People

  • News Producer

    Rachel is a student in UNCW's MPA program, pursuing a concentration in Urban and Regional Policy and Planning. Before starting her degree in Wilmington, she received a Master's of Education and two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science...

  • Director of Finance and Administration

    Barbara J. Bush was born and raised in Wilmington, NC. She attended St. Mary's College in Raleigh, NC, and finished her college career with a degree in English from UNC-Chapel Hill. Later, she went back to school and became a Certified Public...

  • Broadcast and Digital Marketing Producer

    Bryan grew up in Rocky Mount NC and then moved to Wilmington in 1993 to attend UNCW. After graduating with a degree in marketing in 1997, Bryan started working at WHQR in the Development Department. He worked on the on-air pledge drives,...

  • Chair of the Interim Advisory Committee

    Doc Jarden is an independent television producer and writer whose work has appeared on PBS, CBS, The History Channel, Discovery, and elsewhere.  Prior to moving to Wilmington from New York City in 2000, he served as VP and head...

  • Operations Manager; Host, Midday Café, Smooth Landings, Soup to Nuts, All Things Considered

    George Scheibner is WHQR's Production Manager. You hear his voice on-air a lot because he works extensively on the AudioVault hard-drive automation system which programs WHQR in the nighttime hours and on weekends. (No, he is not really at the...

  • Reporter, WHQR News

    Hannah joined WHQR shortly after graduating Ithaca College, where she studied journalism and served as News Director at her college radio station, WICB. Along with her unconditional love for public radio and nonfiction storytelling, she loves...

  • Underwriting Representative

    A native North Carolinian and Wake Forest graduate, Jeff has lived in Wilmington since 1990.  He is married to Ellison and together they have a son and daughter. 

    Jeff started his career in banking then entered the commercial printing...

  • Host, Morning Edition/Technical Director, CoastLine

    A native of Bloomington, Indiana, Ken is new to Wilmington and WHQR. Ken hosts Morning Edition and is the technical director for WHQR’s new weekly talk show, CoastLine.

    Ken spent the first 24 years of his radio career...

  • IT Specialist/Operations/On-air Staff Producer & Host, Front Street Blues

    A Wilmington resident since 1993, Lan began his tenure as on-air host for WHQR’s Front Street Blues in 2003, later adding operations and information technology to his duties, as well as logistical support for the long-running music...

  • Development Director/Cinematique Coordinator

    Mary Bradley moved to Wilmington from Los Angeles, CA in May 2007 with her husband Frank and twin baby daughters, Maggie and Kate. In California, Mary had been Drive Director, Fringe Benefits Director and Member Clubs Director for public radio...

  • Music Director; Host, Classical Music

    Pat got started in public radio in 1960, becoming General Manager for his university station. And public radio stays in the blood. He worked in radio on and off during his long career as a GE executive. A California native, Pat commuted to...

  • News Director, All Things Considered Host, CoastLine Host & Producer

    Rachel Lewis Hilburn moved to Wilmington from Los Angeles, where she worked as a financial advisor for Morgan Stanley.  After joining the local ABC-TV affiliate in Wilmington, she wrote and produced local TV newscasts, a 30-minute special...

  • REPORTER, WHQR NEWS

    Vince Winkel joined the WHQR news team in March, 2017. He had previously been covering business and economics for the Greater Wilmington Business Journal.

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    Vince began his career in public...