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Among its many broadcast services, WHRO Public Media has been providing radio reading programs for the blind and visually impaired for more than 40 years.

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Fans of Sanditon—and anyone who loves a good rom-com—prepare to be swept away by a "fearfully romantic" tale of young love in Tom Jones, inspired by the classic Henry Fielding novel, beginning Sunday, April 30, on WHRO TV 15.

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Looking to watch your favorite WHRO TV 15 shows on the go? WHRO Public Media fans now have another way to watch local content along with beloved PBS programs.

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Monday, May 1,  2023, 7:00 p.m. on WHRO TV 15 

The Christopher Newport University Wason Center for Civic Leadership presents Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger (D), and former Virginia Attorney General State Supreme Court Justice Bill Mims (R), in a moderated discussion on public service and civility in politics.

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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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