Inside WHQR

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.

Spring 2012 Pre-Pledge Drive
1:00 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

You Could Win An iPad2!

When you make your gift to WHQR through 7:00pm TONIGHT, you are automatically entered to win a 16GB iPad2 with Wi-Fi!

Support quality public radio and enter to win an iPad2 right now!

Anyone who pledges by mail, phone (910-343-1640), or online before 7:00pm tonight is entered!

Pledge Drive Sweepstakes Rules:

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Inside WHQR
8:53 am
Mon March 5, 2012

WHQR fundraising: effectiveness and efficiency

Recently we received some good news from a national benchmarking study: WHQR is one of the leading stations in the country in both effectiveness and efficiency of fundraising. A couple of charts illustrating these trends are worth at least a thousand words each:

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Inside WHQR - My Top Five
9:00 am
Mon February 27, 2012

My Top Five - Film Scores by Bob Workmon

Movies and music captured my heart and imagination almost simultaneously, and at an early age. Welcome to my Top Five memorable movies and the music that plays a role in making them great.

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Inside WHQR
10:15 am
Sun February 26, 2012

HD2 channel temporarily out

WHQR's HD2 stream (all-classical) dropped out at 10:00 am Sunday morning. We are working on a re-boot. Thanks for your patience.

Weekend Programming
4:42 pm
Wed February 8, 2012

Metropolitan's Gotterdamerung and "This American Life"

This Saturday's Metropolitan Opera live broadcast of Wagner's Gotterdamerung will begin at noon, an hour earlier than usual. As a result our regular broadcast of This American Life and portions of All Things Considered will be pre-empted. TAL fans, please tune in to our encore presentation on Friday, Feb. 17th at 7:00pm on 91.3. Thank you!

Inside WHQR - My Top Five
9:00 am
Mon February 6, 2012

Everyone Gets a Smiths Song: Happy Valentine's Day!

Morrissey and Marr
by JD554 - Wikimedia Commons

We know it's a little early, but News Intern Sara Wood has listed her favorite Smiths songs for the most romantic time of the year.

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Inside WHQR - My Top Five
10:30 am
Mon January 23, 2012

My Top Five - Soup to Nuts Live!

WHQR’s  webmaster John Mortara has asked me to list some of my favorite “Soup to Nuts Live” performances of the past year, but I thought it best to just recall highlights from all eight of our 2011 musical performers.

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