Public Radio Celebrates 25 Years in New Hampshire
Oct 11, 2006 12:10 PM
Concord, NH - Oct 2, 2006 - New Hampshire Public Radio signed on the air 25 years ago. Now with more than 21 news staffers and 10 regional transmitters, NHPR will celebrate is silver anniversary on Oct. 11 at the future site of its new 20,000 square foot studio at 2 Pillsbury Street in Concord.
NHPR serves more than 140,000 listeners each week through a network of nine stations and transmitters. In August 1981, NHPR began broadcasting in the Concord-Manchester area as Granite State Public Radio. In 1981, the station had 500 members; today NHPR has more than 13,000. NHPR offers newscasts and feature reports on local and statewide news to New Hampshire, as well as two daily interview programs, The Exchange and The Front Porch.
NHPR broadcasts in Concord and Manchester at 89.1 FM, in Nashua at 88.3 FM, in Dover at 104.3 FM, in Hanover and Littleton at 91.3 FM, in Keene at 90.7 FM, in Berlin at 107.1 FM, in Jackson at 99.5 FM, in Portsmouth at 103.9 FM, in Plymouth at 97.3 FM and online at nhpr.org.