WHUP is holding our annual Fall Fund-A-Thon from Monday, October 24 through Sunday, October 30, and we’re looking to the many people who appreciate our eclectic mix of locally produced music and news shows to help see us through the end of this year and into 2023. It’s also our seventh birthday, so please help […]
WHUP to Honor the Legacy of Legendary Radio DJ Charlie Brown
The radio world lost a giant among broadcasters on October 8 when Charlie Brown passed away at his home in Hillsborough with his wife of more than 50 years, Sue, by his side. Charlie was a revered member of the volunteer staff at WHUP where he hosted The Charlie Brown Show for almost seven years, […]
Join us (in person) on Friday, 10/7 for Big WHUP Bingo Night!
WHUP invites everyone in driving distance to come out on Friday, Oct 7 for our first live in-person public event in three years, Big WHUP Bingo Night! In addition to classic bingo with celebrity callers and more than 30 prizes donated by your favorite local businesses, the festivities will include a cake walk and cake […]
Support WHUP During Our Spring Fund-a-Thon!
WHUP is holding its annual on-air spring fundraiser from Monday, May 2 through Sunday, May 8. Please help us celebrate by making a donation today! The goal for the Fund-a-Thon is to raise $10,000 to cover new equipment costs and operating expenses through the end of the year. Unlike many businesses and non-profits, WHUP did […]
WHUP Adds All-Star to Board
WHUP is pleased to announce that Hillsborough resident Wendy Padilla has joined the board of Hillsborough Community Media, the parent non-profit that holds WHUP’s broadcast license. Wendy has experience in the non-prof sector as founder and President of Sunflower Turning, an organization that directly addresses food insecurity within local communities in the Triangle by teaching […]
Support WHUP During Our Fall Fund-a-Thon
The Triangle’s premier community radio station will hold its annual on-air fall fundraiser from Monday, October 25 through Sunday, October 31. Re-dubbed the Fall Fund-a-Thon, the event will include special live music sessions by Asheville’s Anya Hinkle and others as well as guest DJ sets put together by some of the area’s most prominent musicians […]
Donate to Our Spring Fundraiser This Week to Support WHUP and Orange County Musicians
Last fall WHUP made the unprecedented decision to share the revenue from our on-air fundraiser with Orange County musicians who were struggling to make ends meet during the pandemic. With the generous support of our friends and fans, the WHUP 50/50 Event generated more than $4,000 for our local musicians plus helped keep WHUP solvent […]
New WHUP Swag Hits the Streets
Everyone loves the internationally renowned WHUP logo, which until now has only been available to show off at home on our limited edition T-shirts. Though WHUP has not gotten into the swag business in an aggressive way, we’ve now expanded our lineup of cool stuff with a new T, a weather-resistant die-cut logo sticker and […]