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WHRO Public Media and LAVA Presents invite you to join us at LAVA MiniFest for a day of great music -- Saturday, August 26.

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Norfolk students recently partnered with NOVA and WHRO Public Media to create short-form science videos about the impact of climate change on their communities. Watch their videos.

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WHRO Public Media has won four Emmy Awards and four awards from the Virginia Association of Broadcasters. We are excited to celebrate these achievements. 

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Exciting news for British dramedy fans—Doc Martin returns to WHRO TV and WHRO Passport in July!

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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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