FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 4, 2009
Contact: Bobbie Fisher, Corporate Communications, 757.889.9107
DANNY EPPERSON JOINS WHRO STAFF
Local broadcast veteran to produce HearSay, What Matters
Norfolk: Public radio and television broadcaster WHRO has announced that Danny Epperson has joined its staff. Epperson will join Tayla Burney in producing duties for the daily call-in radio program HearSay with Cathy Lewis (WHRV 89.5FM, M-F 12noon), and will produce the Friday night public affairs television show What Matters (WHRO TV15/15.1HD, 8:30 and 10:30pm), also hosted by Lewis.
A graduate of Christopher Newport University, Epperson holds a degree in business management, with a minor concentration in broadcasting, English and theatre arts. He is a former News Producer for local television station WAVY, where he produced newscasts and special programming; and also booked and interviewed celebrities live in-studio and via satellite. Prior to WAVY, he was employed by WTKR, where he produced a morning news program and other newscasts; and also booked and conducted in-studio and satellite interviews.
Epperson is the recipient of two regional Emmy awards for outstanding programming achievement. He is a native of Suffolk.