Connecticut Public Radio offers news, information and entertainment programming available to listeners on the FM dial, as well as online streaming and podcasting. Connecticut Public Radio (WNPR) has earned a reputation for award-winning journalism, having received eight Mark Twain Awards for Overall Station Excellence. A member of National Public Radio (NPR), American Public Media (APM), and Public Radio International (PRI), Connecticut Public Radio is one of the leading news stations in the public radio system. The News department originates in-depth news reports on issues and events of importance to Connecticut – such as technology and the environment – that frequently are broadcast nationally on NPR. The station also participates in a number of local and national collaborative projects, including the New England News Collaborative, Guns in America, and Extra Credit. Connecticut Public Radio broadcasts from two studios: Hartford and Gateway Community College in New Haven.
Connecticut Public Radio also produces six local talk shows and podcasts:
Where We Live
Weekdays at 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.
A call-in talk show about who we are in Connecticut and our place in the world. Hosted by Lucy Nalpathanchil.
The Colin McEnroe Show
Weekdays at 1 p.m. and 10 p.m.
"The sublime and the ridiculous are often so nearly related, that it is difficult to class them separately," said Thomas Paine. We endeavor to prove Paine correct.
Audacious With Chion Wolf
Saturdays at 10 a.m., Wed. at 11 p.m.
Transcend assumptions. Humanize the stereotyped. Audacious with Chion Wolf highlights the uncommon experiences of everyday people.
Thursdays at 2 p.m. & Sun. at 6 p.m.
Learn all about New England, America’s oldest place, at a time of change. Hosted by Morgan Springer.
Thursdays at 3 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Explores the state’s seasonal ingredients and the passionate people who grow and cook our food. Hosted by Marysol Castro & Chef Plum.