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The U.S. and The Holocaust is a three-part, six hour series directed by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, that examines America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the twentieth century.

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WHRO Public Media continues to ramp up local news coverage in the region with the acquisition of the Virginia Center for Investigative Journalism (VCIJ), a nonprofit newsroom focused on enterprise and investigative reporting.

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The WHRO Voice volunteer John Major reads Tidewater Hispanic News.

Staff and volunteers of The WHRO Voice have been hard at work expanding their offerings for the blind and vision impaired members of our community.

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WHRO Public Media has been named once again—for the fourth consecutive year—as a Top Workplace in Hampton Roads by Inside Business. 

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Community Initiatives

Here's what we've currently got in the works to bring education, enlightenment, and inspiration to Hampton Roads.

American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative focuses on helping youth succeed in school, career, and life by exploring challenges to entering the workforce facing today's youth. Find out more


Hampton Roads is home to over 217,000 veterans. We're currently involved in these initiatives with them:

Veterans Coming Home

Veterans Coming Home explores "what works" for veterans as they return to civilian life sharing both the challenges and success stories of veterans who are making a difference in the workplace, on campus, and in their communities. Find out more

Wall of Faces

There are 1,307 names of Virginian Vietnam veterans listed on The Wall. WHRO is proud to spearhead a state-wide initiative and engage partners and community individuals to ensure every Virginian listed has a photo. Find out more

Race: Let's Talk About It

Stories and events that foster conversations about race relations in America. Find out more

Emerging Leaders Board

Young professionals passionate about public media and supporting its mission. Find out more

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