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For Consideration - Outstanding News Operation - WHQR

Vince Winkel

It’s been a very busy year in the Cape Fear Region, and for WHQR Public Radio.

This 19-minute audio compilation highlights the news coverage of WHQR.

WHQR News is News Director/CoastLine Host Rachel Lewis Hilburn, Staff Reporter Vince Winkel, and part-time CoastLine Producer/Reporter Rachel Keith.

Included are examples of 2018 election coverage, Hurricane Florence, challenges of journalism, GenX & PFAS contamination, offshore drilling & seismic testing, opioid addition & treatment, immigration & ICE, and public education.

Also racism & education, infrastructure & growth, development, health of fishing industry, economic impact of tariffs.