Inside NHPR: Station News & Events http://nhpr.org en A Conversation With NHPR's CEO Betsy Gardella http://nhpr.org/post/conversation-nhprs-ceo-betsy-gardella <p>NHPR President and CEO Betsy Gardella joins us to share the latest news about NHPR programming, funding and strategy. Betsy is also on the board of NPR, and talks about the challenges facing public radio, digital disruption, and why NPR's new CEO has her excited about the future of radio.</p><p><u style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Guest</strong></u></p><ul><li><strong>Betsy&nbsp;Gardella</strong>​ - President and CEO of NHPR. She serves on the National Public Radio Board of Directors, where she assists in setting the policies and overall priorities of NPR management.</li></ul> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:53:55 +0000 Laura Knoy 52426 at http://nhpr.org A Conversation With NHPR's CEO Betsy Gardella Exchange On The Road: North Country's Main Street Economies http://nhpr.org/post/exchange-road-north-countrys-main-street-economies <div>The North Country economy is ever-changing and evolving. Laura Knoy went to the source to discuss this topic at the <a href="http://bethlehemcolonialtheatre.org/" target="_blank">Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem</a>.</div><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><u>GUESTS:</u></strong></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:18:48 +0000 The Exchange 51740 at http://nhpr.org Exchange On The Road: North Country's Main Street Economies From The Archives: A Century of Babe Ruth http://nhpr.org/post/archives-century-babe-ruth <p>George Herman “Babe” Ruth made his major league debut this week 100 years ago (7/11/1914) with the Boston Red Sox. He had just 10 at-bats in 5 games that season, pitching four, and earning $2,500</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:30:52 +0000 Andrew Parrella 51592 at http://nhpr.org From The Archives: A Century of Babe Ruth From The Archives: America Hustles http://nhpr.org/post/archives-america-hustles <p>“Our country is a nation on the make,” according to historian Walter McDougall. He says we’re builders, dreamers, go-getters, inventers and organizers, so much so that "hustling" has become an indelible part of the American character and American history. He means it in all senses of the word, even going back as far as colonists's first arrival on American soil.</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:04:29 +0000 Andrew Parrella 51250 at http://nhpr.org From The Archives: America Hustles Summer Storms Disturb Radio Waves http://nhpr.org/post/summer-storms-disturb-radio-waves <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>On June 10, a listener in Danville, IL picked up 90 seconds of NHPR signal. A station’s radio wave “footprint”, or estimated range, is generally considered to extend only about as far as the eye can see from the point of the antenna, but Danville is just under a thousand miles away. It would take more than a good pair of binoculars to put Danville within range of sight; so how did this happen?</p><p>Amateur radio enthusiasts, known as “DXers”, describe what our listener caught a glimpse of as an “E-Skip”.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 18:49:14 +0000 Halina Loft 50776 at http://nhpr.org Summer Storms Disturb Radio Waves From the Archives: Digitizing http://nhpr.org/post/archives-digitizing <p>This arrived in the mail today.</p><p></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 19:59:58 +0000 Andrew Parrella 43931 at http://nhpr.org From the Archives: Digitizing Word Of Mouth Voted Best N.H. Radio Talk Show http://nhpr.org/post/word-mouth-voted-best-nh-radio-talk-show <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We are so proud to have been voted </span><a href="http://www.nhmagazine.com/July-2014/Best-of-NH-2014-Arts-and-Culture/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Best New Hampshire Radio Talk Show by the readers of <em>New Hampshire Magazine</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Six years after launching Word of Mouth, we still feel like upstarts and appreciate our listeners coming through. Thank you!&nbsp; It's pleasure to bring you stories that spark curiosity and wonder about the world around us, and will continue spreading interesting information the best way we know how: through Word of Mouth.</span></p><p>And not only was Word of Mouth voted Best New Hampshire Radio Talk Show, but NHPR was voted <a href="http://www.nhmagazine.com/July-2014/Best-of-NH-2014-Arts-and-Culture/">B</a><a href="http://www.nhmagazine.com/July-2014/Best-of-NH-2014-Arts-and-Culture/">est</a> FM Radio Station!</p><p>With all that in mind, here is a look back at some of your favorite Word of Mouth stories from the past year.</p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:39:34 +0000 Word of Mouth 50896 at http://nhpr.org Word Of Mouth Voted Best N.H. Radio Talk Show New Translator In Holderness Brings NHPR To Squam Lakes Region http://nhpr.org/post/new-translator-holderness-brings-nhpr-squam-lakes-region <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">NHPR is pleased to announce that as of approximately 3 P.M. on June 11, we began broadcasting from our new translator in </span>Holderness<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, New Hampshire. Residents in the towns of </span>Holderness<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Ashland, Center Harbor, Sandwich, and Meredith can now tune in to </span>NHPR<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at 96.5 on their FM dials.</span></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:46:45 +0000 NHPR Staff 50895 at http://nhpr.org New Translator In Holderness Brings NHPR To Squam Lakes Region July Brings Program Changes To NHPR http://nhpr.org/post/july-brings-program-changes-nhpr <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">July brings a number of changes to the </span>NHPR<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><a href="http://nhpr.org/schedule" style="line-height: 1.5;">program schedule</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, as we add a few new programs to the weekend mix…and give you another chance to enjoy some of your weekend favorites throughout the week!</span></p><p><strong><em>Wits</em></strong><strong>—Saturdays at 8:00PM</strong></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:09:56 +0000 Michael Rathke 50322 at http://nhpr.org July Brings Program Changes To NHPR Make A Pledge & Get Tickets: Mike Birbiglia At The Casino Ballroom http://nhpr.org/post/make-pledge-get-tickets-mike-birbiglia-casino-ballroom <p>When you contribute $120 you can receive two tickets to see comedian Mike Birbiglia at the <a href="http://www.casinoballroom.com/index.php">Casino Ballroom</a> at Hampton Beach, NH on Sunday, July 20th.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 13:02:54 +0000 Beth Szelog 50420 at http://nhpr.org Make A Pledge & Get Tickets: Mike Birbiglia At The Casino Ballroom Bushwhacking For Sound: An Intern's Tale http://nhpr.org/post/bushwhacking-sound-interns-tale <p><em>As an intern at NHPR, I get the chance to see how radio stories are made up close. Here’s what happened when NHPR’s Environment reporter invited me for a ride-along to help him do a little reporting about an event called BioBLITZ. - Austin</em></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:09:24 +0000 Austin Cowan 50145 at http://nhpr.org Bushwhacking For Sound: An Intern's Tale Map: Ice Cream Stands In New Hampshire http://nhpr.org/post/map-ice-cream-stands-new-hampshire <p>For Sean Hurley's <strong><a href="http://nhpr.org/post/foodstuffs-new-hampshire-ice-cream-trail">Foodstuffs story </a></strong>on New Hampshire's Ice Cream trail, we asked our listeners and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/nhpublicradio">Facebook fans</a> to submit their favorite ice cream stands in New Hampshire. Here's the map that resulted, and it's not too late to add to it! <a href="mailto:comments@nhpr.org?subject=My%20Favorite%20New%20Hampshire%20Ice%20Cream%20Stand">Email us</a> your picks, and we'll put them in the map.</p><p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:31:58 +0000 NHPR Staff 50125 at http://nhpr.org Map: Ice Cream Stands In New Hampshire From The Archives: World Cup 1950 http://nhpr.org/post/archives-world-cup-1950 <p>If you have World Cup fever, you’ll know Brazil and Croatia kick off the tournament Thursday. Even if you don’t have the fever; even if the <a href="http://nhpr.org/post/us-soccer-star-landon-donovan-fails-make-world-cup-cut" target="_blank">brouhaha over Landon Donovan</a> last month didn’t register; even if you have only the faintest understanding of who <a href="http://nhpr.org/post/david-beckham-retires-soccer-ending-storied-career" target="_blank">David Beckham</a> is; you know that the U.S. has never been a favorite in the sport of international soccer.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Andrew Parrella 49907 at http://nhpr.org From The Archives: World Cup 1950 Check Out NHPR's Blogs http://nhpr.org/post/check-out-nhprs-blogs <p>We're making NHPR's digital content easier to find and share. From news and information, to music, food, culture, and archival stories, NHPR's blogs are ever-expanding.</p><p>Do you have a great idea for a blog topic? Interested in becoming a contributor? <a href="mailto:rlavoie@nhpr.org?subject=Blog%20idea%20for%20NHPR&amp;body=Please%20include%20your%20name%20and%20how%20to%20best%20get%20in%20touch%20with%20you."><strong>Click here</strong></a> to drop us a line!</p><p><strong>NHPR Blogs:</strong></p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 12:15:23 +0000 NHPR Staff 50037 at http://nhpr.org Check Out NHPR's Blogs From The Archive: MLK Day Finally Becomes A Holiday In N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/archive-mlk-day-finally-becomes-holiday-nh <p>On a Monday morning the weather more closely resembled Martin Luther King Jr’s hometown of Atlanta, than it did downtown Concord. But the heat and humidity didn’t discourage those who had gathered at the statehouse for the historic bill signing.</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 18:12:32 +0000 Andrew Parrella 49750 at http://nhpr.org From The Archive: MLK Day Finally Becomes A Holiday In N.H.