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Emily Quirk

Production Manager

Emily has work for NPR member stations since 2007. Before joining the NHPR staff in 2012, she served as local host for All Things Considered as well as Director of Business and Foundation Support for KUSP, Santa Cruz, CA. While living in Santa Cruz, she also produced 2 weekly music programs Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (Free Radio Santa Cruz) and Taste of Honey (KUSP). 

In addition to writing/producing daily production elements for NHPR, she also fills in as back-up host for All Things Considered and The Folk Show.

Emily graduated from University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2004. She is an avid lover of soul music, is never sarcastic...and deeply appreciates well-constructed sandwiches, dry humor, and kimchi.

Chris Martin

Producer's note: Because of the global pandemic, Dave Anderson was not able to record this piece in NHPR's studio.  Instead, he recorded through the microphone in his phone, while sitting in his Hyundai during a rain shower.

Because that's how he rolls.

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On our final show, we're going to look ahead at what's next for New Hampshire in this tumultuous moment. We'll speak with guests who have a bird's eye view of the next conversations about racism in the state -  and what could be a looming housing crisis as this recession deepens.

This program airs on Wednesday, July 1, at 7 p.m.  

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In the penultimate broadcast of New Hampshire Calling, we've got one more question for you: tell us one thing you learned over the last three crazy months - one thing that you never knew before.  

This program airs on Tuesday, June 30, at 7 p.m. 

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There's been a lot going for the last few months...and we want to know how you're feeling. Are you optimistic about the future? Pessimistic? Or something else all together?

This program aired on Wednesday, June 24, at 7 p.m.

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Things are reopening in New Hampshire...but it doesn't really feel normal again. What does your "new normal" look like? We want to hear from you.

This program aired on Tuesday, June 23, at 7 p.m.

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Our music shows have been so popular we've decided to make it a regular Thursday thing. 

If you have a song request, get in touch! Leave us a voice message at (603) 513-7700, or email nhcalling@nhpr.org - just make sure to give us your name, your song request, and why you'd like us to play it.

This program aired on Thursday, May 21th at 7 p.m.

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For the most part, live music and theater productions are on hold.  So tonight, let's reminisce: what was the most memorable performance you've ever seen?

This program aired on Monday, May 18 at 7 p.m.

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Our music shows have been so popular we've decided to make it a regular Thursday thing. 

If you have a song request, get in touch! Leave us a voice message at (603) 513-7700, or email nhcalling@nhpr.org - just make sure to give us your name, your song request, and why you'd like us to play it.

This program airs on Thursday, May 14th at 7 p.m.

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What are the backyard wonders that have you wondering right now? 

This program aired on Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m.

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Are you staying active during this pandemic? Or...not so much? We want to hear from you either way.

Give us a call during the show or leave us a voice message at (603) 513-7700 - or email nhcalling@nhpr.org.

This program aired on Tuesday, May 12 at 7 p.m.

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Are you ready for New Hampshire to reopen right now? Whether you're gung-ho about newly reopened businesses or feeling like it's too soon, we want to hear from you. 

Give us a call during the show or leave us a voice message at (603) 513-7700 - or email nhcalling@nhpr.org.

This program airs on Monday, May 11 at 7 p.m.

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Our music shows have been so popular we've decided to make it a regular Thursday thing. 

If you have a song request, get in touch! Leave us a voice message at (603) 513-7700, or email nhcalling@nhpr.org - just make sure to give us your name, your song request, and why you'd like us to play it.

This program aired on Thursday, May 7, and featured Jeff Stern, of Portsmouth-- creator of Brockets.

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Are you a sports fan with no games or matches or scrums to watch right now? We want to hear from you.

This program aired on Wednesday, May 6th at 7 p.m.

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Where are you finding joy in these weird times we're living in? We want to hear from you.

This program will aired on Tuesday, May 5th at 7 p.m.

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Are you hoping with grief or loss? Are you worried about how you'll cope? We want to hear from you.

This program aired on Monday, May 4th at 7 p.m.

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Our music shows have been so popular we've decided to make it a regular Thursday thing. 

If you have a song request, get in touch! Leave us a voice message at (603) 513-7700, or email nhcalling@nhpr.org - just make sure to give us your name, your song request, and why you'd like us to play it.

This program aired on Thursday, April 30.

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What are you eating these days? Are you leaning on certain - um - comfort foods? 

This program aired on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 and featured Kathy Gunst, author of Rage Baking (with coauthor Katherine Alford). She is the award-winning Resident Chef for NPR's Here and Now, heard on over 550 public radio stations with over 5 million listeners.

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Social distancing is taking its toll on all of us. But the exact toll its taking on YOU probably has something to do with this question: Are you an introvert, or are you an extrovert?

Joining us on the show:

Susan Cain, author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Won't Stop Talking. Here's a link to her TED Talk from 2012.

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Are you an extrovert who's DYING for some human contact right now? Are you an introvert who's coping just fine...or not? We want to talk to you!

This program will air on Tuesday, April 27.

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While many people are either stuck at home or working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, some are still going to work.

Are you considered an "essential worker" right now? We want to talk to you. 

    This program aired on Monday, April 27.

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    Our music shows have been so popular we've decided to make it a regular Thursday thing. This week - your soul pandemic playlist.

    This program aired on Thursday, April 23.

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    We wanted to talk to you gardeners out there and find out how it's going. 

    This program aired on Wednesday, April 22.

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    Are you loving your solitude right now? Or desparately wishing for alone time? We want to talk to you.

    This program airs on Tuesday, April 21.

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    Are you getting a COVID-19 stimulus check? Have you already gotten paid? How are you planning to spend that money? Give us a call and let us know.

    This program aired on Monday, April 20.

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    One of the few upsides of the coronavirus pandemic? An opportunity to Netflix and chill...

    What TV shows or movies are you loving right now? Or just watching for a guilty pleasure? We want to hear about 'em!

    This program airs on Wednesday, April 15th. 

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    Small businesses are struggling right now...but people *are* trying to help. Are you a small business owner? Are you doing your best to support the businesses you love? We want to talk to you!

    This program aired on Tuesday, April 14th. 

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    How has your life been interrupted? This episode of New Hampshire Calling is all about what life events have you've had to cancel, reschedule or reinvent in the time of coronavirus.

    This program aired on Monday, April 13th. 

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    What's your pandemic playlist? This episode of New Hampshire Calling is all about the music that's getting us through these very strange times.

    This program aired on Thursday, April 9th. 

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    What are you reading right now? If you're a writer, what are you writing? NHPR's Peter Biello joins us to talk books in the time of coronavirus.

    This program aired on Wednesday, April 8th. 

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    Are there people in your family or community helping out in unique ways? We want to hear about that. Send us an email or give us a call during the show.

    This aired on Tuesday, April 7th. 

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