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This is the fourth consecutive year that WHRO has won multiple NETA Awards, showcasing the talent and hard work of our staff members.

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WHRO staff and guests had the privilege of hearing from journalist Hari Sreenivasan recently. During his visit he discussed the changes he has seen in journalism and the importance of local reporting.

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Local students walking the halls of their school now have a little piece of WHRO present with them.

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With the premiere of the new PBS show Boss: The Black Experience in Business coming up this week, we decided to ask local entrepreneurs about their journeys in business ownership.

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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

Let's Eat

Cooking Tips • Recipes from Area Chefs • Restaurant Reviews • Seasonal Delights Find out more

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