Barbara Hamm Lee

Barbara Hamm Lee has served as WHRO’s Chief Community Engagement Officer since January, 2008. She is responsible for local television productions and programming. She is the executive producer and host of Another View, a program that examines issues of particular interest to the African-American community in Hampton Roads, and airs on WHRO-TV 15/digital 15.1. She also serves as back-up host for HearSay, the award-winning noon talk show heard on 89.5WHRV-FM.

Barbara is very active in the community, currently serving as a board member for the Hermitage Museum and Samaritan House. She was appointed by Governor Kaine to the Virginia Fire Services Board (2007-2009); and is a former board member of Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Virginia, Youth Entertainment Studios and the Governor’s School for the Arts Foundation. Barbara was named a “Woman of Distinction” by the YWCA in 2010.

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