Programs A-Z

  • A Prairie Home Companion presents original comedy sketches performed by Garrison Keillor and cast.  Music by guests like singer Greg Brown, blues singer Kelly Hunt, bluegrass award...

  • Since its debut in 1971, All Things Considered has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world.  Every...

  • American Routes is produced in New Orleans, and presents a broad range of American music:  blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and...

  • 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...

  • The BBC World Service is the globe's most comprehensive source for news.  No other news source has a network of international correspondents, reporters and producers to rival BBC.  When...

  • WNIU is the only full-time, 24-hour-a-day, commercial-free classical music radio station in Northern Illinois.  And it's all made possible with your support.  Thank you.

  • Encore on WNIU is an occasional series which airs on select Monday evenings at 7:00 p.m.

    Host, Eric Hradecky is pleased to present the 2016-2017 season of

  • Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.  Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview...

  • Get your weekend off to a rousing start when you join host Harold Brown for a three-hour mix of the best traditional and contemporary blues.

  • WNIJ's midday news magazine keeps you up-to-date with the news between Morning Edition and All Things ConsideredHere & Now combines the best in news journalism with...

  • Living on Earth is the weekly environmental news and information program with news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues.

  • Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine of business and economics news "for the rest of us."  The Marketplace Morning Report (Monday through Friday at 6:50am and 8:50am) brings...

  • Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's Morning Edition.  NPR's Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep, along with WNIJ's Dan Klefstad, bring the day's stories and news...

  • In each On Being program, host Krista Tippett engages listeners across the spectrum of belief and non-belief in conversation about life's deepest questions.  From autism to the ethics of torture,...

  • Hosted by veteran journalists Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield, On The Media decodes what we hear, read, and see in the...

  • An award-winning weekly sports magazine, Only A Game is radio for the serious sports fan and the steadfast sports avoider.  Only A Game puts sports in perspective with intelligent...

  • Radiolab is an experiential investigation that explores themes and ideas through a patchwork of people, sounds, and stories. In each episode, Radiolab experiments with sound and style...

  • Reveal. There's more to the story...and you can hear about it every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. Join host Al Letson as we explore government fraud and waste of taxpayer funds, human rights violations,...

  • WNIJ is your station for in-depth news and intelligent talk. But we know how to have a little fun, too. Join David Rosik from 1 to 4 each Saturday afternoon for three hours of music that gave birth to rock-n-roll.

  • Science Friday is your trusted source for news and entertaining stories about science. It started as a radio show, created in 1991 by host and executive producer Ira Flatow.

  • Sessions From Studio A is a new, local program dedicated to showcasing regional and touring musicians,  featuring  performances recorded in our very own Studio A in DeKalb.

    The program presents genres of music ranging from folk...

  • Take two nationally respected rock critics, the latest music news, personal commentary, and exclusive interviews and performances, add a huge pile of records old and new, and the result is Sound...

  • Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it.  Some of the greatest hits of the baroque include Antonio...

  • For more than 30 years, The Diane Rehm Show has offered listeners thoughtful and lively conversations on an array of topics with many of the most distinguished people of our times.  The first...

  • The Metropolitan Opera’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical music program in radio history.

  • The Moth Radio Hour is renowned for the great range of human experience it showcases. Each show starts with a theme, and the storytellers explore it, often in unexpected ways.

    Since each...

  • Hosted by John Hockenberry, The Takeaway features unique conversations about topics of the day with both newsmakers and diverse...

  • TED Radio Hour with host Guy Raz uses TED Talks as a launching point to explore the best ideas in technology, entertainment, design and much...

  • Ira Glass is the host of This American Life, a program which documents everyday life in this country. He and his staff present stories that are like movies for radio. There are people in...

  • For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR. ...

  • In 1977, ATC expanded to seven days a week with a one-hour show on Saturdays and Sundays. Arun Rath hosts on...

  • Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details...

  • On Sundays, Weekend Edition combines the news with colorful arts and human-interest features, appealing to the curious and eclectic.  With a nod to traditional Sunday...

  • World Cafe is the premier public radio showcase for contemporary music, serving up an eclectic blend that includes blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country.  Host David Dye...