Programs A-Z

  • 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 unique blend of musical performances and comedy.

    Musician extraordinaire...

  • After the Score takes an in-depth look at the sports landscape in Columbus and throughout Ohio without the rants. Listen through the WOSU Public Media Mobile app.

    Theme music for After the Score was produced by

  • All Sides with Ann Fisher is a two-hour, daily public-affairs talk show designed to over time touch upon all sides of the issues and events that shape life in central Ohio. Listeners participate via telephone, e-mail, Facebook and Twitter to...

  • On May 3, 1971, at 5 p.m., All Things Considered debuted on 90 public radio stations.

    In the 40 years since, almost everything about the program has changed, from the hosts, producers, editors and reporters to the length of the program,...

  • 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, tickle...

  • BBC World Service provides news and analysis from around the globe in 29 languages.

    We are the leading international broadcaster delivering impartial journalism on radio, television, mobile and online.

  • Car Talk is a Peabody Award–winning radio talk show broadcast weekly on NPR stations and elsewhere. Its subjects were automobiles and automotive repair, discussed often in a humorous way. It was hosted by brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi, known...

  • Chet DeLong, Chris Johnston, and Rich Baker soldier on as Bluegrass Ramble hosts. In fact, they’re on “pick it” duty every Saturday from 8 pm to midnight and Sunday 6 – 9 pm.

    Check out our

  • Every Friday at 1 p.m. host Christopher Purdy will play two hours of music requested by you, our listeners.

    It could be one of your favorite classical pieces or something by a favorite classical composer or artist, either for yourself or...

  • Andrea Blain was born and raised in the Midwest, but lived in Northern Ireland for 33 years, working as a freelance musician, teacher and journalist. She joined the BBC in 1998 and worked in various capacities in the areas of classical music,...

  • A founding voice of Classical 24, Bob Christiansen has managed to combine his knowledge of classical music and history with a sharp wit and a talent for foreign languages into a 48-year radio career.

    His degree is in history, but his on...

  • Wake up with Boyce Lancaster! Every weekday from 6-10 am.

  • Elena See started her radio career in Minnesota in 2001, working as part of the production team for Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion. She moved to Maine and started working as the classical music director for Maine Public...

  • Jennifer Hambrick unites her extensive backgrounds in the arts and media, and her deep roots in Columbus to bring inspiring music to central Ohio as Classical 101’s midday host.

  • John Rittmeyer will ease you through the afternoon and evening from 3 to 7 pm.

  • Lynne Warfel celebrates 30 years as a broadcaster in 2014. She started in Los Angeles in 1984 at the venerable commercial classical station KFAC, and also worked at KUSC.

    She then lived in Edinburgh, Scotland for five years working in a...

  • Scott Blankenship started his radio career in college when he began working as a volunteer at a local cable radio station, announcing alternative and new rock music. His love and appreciation of classical music began at public radio station...

  • Valerie Kahler started playing cello and piano in 3rd grade, but didn't officially fall under the spell of classical music until high school when she began exploring her parents' LP collection. There, tucked between the Herb Alpert and an...

  • Special concerts and recitals from far and wide, Fridays at 7pm.

  • Naomi Lewin brings classical music's great composers to life through music and stories. Tune in every Saturday morning at 8 am or Sunday evening at 6pm.

  • Showcasing local concerts by the Columbus Symphony, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, The Ohio State University School of Music, Chamber Music Columbus and more, Sundays at 1pm.

  • Hungry for more than headlines and short soundbites about our community? Columbus On The Record for in-depth, thoughtful, and balanced analysis of the issues and stories affecting Columbus and Central Ohio.

  • Concierto is America's first nationally distributed bilingual (Spanish-English) classical music program that calls special attention to the contributions to the art form by Latin-American and Spanish composers and performers.

  • Music you know you know, even if you don’t know you know it, Mondays at 7pm with host Christopher Purdy.

  • Each week, Exploring Music features a five-program series examining a single theme. These themes cover the entire spectrum of classical music, ranging from composer biographies to explorations of various cultures, musical styles, and time...

  • Flyover from MPR News focuses on issues of American identity and the changing American dream as they are lived and experienced in the cities, towns and rural areas that lie beyond the media spotlights in New York, D.C. and L.A.

    Give us...

  • Freakonomics Radio ferrets out connections between seemingly unrelated things. The program explores the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature—from cheating and crime to parenting and sports—using the tools of economics...

  • Fresh Air with Terry Gross, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Each week, nearly 4.5 million people listen to the show's intimate conversations broadcast...

  • Fretworks is an hour-long program featuring the world of the classical guitar as a solo instrument or member of an ensemble, with an occasional lute or mandolin player.

    The music ranges from old to new and includes the great...

  • Supreme Court rulings. Breaking news. Thoughtful interviews.

    A live production of NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening in...

  • In the Key of D’anzmayr, hosted by Classical 101 Morning Announcer Boyce Lancaster, is a series of conversations with David Danzmayr, the new music director for ProMusica Chamber Orchestra.

  • Invisibilia (Latin for invisible things) is about the invisible forces that control human behavior – ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions. Co-hosted by Lulu Miller, Hanna Rosin and Alix Spiegel, Invisibilia interweaves narrative...

  • In-depth focus on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. The only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast,

  • Marketplace Morning Report provides a quick jump on the day's business news.

  • Technology is reshaping our world; Marketplace Tech explores how through a daily four minute program, podcast, blog and Twitter feed. Guest hosts talk to newsmakers, innovators, visionaries and creators about how technology is expanding,...

  • Marketplace Weekend from American Public Media is a weekly hour-long program that looks deep into the economic issues that impact your life.

  • Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. Morning Edition is the most...

  • “Mozart Minute,” hosted by Jennifer Hambrick, Classical 101 Midday Announcer, takes a look at the life of Mozart and little known tidbits and trivia about the Austrian composer, in a minute

  • Performances by your neighbors and international artists and ensembles visiting Columbus.

  • Two hours of sacred choral music hosted by Classical 101’s Christopher Purdy.

  • On Being is a social enterprise with a radio show at its heart.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...

  • On Point unites distinct and provocative voices with passionate discussion as it confronts the stories that are at the center of what is important in the world today. Leaving no perspective unchallenged, On Point digs past the...

  • Opera Abbreviated, hosted by Christopher Purdy, Classical 101 Producer, gives you the plotlines without the platitudes with quick synopses of the operas in The Met’s “Live in HD” series.

  • Host Christopher Purdy features one opera each week followed by the an art song, aria, and solo vocal releases as time permits. 

  • Pop Columbus is a popular culture and entertainment podcast from WOSU Public Media.

    Pop Columbus sprouted from a conversation between Eric French and Gib Bickel, manager of The Laughing Ogre. “You should do a pop...

  • Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

    Radiolab is heard around the country on more than 450 NPR member stations.

  • 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: finding out what’s going on behind the scenes, hidden...

  • Serenata is a program all about the art song featuring music for (usually) solo voice with (usually) piano accompaniment, but there are always exceptions!

  • 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.

  • Sundays are made for sleeping in, gathering with family or friends for a leisurely brunch, going to worship, or relaxing alone with the crossword puzzle a steaming mug of coffee.

    Sunday Baroque...

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