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The Norfolk Sister City Association recently presented WHRO Public Media with their 2022 Global Diplomacy Award for work in the community.

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FBI Norfolk has selected WHRO Public Media as the 2021 Director’s Community Leadership Award recipient for services the staff offered to the local community during and after the pandemic.

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If you are between the ages of 21 and 40 and love public media, we need you! Learn how to be a part of our Emerging Leaders Board.

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Mark your calendar for Sunday, Oct. 16. That's when new seasons of several Masterpiece mysteries begin. You don't want to miss these!

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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.

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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