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As we celebrate Small Business Week, a local expert has some advice for budding entrepreneurs. What does it take to turn an idea into a successful business?

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Careers in science, technology, engineering, and math make up many of the fastest growing industries in the United States, but women are still underrepresented in these fields. 

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Have you ever had a question that you were too uncomfortable to ask? Well, we decided to ask them for you — and we'll provide answers that can help you out of sticky social situations. It's all in our new podcast that starts May 1.

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As we celebrate National Volunteer month, we are taking time to highlight a few of WHRO's dedicated volunteers. Bill Zimmerman has volunteered with us for nearly 20 years. He explains what he loves about serving at the station.

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Connected to the Community

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

Emerging Leaders Board

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

Past Community Initiatives

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

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