Programs A-Z

  • Host Joshua Johnson leads deep conversations on 1A, about the thorniest issues of our times and delivers them with insight, intimacy and personality, always positioning himself as a strong advocate for listeners....

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • With host John Diliberto, Echoes brings together a wide array of styles, from acoustic to electronic, jazz to space music, the avant-garde to rock.

  • 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...

  • An hour-long discussion with the people most informed about the political, social and cultural issues affecting the State of Illinois with host Niala Boodhoo. Listen to The 21st each weekday at...

  • 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...

  • 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 Talia...