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On Saturday, May 6, King Charles III will be crowned monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Watch all of the festivities on WHRO TV 15.

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Every May we take extra time to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month by shining a light on AAPI experiences, filmmakers, musicians and other artists. Check out this year's round-up of exciting programs—including some learning resources for your kids!

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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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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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