Programs A-Z

  • Every day, host Joshua Johnson convenes a conversation about the most important issues of our time.

    With a name inspired by the First Amendment, 1A explores important issues such as policy, politics, technology, and what connects us...

  • NPR's flagship evening newsmagazine delivers in-depth reporting and transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world.

    Every weekday, hosts Audie Cornish, Ari Shapiro, Ailsa Chang and Mary Louise Kelly present...

  • Ask Me Another is the rambunctious live show from NPR and WNYC that blends brainteasers, pub trivia, comedy and music into an hour of mind-bending fun. Host Ophira Eisenberg invites guests and listeners alike to stretch their noggins,...

  • From the world's leading international broadcaster comes the BBC Newshour, a complimentary program to the BBC World Service nightly broadcasts.

  • News from around the world from the BBC.

  • In KMUW’s commentary and podcast, Cooking with Fire, All Things Barbecue’s Josh Cary and Chef Tom Jackson take on a global exploration of barbecue.

  • Crossroads is KMUW’s contemporary blues and soul show. Hosted by Chris Heim, the program highlights blues, R&B and soul from the post-war era to the present, from classic recordings to new releases, and from mainstream sounds to a diverse...

  • eTown is an exciting weekly radio show that’s been on the air from coast to coast for 21 years. Unlike any other program, eTown mixes live music from top performers in a wide variety of styles with conversation and information about our...

  • Fresh Air from WHYY, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Hosted by Terry Gross, the show features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.

  • Join us weeknights at 7:00 p.m. for a musical adventure with Global Village. From classic recordings to the latest new releases, from right around the corner to halfway around the world, host Chris Heim presents a wide range of world...

  • Here! Now! In the moment! Paddling in the middle of a fast moving stream of news and information.

    Robin Young
    Host

    Robin Young is the award-winning host of Here & Now, produced by WBUR in Boston....

  • Invisibilia is Latin for "invisible things." The program explores the unseen forces that shape human behavior -- things like ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions -- interweaving narrative storytelling with scientific research that will...

  • Latino USA is a weekly one-hour program that for 25 years has provided a platform for Latino voices and perspectives in the radio news landscape.

    Hosted by the award-winning journalist, news anchor and author Maria Hinojosa, the program...

  • "Live From Here with Chris Thile" features great musical guests and entertainment to keep you company each Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. Thile offers humor and insight to help you escape and celebrate the everyday worries of life. Tune...

  • Marginalia is an on-air commentary and podcast hosted by KMUW's Beth Golay. Episodes feature author interviews, editorial commentary and other marginalia to enhance the reading experience.

    Several of Beth's interviews are included each...

  • Marketplace, hosted by Kai Ryssdal, is the only daily business news program originating in Los Angeles. The 30-minute program, with a reporting style that is lively and unexpected, airs weekday evenings on public radio stations across the...

  • Hosted by Steve Inskeep, David Greene, Rachel Martin and Noel King, Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday.

    For more than three decades, NPR's Morning...

  • Musical Space is a look at all things music, by KMUW Music Commentator Mark Foley. Mark is Principal Double Bass of the Wichita Symphony Orchestra and Professor of Double Bass and head of Jazz Studies at Wichita State University.

    He has...

  • From its bloody free-state beginnings to present-day, red-state conservatism, we ask: How did Kansas get here?

    My Fellow Kansans explores one of the most pivotal chapters in the state’s history — its hard turn to the right over the past...

  • Lu Anne Stephens brings you recordings of the best acoustic performers in local venues.

  • Monday through Thursday nights, it’s the best in jazz on Night Train, hosted by KMUW’s Chris Heim. From classic artists and recordings to today’s emerging artists and most intriguing new releases - along with specials, in-depth features, jazz...

  • On Being is a Peabody Award-winning public radio conversation and podcast, a Webby Award-winning website and online exploration, a publisher and public event convener. On Being opens up the animating questions at the center of...

  • 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 allowing science to fuse with...

  • Reveal. There's more to the story...

    Reveal is the Peabody Award-winning investigative journalism program for public radio.

    We’ve heard the news, but we want to know what really happened.

    That’s what Reveal is all about:...

  • Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, broadcast live over public radio station nationwide.

    Each week, they focus on science topics that are in the news and try to bring an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific...

  • Snap Judgment is the smoking-hot new show from NPR. Winner of the Public Radio Talent Quest, Glynn Washington delivers a raw, musical brand of storytelling, daring listeners to see the world through the eyes of another.

    Find out more at...

  • Soulsations takes listeners on an engaging musical journey of R&B and Gospel music.

    You’ll hear the sounds of Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly, dubbed the best kept secret in the industry, musical innovators Stevie Wonder and Marvin...

  • Straight No Chaser features mostly instrumental jazz, from early music to recent recordings.

    Also listen for the record labels, names of all the musicians involved, and when the recording was made.

    Listen to the most recent...

  • Strange Currency airs six nights a week on KMUW, bringing you new releases, old favorites and forgotten classics. We spotlight local and regional acts, including guests on Currency Exchange, our live in-the-studio program...

  • 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 TED Talks given by riveting speakers on the world‐renowned TED stage, each show is...

  • The Best of Car Talk is a humorous weekly call-in show about vehicle maintenance and repair, broadcast on NPR stations throughout the United States and elsewhere. 

    The hosts of The Best of Car Talk...

  • The Moth Radio Hour is a weekly series featuring true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. Each Moth Radio Hour mixes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant tales that captivate, surprise,...

  • The Politics Show from NPR is the definitive guide to the 2018 midterms -- a one-hour roundtable discussion airing for nine weeks that presents a deep dive on the major races, themes, and issues defining these historic elections. Featuring the...

  • In 1994, acclaimed food writer and cooking teacher Lynne Rossetto Kasper was receiving accolades for her debut book, The Splendid Table, which at that time was the only book to have won both the James Beard and Julia Child Cookbook of the Year...

  • The Takeaway is a weekday news program that features unique conversations about topics of the day with both newsmakers and diverse voices. The program invites listeners to learn more and become part of the American conversation both on-air and...

  • This American Life is a weekly public radio show hosted by Ira Glass and broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 1.8 million listeners. It is produced by Chicago Public Media, distributed by Public Radio International, and has won all of...

  • 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.

    During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what...

  • NPR's flagship evening newsmagazine delivers in-depth reporting and transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world.

    A one-hour edition of the program runs on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Michel Martin. The...

  • Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour weekend morning newsmagazine covers hard...

  • Weekend Edition Sunday with host Lulu Garcia-Navarro combines the news with colorful arts and human-interest features, appealing to the curious and eclectic. The show features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians,...

  • From KMUW Studios, You're Saying It Wrong is a podcast that looks at what we get wrong--and what we sometimes get right--when it comes to this English language. Hosted by KMUW's Fletcher Powell, each episode features a conversation with the...