Programs A-Z

  • 1A aspires to be the most important daily conversation about the issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world. 1A...

  • The only live music and variety show aired nationwide today, A Prairie Home Companion® is a Saturday night staple for radio audiences everywhere. The show features a blend of musical performances, comedy, and collaborations that can't be heard...

  • A Way with Words is an upbeat and lively hour-long public radio show and podcast about language examined through history, culture, and family. Each week, hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers about slang, old...

  • Just as the new year approaches, so do new programs and opportunities for our viewers.  It is with great joy that WNIN announces the release date & time of our newest series Abbey Chat!  

    Join our hosts Megan Mortis, Jack...

  • Ella, Frank, Billie, Duke -- WFIU's Afterglow has them all. The weekly, one-hour program of vocal jazz and popular song from the Great American Songbook, hosted by Mark Chilla.

    Afterglow highlights the best of vocal jazz and popular song...

  • In-depth reporting transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear three and a half hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special -...

  • Critically acclaimed music show American Routes, hosted by Nick Spitzer, is a weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country...

  • Ask Me Another brings the lively spirit and healthy competition of your favorite trivia night right to your ears. With a rotating cast of funny people, puzzle writers and VIP guests, it features the wit of host Ophira Eisenberg, the...

  • Beat Latino celebrates in every hour a different facet of the extraordinary diversity of the Latin & Latino musical universe – from traditional, roots music to the most cutting-edge avant garde, Beat Latino shares the best of our music with...

  • Bringing you classical music for the overnight hours.

    With more than 49 years in classical radio in the Midwest, Classical Music Indy is a Peabody Award recipient for excellence in broadcasting.

  • Fresh Air with Terry Gross, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Each week, 5 million people listen to the show's intimate conversations broadcast on more...

  • A live production of NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening in the middle of the day, with timely, smart...

  • A conversation about life's unseen patterns. Hidden Brain helps curious people understand the world -- and themselves. Using science and storytelling, Hidden Brain reveals the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, the biases...

  •  A conversation with women changing the status quo. On Inflection Point, host Lauren Schiller talks with women who have risen to a challenge, stepped up to create change and are ready to tell their stories. Every episode offers experiences and...

  • 'It's been a minute' is another way of saying 'let's catch up.' 

    If you are exhausted by the news but can't seem to focus on anything else, this new weekly show with former NPR political reporter Sam Sanders will help. It's Been a Minute...

  • Every weekday for over three decades, NPR Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. Morning Edition<...

  • Night Lights, is a weekly one-hour jazz radio program hosted by David Brent Johnson, focusing on jazz from the 1945-1990 era—a timespan that, as Johnson notes, “weirdly parallels Miles Davis on record and the Cold War.”

    Covering...

  • Experience the variety and wonder of the pipe organ. Hosted by Michael Barone, Pipedreams has been a classical music staple on public radio for more than 30 years, and boasts a strong and loyal following. This two-hour program explores the...

  • This one-hour program block brings you two of National Public Radio's most popular podcasts back-to-back.

    Planet Money explains the economy with playful storytelling and Peabody award-winning deep dive, roll up your...

  • Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to another world. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

    The weekly show is hosted by Jad Abumrad (MacArthur Genius Grant winner...

  •  Nowhere in the country is the fan base for two top college basketball programs so divided by a river! The Ohio River separates the fanatical Indiana Hoosier fans to the north and passionate University of Kentucky fans to the south. 

  • It's brain fun, for curious people. Each Friday, host Ira Flatow focuses on news about science, technology, health and the environment bringing an educated, balanced and lively discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand. Panels of...

  • Hosted by Glynn Washington, winner of the Public Radio Talent Quest, Snap Judgment tells intriguing stories about extraordinary and defining events in people's lives. Its fast-paced, intimate storytelling dares you to see the world through...

  • A radio show about big ideas. Hosted by Guy Raz, the TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to think and create. Based on Talks given by riveting speakers on the...

  • The Song Show is a show about, uh, songs!  

    Produced and hosted by local Brick Briscoe, each episode has a theme, such as "songs about cities", "great breakup songs," or "songs that make you want to get out of dodge!"  Most episodes also...

  • American Public Media's The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, award-winning host Francis Lam leads...

  • The Trend is where we discuss ideas, challenge assumptions, and meet new people. Host Cass Herrington delves into issues that reflect and impact the place we live. Topics range from serious to light-hearted, always with the intent to discover,...

  • Each day, The Writer's Almanac features Garrison Keillor recounting the highlights of this day in history and reading a short poem or two.

  • Travel the world with Rick Steves, on WNIN!

    Each hour-long program brings a lively discussion by mixing interviews with guest travel experts, public call-ins with questions and comments, and music. Conversations include favorite travels...

  • Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's Peabody-award-winning weekly hour-long humorous quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out...

  • Weekend Edition features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. Every week listeners tune in to hear a unique blend of news, features and Sunday's regularly scheduled puzzle...

  • ¿Qué Pasa, Midwest? creates a sense of community for Midwestern Latinx who are missing an essential piece of their cultural identity. We do that by sharing their stories to create a sense of hope and alliance. We also foster education on...