!

This new jellyfish-themed design will be featured on our coffee mugs and t-shirts! Grab one by pledging during our  Spring Drive!

Spring 2012 Pledge Drive
5:00 am
Wed March 21, 2012

We Made It!

Thank you WHQR supporters! At 3:14 pm Tuesday we reached our goal of $180,000! You all help make Public Radio possible in this wonderful community. We have returned to our regularly scheduled programming!

Spring 2012 Pledge Drive
2:24 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

WHQR's Spring Pledge Drive Starts Today, March 21st!

Our Spring 2012 drive runs March 21 - 27. We have two excellent vacation giveaways to the Umstead Hotel and Bald Head Island.

We still really need your help - PLEASE volunteer as a phone operator for the pledge drive, click here.