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WEEKDAYS

MORNING EDITION®

Monday-Friday, 5am-9am

For more than 40 years, NPR has made waking up a bit easier every morning by bringing us the latest world and national headlines and human interest stories. Morning Edition hosts Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep invite listeners to experience stories — providing news in context, airing thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviewing new music, books and events in the arts. It is a world of ideas tailored to fit your busy life.

The Takeaway

NEW THE TAKEAWAY®

Monday-Friday, 9am-10am

Host John Hockenberry, along with The New York Times and WGBH Boston, asks listeners every morning to be part of the American conversation. This hour-long news magazine features unique conversations about topics of the day with both newsmakers and diverse voices.

NEW ON POINT®

Monday-Friday, 10am-noon

On Point Hosted by Tom Ashbrook, On Point gives NEO listeners the opportunity to call in and participate in the discussion as this live program confronts the stories that are central to what is important in the world today. On Point digs past the surface into the core of a subject, exposing its real world implications. Each hour of the broadcast analyzes the day's biggest stories, followed by an in-depth conversation decoding a single topic with newsmakers, thinkers, and callers — closing with compelling personal reactions to new and important issues.

EXPANDED HERE & NOW®

Monday-Friday, noon-2pm

WKSU's popular mid-day news break, Here & Now, has added a host and joined the NPR family. Robin Young and co-host Jeremy Hobson host the news magazine produced by WBUR in Boston. The fastpaced program features a broad range of topics from public policy, foreign affairs and technology to food, culture and the arts. Young and Hobson both bring decades of experience to their jobs — including Hobson's current duties at Marketplace Morning Report and Young's work as a correspondent for the Discovery Channel, CBS and ABC and substitute host and correspondent for Today on NBC. Young is also a Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker. Reports from the WKSU newsroom are a part of the weekday broadcast, locally hosted by Jeff St. Clair.

FRESH AIR®

Monday-Friday, 2pm-3pm

Terry Gross hosts this award-winning interview and features program that opens a window on today's arts and issues with guests that are experts on anything from literature to pop culture to economics. Gross is known for her extraordinary ability to engage her guests of all dispositions.

The World

NEW THE WORLD®

Monday-Friday, 3pm-4pm

Produced by PRI (Public Radio International), The World provides Americans with international issues, and constantly references the question, "Why should Americans care about this story?" The World offers a mix of news, features, interviews and music from around the globe. With correspondents in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas, The World covers big-picture stories about war, politics, business and culture.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED®

Monday-Friday, 4pm-6pm; 6:30pm-7pm

Every weekday, Melissa Block, Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish deliver in-depth reporting and transform the way listeners understand current events and view the world. All Things Considered presents two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews and special — sometimes quirky — features.

MARKETPLACE®

Monday-Friday, 6pm-6:30pm

Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine on business and economics "for the rest of us." This 30 minute program, with an irreverent reporting style of its own, boasts the largest audience for any business program in the U.S. on radio, cable or network television.

"Q" WITH JIAN GHOMESHI®

Monday-Friday, 7pm-8pm

"Q" is an energetic arts, culture and entertainment magazine hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. "Q" takes the listener on an adventure while tackling pop culture, high arts and the branding of politics that matter. It brings you big names, big ideas and those paving the way on the cultural landscape. "Q" is your cultural intervention!

CLASSICAL MUSIC (LOCALLY HOSTED)

Sunday-Saturday, 8pm-5am

Mark Pennell, Sylvia Docking and David Roden take listeners on a musical journey every evening and provide information about classical music and performing arts in NEO in their signature style. Sundays from 8pm-9:30pm, In Performance brings the region's fi nest symphonies, orchestras, chamber music and other musical ensembles.

 

WEEKENDS

To The Best of our Knowledge

NEW TO THE BEST OF OUR KNOWLEDGE®

Saturday-Sunday, 5am-6am

This show cracks open the world and the ideas that fuel its engine. Each show revolves around a central theme that is examined through interviews that explore the culture, the debate, the stories, the science and the actual sound of it all.

INSIDE EUROPE®

Saturday, 6am-7am

Inside Europe is a one-hour program that explores the topical issues shaping the continent. The program includes interviews with newsmakers and personalities, background features and cultural reports from correspondents throughout the region.

THE REGINA BRETT SHOW®

Saturday, 4pm-5pm, Sunday, 6am-7am

Regina Brett is an award-winning columnist and best-selling author of "God Never Blinks: 50 Lessons for Life's Little Detours" and "Be the Miracle: 50 Lessons for Making the Impossible Possible." Each week Regina delves into issues of the heart and soul to give listeners the tools to create a greater life for themselves and others. The Regina Brett Show tackles themes of life's transitions and those personal issues that are most universal to all.

LIVING ON EARTH®

Saturday, 7am-8am

Hosted by Steve Curwood, the award-winning environmental news program Living on Earth delves into the leading issues affecting the world we inhabit and examines the issues facing our increasingly interdependent world.

ON BEING

Sunday, 7am-8am

On Being with Krista Tippett engages listeners across the spectrum of belief and non-belief in conversation about life's deepest questions. Krista and her guests reach beyond the headlines to probe faith and meaning, ethics and new ways of being, amidst the political, ecological, economic, cultural and technological shifts that defi ne 21st century life.

WEEKEND EDITION®

Saturday-Sunday, 8am-10am

Hosted by Peabody Award-winning journalist Scott Simon, Weekend Edition wraps up the stories of the week as a companion to Morning Edition.

WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME!®

Saturday, 10am-11am, Sunday, 1pm-2pm

Hosted by Peter Sagal with help from Official Scorekeeper Carl Kasell and a panel of quick-witted writers, this is a wacky and whip-smart approach to the news and newsmakers of the week. Callers, panelists and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items and deciphering limericks. Listeners vie to win the chance to have Carl Kasell record the outgoing message on their home answering machine.

A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION WITH GARRISON KEILLOR®

Saturday, 6pm-8pm, Sunday, 10am-noon

Hosted by Garrison Keillor, A Prairie Home Companion is the #1 public radio entertainment show in the country. Broadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota, although it is frequently taken on the road, it's known for its musical guests, especially folk and traditional musicians, as well as Keillor's comedic storytelling segment, "News from Lake Wobegon."

CAR TALK®

Saturday, 11am-noon, Sunday, noon-1pm

Hosted by Tom and Ray Magliozzi — aka Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, Car Talk is a humorous, informative and lively call-in show where everything car related is discussed... diagnostic, repair, maintenance and more. Saturday's show has become the most popular hour in public radio.

MICHAEL FELDMAN'S WHAD'YA KNOW?®

Saturday, noon-1pm

An American comedy, interview and quiz radio show created by host Michael Feldman, Whad'Ya Know broadcasts live with audience from Madison, Wisconsin and is frequently taken on the road and broadcast from various cities. Whad'Ya Know Quiz, music from the Whad'Ya Know Trio and interviews with celebrities and audience members are recurring staples of the show's format.

THIS AMERICAN LIFE®

Saturday, 1pm-2pm

Built around the innovative personal vision of host Ira Glass, this show studies a theme — fiascos, conventions, the job that takes over your life — through a playful mix of radio monologues, mini-documentaries, "found tape", short fiction and unusual music. The stories presented are engaging, intimate, surprising, funny, disturbing and bittersweet, and help the listener savor the human experience.

NEW FRESH AIR WEEKEND®

Fresh Air Weekend Saturday, 2pm-3pm

The weekend wrap-up to Fresh Air, tailored for Saturday and Sunday, is a chance to hear highlights from the show's best interviews and reviews.

THE SPLENDID TABLE®

Sunday, 2pm-3pm

Hosted by acclaimed food writer and author of the book by the same title, Lynne Rossetto Kasper, The Splendid Table is a culinary, culture and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone.

ON THE MEDIA®

Saturday, 3pm-4pm

Hosted by Brooke Gladstone, On the Media explores how the media "sausage" is made, casts an incisive eye on fluctuations in the marketplace of ideas, and examines threats to the freedom of information and expression in America and abroad. For one hour each week, the show tries to lift the veil from the process of "making media," especially news media, because it's through that lens that we literally see the world and the world sees us.

NEW TED RADIO HOUR®

TED Radio Hour Sunday, 3pm-4pm

The TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions and new ways to think and create. Eash episode includes riveting exerpts from the renowned TED stage where some of the world's deepest thinkers and innovators are invited to give the 18-minute "talk of their lives." Based on riveting TED Talks from the world's most remarkable minds, host Guy Raz and the TED Radio Hour team take the most compelling talks and organize them around a common theme.

NEW SNAP JUDGMENT®

Snap Judgement Sunday, 4pm-5pm

Snap Judgment tells intriguing stories about extraordinary and defi ning events in people's lives. The program's raw, intimate and musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see a sliver of the world through another's eyes. Host Glynn Washington takes listeners on a narrative journey — leaping from one's person's frying pan into another person's fire.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED®

Saturday-Sunday, 5pm-6pm

The weekend counterpart to All Things Considered brings an hour each day that includes everything from news, in-depth cover stories and quirky science stories, to thought-provoking author interviews and rockin' performance chats.

FOLK ALLEY® RADIO SHOW

Sunday, 6pm-8pm

Host Matt Watroba presents the bests in traditional and contemporary folk, Americana and roots music from the latest releases to the classics. The program also features exclusive Folk Alley in-studio and live concert recordings.

 


 

( WKSU's New Programming Lineup)

 

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