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WHQR News named the outstanding radio news operation in the Carolinas


WHQR News is proud to have been named by The Radio Television Digital News Association of the Carolinas as the outstanding radio news operation in the Carolinas for the year 2020. 

For more information about the award, and a compilation of our news coverage that earned the recognition, click here

WHQR also earned honors in a number of other categories. Click on the links below to read the stories behind those awards. 

Sports Special: First Place CoastLine: Lenny Simpson On The Power of Love, Althea Gibson, And Arthur Ashe, Rachel Lewis Hilburn

General News: Second Place - Brown Pelicans Face Threats from Sea Level Rise, Rachel Lewis Hilburn

Light Feature: Second Place Neighborhood Talent Show Brings Wilmingtonians Together, Rachel Lewis Hilburn

Radio Reporter of the Year: Second Place - Vince Winkel