WKSU is Kent State University’s award-winning NPR News and Classical Music public radio station. Serving more than 20 Ohio counties and parts of Western Pennsylvania, 89.7 WKSU operates from the station’s broadcast center in Kent and via repeater stations at 89.1 WKSV in Thompson, 89.3 WKRW in Wooster, 91.5 WKRJ in New Philadelphia, 90.7 WNRK in Norwalk, and via translator station 95.7 in Ashland.
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WKSU brings you world and national news from NPR through programs including Morning Edition
and All Things Considered;
regional news reports from our award-winning news staff; entertainment programs like Car Talk, A Prairie Home Companion
with Garrison Keillor, and This American Life
—as well as the best in classical and folk music.
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WKSU programming can be streamed live via this web site. An affiliate of National Public Radio (NPR)
and Public Radio International (PRI)
, WKSU is a service of Kent State University.
Find out more
by reading our Mission Statement, Vision Statement, Guiding Principles, and Core Values.
1613 East Summit Street
Kent, Ohio 44242
FAX: (330) 672–4107
|Mailing Address for membership payments:
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242–0001
You may reach us via e-mail at
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Interested In Volunteering At WKSU? We’d Love To Have You Join Us!
More than 150 WKSU listeners support 89.7 by contributing time and energy to the station. It’s a great way to show your support of WKSU and to meet other people from Northeast Ohio who share your interests.
To become a WKSU volunteer, just complete our volunteer form
. We’ll take it from there.
If you have any questions about volunteering at WKSU, please e-mail our Membership Department at
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WKSU Follows All EEO Regulations And Reports As Required By The FCC.
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WKSU Annual Reports
(directors, awards, budget, statement of activities, etc.)
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