National radio host speaks at WHQR luncheon in Wilmington


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Local radio station WHQR held a fundraising luncheon Friday. They brought in a well-known national radio host as the featured speaker.

Joshua Johnson hosts NPR’s 1A radio show, which airs every weekday from 10 a.m. to noon on WHQR.

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Johnson’s show discusses politics, technology, pop culture and more. In the past, he hosted a series called Truth Be Told which dealt with race issues in our country.

Johnson also shared stories about his life and his journey to NPR. The luncheon took place at the Hotel Ballast in downtown Wilmington.