Special Programming

WKSU will air testimony from attorney Michael Cohen on the WKSU News Channel on Wednesday, Feb. 27 beginning at 10 AM. Stream the WKSU News Channel online, through the WKSU mobile app, listen to WKSU HD-4 or use the WKSU Alexa Skill and say, "Ask WKSU to play news."

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is being questioned by the House Judiciary Committee, now controlled by Democrats. Lawmakers plan to press Whitaker on his controversial appointment by President Trump and his oversight of the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Watch the hearing live.

Celebrate with 'Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul'

Jan 29, 2019

Listen to WKSU at 1 p.m. on Sundays in February for special programs that raise the roof with gospel's influence on popular music. Hosted by Grammy Award-winning gospel singer Cece Winans and produced by WXPN for NPR, Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul airs on Feb. 3, 10, 17 and 24 to celebrate Black History Month.

Listen to "A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols" on WKSU on Christmas Eve - Monday, Dec. 24 - beginning at 10 a.m. The program leads off WKSU's holiday programming for 2018. See the full Holiday Program Schedule HERE

An annual and beloved Christmas tradition, “A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols” is an extraordinary and memorable live service of word and music from the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, England.

WKSU Holiday Program Schedule for 2018

Dec 11, 2018

WKSU celebrates Christmas and Kwanzaa with a variety of spoken word and musical special programming beginning on Monday, Dec. 24. See below for the full schedule. Find out more about Streaming Holiday Music HERE.

Happy holidays and enjoy!


Examine a Movement in 'Beyond #MeToo' - Jan. 22-25

Jan 3, 2018

Sexual harassment and gender discrimination have been met with a grassroots response in the #MeToo moment. On Jan. 22-25 from 8 PM-9 PM, WKSU presents Beyond #MeToo, four one-hour conversations focused on what we need to do as a society to remedy widespread sexual harassment.

Produced by WNYC, the four-night broadcast event covers the workplace, corrective responses, how we are raising and educating our children in this environment and how men can play a role in the solution.

Gerrymandering: Shading the Lines

Jan 2, 2018

If the U.S. is supposed to be a representative democracy, when did this county go from voters picking their representatives to politicians picking their voters? Congressional district gerrymandering has an ongoing effect on communities throughout Northeast Ohio, many of which have been split awkwardly in an effort to build voter blocks within specific communities. From Dec. 18 through Dec. 22, WKSU News examines the practice of gerrymandering - its past, present and possible future. Stories air daily during Morning Edition and will be posted on WKSU.org and on Facebook.

Celebrate Chanukah with WKSU

Dec 8, 2017

Celebrate the eight days of Chanukah with special holiday programs on Sunday, Dec. 9. 

2 PM-3 PM - Chanukah in Story and Song (PRI)
This hour-long Chanukah favorite returns: A celebration by The Western Wind performing Ladino songs of Spanish Jews, Yiddish melodies of Eastern Europe and modern Israeli tunes.