Inside WHQR

The official WHQR Staff blog featuring fun tidbits and various developments at the station.

Street Interview: Gwenyfar

Dec 21, 2013
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Every year, WHQR features members of our community on "A Season's Griot," a program celebrating the principles of Kwanzaa. This year, we conducted street interviews with friends and passersby, focusing on family--the joys, the travails, and the myriad people we hold close. The responses were varied and thoughtful. And while not everyone could be included in the program, we want to showcase those who generously offered their reflections. Today, we feature a conversation with Gwenyfar--sharing...

Street Interview: Guy

Dec 20, 2013
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Every year, WHQR features members of our community on "A Season's Griot," a program celebrating the principles of Kwanzaa. This year, we conducted street interviews with friends and passersby, focusing on family--the joys, the travails, and the myriad people we hold close. The responses were varied and thoughtful. And while not everyone could be included in the program, we want to showcase those who generously offered their reflections. Today, we feature a conversation with Guy Linn--sharing...

Street Interview: Marvin

Dec 19, 2013
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Every year, WHQR features members of our community on "A Season's Griot," a program celebrating the principles of Kwanzaa. This year, we conducted street interviews with friends and passersby, focusing on family--the joys, the travails, and the myriad people we hold close. The responses were varied and thoughtful. And while not everyone could be included in the program, we want to showcase those who generously offered their reflections. Today, we feature a conversation with Marvin--a...

Street Interview: Rebecca and Al

Dec 18, 2013
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Every year, WHQR features members of our community on "A Season's Griot," a program celebrating the principles of Kwanzaa. This year, we conducted street interviews with friends and passersby, focusing on family--the joys, the travails, and the myriad people we hold close. The responses were varied and thoughtful. And while not everyone could be included in the program, we want to showcase those who generously offered their reflections. Today, we feature a conversation with Rebecca and Al-...

We received so many wonderful submissions to our 2013 Homemade Holiday Shorts Story Contest that we wanted to share six more of our favorites with you! Every day this week we'll post a different author's story. Homemade Holiday Shorts will air live on December 15th at 6pm on WHQR 91.3 fm. Tune in (or purchase tickets to the live performance) to hear Rachel Lewis Hilburn read the winning story, Mebane Boyd's "Kurisumasu." A Jar of Good Cheer A True Story Nothing signals the start of the...

We received so many wonderful submissions to our 2013 Homemade Holiday Shorts Story Contest that we wanted to share six more of our favorites with you! Every day this week we'll post a different author's story. Homemade Holiday Shorts will air live on December 15th at 6pm on WHQR 91.3 fm. Tune in (or purchase tickets to the live performance) to hear Rachel Lewis Hilburn read the winning story, Mebane Boyd's "Kurisumasu." Christmas Journal I teach High School English. In my AP class, students...

Avanti Cards

We received so many wonderful submissions to our 2013 Homemade Holiday Shorts Story Contest that we wanted to share six more of our favorites with you! Every day this week we'll post a different author's story. Homemade Holiday Shorts will air live on December 15th at 6pm on WHQR 91.3 fm. Tune in (or purchase tickets to the live performance) to hear Rachel Lewis Hilburn read the winning story, Mebane Boyd's "Kurisumasu." Oh! Christmas Tree It all started with the sunken living room. When I...

We received so many wonderful submissions to our 2013 Homemade Holiday Shorts Story Contest that we wanted to share six more of our favorites with you! Every day this week we'll post a different author's story. Homemade Holiday Shorts will air live on December 15th at 6pm on WHQR 91.3 fm. Tune in (or purchase tickets to the live performance) to hear Rachel Lewis Hilburn read the winning story, Mebane Boyd's "Kurisumasu." The Shortest Match The week before Christmas 1958 was frigid. It was so...

One-Day End-of-Year Pledge Drive 2013!

Dec 10, 2013

In the holiday spirit of giving, WHQR is partnering with Mother Hubbard's Cupboard . The mission of Mother Hubbard's Cupboard is to serve those who are hungry in our area through distribution of emergency food. For every pledge made to WHQR by phone by calling 910-343-1138 or online of any amount during this one-day pledge drive, AAIPharma will sponsor a nutritious meal for a family of FOUR from Mother Hubbard's Cupboard! Pledge Online Here! PLUS, anyone who pledges before 7PM on Thursday,...

We received so many wonderful submissions to our 2013 Homemade Holiday Shorts Story Contest that we wanted to share six more of our favorites with you! Every day this week we'll post a different author's story. Homemade Holiday Shorts will air live on December 15th at 6pm on WHQR 91.3 fm. Tune in (or purchase tickets to the live performance) to hear Rachel Lewis Hilburn read the winning story, Mebane Boyd's "Kurisumasu." Crying with Santa It’s that time of year again – my mother, father,...

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