WAMU 88.5 FM

WAMU 88.5 FM live

American University Radio

Genres: College, News, Public

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About WAMU 88.5 FM

WAMU is a radio station owned and operated by The American University in Washington D.C. It is the oldest member of the NPR radio network and one of the most important as the producer of many popular talk shows syndicated by this media organization, such as 1A, The Big Broadcast or The Kojo Nnamdi Show.

WAMU has a news/talk format offering several news reports throughout the day with the latest local, national and global developments as well as talk shows subject to a wide variety of topics that include culture and arts, lifestyle, and current affairs. Its program schedule also features music shows frequently and occasional giveaways.

Listeners in the metropolitan area of DC can listen live to its broadcast on the frequency 88.5 FM. WAMU also provides an online live streaming service available worldwide.

Popular shows

  • Feakonomics Radio
  • 1A
  • The Kojo Nnamdi Show
  • Fresh Air
  • All Things Considered
  • Radiolab
  • This American Life
  • Marketplace
  • Morning Edition

Main hosts and personalities

  • Terry Gross
  • Audie Cornish
  • Mary Louise Kelly
  • Ari Shapiro
  • Robert Siegel
  • Michel Martin
  • Stephen Dubner
  • Kai Ryssdal
  • Rachel Martin
  • Steve Inskeep
  • David Greene

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Schedule

TimeProgram
5 a.m. - 6 a.m.Planet Money and How I Built This
6 a.m. - 7 a.m.This American Life
7 a.m. - 8 a.m.On Being
8 a.m. - 11 a.m.Weekend Edition Sunday
11 a.m. - noonWait Wait…Don't Tell Me!
noon - 1 p.m.TED Radio Hour
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.Radiolab
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.Freakonomics Radio
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.Studio 360
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.Reveal
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.All Things Considered
7 p.m. - 11 p.m.The Big Broadcast
11 p.m. - midnightBullseye

Contacts

Website: wamu.org/

Address: 4401 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20008, USA

Telephone: (855) 885-8830 /202-885-1200

Email: feedback@wamu.org

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