Inside NHPR: Station News & Events

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This blog features news and updates about NHPR events, staff, and fund drives. Also, a behind-the-scenes view of life at NHPR!

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This spring you will have the opportunity to meet some of the faces behind the mic, and visit the places where many of your favorite public radio programs are created.

May 3-5, 2012 - Limited to 30 participants - an exclusive tour by NHPR

Map: USDA

A roundup of the top-ten most-read stories on nhpr.org and the StateImpact - NH website.

1) Word of Mouth: America's Funeral Industry Sees New Life - With demand for cremation, secular services, and environmentally friendly burials rising, funeral directors are adapting what could be called new end-of-lifestyle choices.

photo credit: Carl Flatow

May 1, 2012   6:00pm
Strafford Room, Memorial Union Building

University of New Hampshire, Durham NH

Veteran NPR science correspondent and award-winning journalist Ira Flatow, host of Science Friday, is coming to Durham, NH. He’ll be interviewed on stage by NHPR’s All Things Considered host Brady Carlson and will take questions from the audience.

To be held  April 18, 2012     9:30-11:30 a.m.   

 

All meetings are located here unless otherwise specified:

Riverstone Conference Room
2 Pillsbury St, 6th Floor,
Concord, NH

photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdalton/6514289385/in/photostream/">notladj </a> via flickr / creative commons

Kate McNally hosts Suzanne Vega at the Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction, Vermont.

February 17th | Tupelo Music Hall

Brady Carlson, NHPR's host of All Things Considered and digital host, is recognized as a Union Leader 40 under Forty 2012 honoree, joining the ranks of an annually selected class of up-and-coming New Hampshire residents.

A roundup of the top-ten most-read stories on nhpr.org and the StateImpact - NH website.

 

1) Word of Mouth: Return of the Darkroom - The mass market for film has dwindled in the digital age, but renewed interest in the tangible, nostalgic qualities of old formats may keep shutterbugs snapping film for years to come. 

April 18, 2012     9:30-11:30          

May 16, 2012      9:30-11:30          

June 20, 2012     9:30-11:30     

All meetings are located here unless otherwise specified:

Riverstone Conference Room
2 Pillsbury St, 6th Floor,
Concord, NH

   

screenshot provided by Jeanne Timmons

On Monday, Jan 23, Stephen Colbert of  The Colbert Report produced a segment on the "blip" of votes received by Herman Cain in the South Carolina primary.

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NHPR brings you live coverage via NPR as President Obama delivers his State of the Union address tonight, January 24 at 9 p.m. EST.

NPR's Melissa Block will host this live coverage. She'll be joined in-studio by NPR National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson.

Facing into an election year, the President is expected to continue pushing Congress on his economic agenda. The GOP response will be given by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels.

Tune-in to NHPR and nhpr.org tonight at 9 p.m.

 

A roundup of the top-ten most-read stories on nhpr.org and the StateImpact - NH website.

1) North Country: As Purchase Falls Through, Groveton Paper Plant Eyed for Demolition - A deal to bring the closed Groveton paper mill in the North Country back to life has fallen through raising the possibility it will be demolished.

The Colebrook translator is currently off the air due to an equipment failure. Surrounding communities can find us at 90.3 FM or listen online.

 

A roundup of the top-ten most-read stories on nhpr.org and the StateImpact - NH website.

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On Tuesday January 3, NHPR will be airing special coverage from the Iowa caucus. Listen on-air and online.

8 - 9 p.m.

Iowa Public Radio >> IPR

9 - 11 p.m.  

NPR Live Coverage: Iowa caucus hosted by Robert Siegel>> NPR

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Talk of the Nation takes Ken Rudin and the program's signature Political Junkie segment on the road.  And one of their stops is New Hampshire Public Radio in Concord.

<a href="https://secure.flickr.com/photos/marcn/6544337391/in/set-72157628499845889/" target="blank">Marc Nozell</a> via Flickr/Creative Commons

Yesterday on All Things Considered a read a story about the Lesser Known Candidates forum at Saint Anselm College, which hosted a number of candidates who are on the New Hampshire presidential primary ballot but not on the national political radar. This was shortly after I made my usual mention of how NHPR's All Things Considered is now on Facebook and Twitter.

Kate hosts Martin Sexton at the Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction, Vermont.

A roundup of the top-ten most-visited stories on NHPR.org and StateImpact - New Hampshire.

NHPR held drawings for those who pledged during the 2012 Winter Fund Drive.

$500 Apple Gift Card:

Stephen & Julie Simons of Hollis, NH

Trip for two to see Wait Wait... don't tell me! live in Chicago:

G. Stephen and Dorothy Kelsey

 

Thank you for supporting New Hampshire Public Radio!

A roundup of the top-ten most-read stories on nhpr.org and the StateImpact - NH website.

The winner of the Kindle Fire and $200 Amazon gift card is:

Margaret Seymour of Littleton, NH

and, the iPad 2:

Cara Kaupp of Bedford, NH

Thanks to all who have supported NHPR during the Winter Drive!

 

A roundup of the top-ten most-visited stories on NHPR.org and StateImpact - New Hampshire.

7:30 pm | The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH

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A round-up of the top ten most visited stories on NHPR.org and StateImpact - New Hampshire.

A round-up of the top ten most visited stories on NHPR.org and StateImpact - New Hampshire.

A round-up of the top ten most visited stories on NHPR.org and StateImpact - New Hampshire.

Emergency Alert System Nationwide Test

On Wednesday, November 9, FEMA and the FCC will conduct the first ever national test of the Emergency Alert System.

A round-up of the top ten most visited stories on NHPR.org and StateImpact - New Hampshire.

Welcome to NHPR.org's new website, with a new look, improved performance and new features.

After we complete the transition on Nov. 21, all NHPR news, information and programming will be available on this new website.

Please direct additional questions to webmaster@nhpr.org

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