All Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh locations will be closed on Wednesday, December 24, Thursday, December 25 and Thursday, January 1, 2015. In addition, the Library will close at
5 pm Wednesday, December 31, 2014.
WESA 90.5 FM
(Formerly Essential Public Radio and WDUQ)
Essential Public Media (EPM) bought WDUQ (90.5), turned it into an all news NPR station and then renamed it WESA.
KQV Radio 1410 AM
"All News, All the Time". Listen online.
KDKA News Radio 1020 AM
The nation's first commercial radio station. Listen online.
The Allegheny Front is an environmental radio program/website on Essential Public Media (90.5) that engages and informs the audience to deepen a respect for nature and inspire all to act in an environmentally responsible manner, by exploring topics relevant to the lives of the people in our region. You can listen to the webcasts online.
Pittsburgh Symphony Radio
A WQED radio program that features performances from the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's previous season, and airs locally on WQED-FM Sundays at 2:00 pm and Tuesdays at 7:00 pm.
and nationally via PRI stations.
Saturday Light Brigade
The Saturday Light Brigade is broadcast live from 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon (Eastern) on Saturday mornings and originates live from WRCT-Pittsburgh. You can also hear broadcasts at www.wrct.org 88.3 FM.
Radio Information Service
a Pittsburgh-based radio station operated by and for people who cannot read print, using the medium of radio to provide access to printed information for people who have a vision loss, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, severe dyslexia or any other disability which prevents reading.
Western Pennsylvania Scanner Frequency
Local scanner information for the Greater Pittsburgh area, and surrounding counties in OH & WV. Maintained by R.E. Christian.
Formerly MIT Radio WMBR. List of Radio Stations on the Internet.
Over 10,000 stations, including bitcasters which broadcast live over the Internet.
US Radio Networks
American Public Media
American Public Media is one of the nation's premier public radio producers, bringing you over 20 national public radio programs and specials.
National Public Radio (NPR)
Includes programs and schedules
Original Old Time Radio
Information on radio programs from the dawn of radio to 1960s.
Public Radio International (PRI)
offers more than 300 hours of weekly news, classical music, and cultural programming. Public Radio International (PRI) distributes more hours of programming and serves more non-commercial stations than any other U.S. radio network. PRI acquires, develops, produces and distributes programs across the United States and internationally through the World Radio Network.
Selected US Programs
All Things Considered
For two hours every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Robert Siegel, Michele Norris and Melissa Block present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews and offbeat features.
AMERICAN RADIOWORKS® is the national documentary unit of Minnesota Public Radio. ARW is public radio's largest documentary production unit; it creates documentaries, series projects, and investigative reports for the public radio system and the Internet. The website has their documentaries listed by general category (America, Health, History, Justice, and World).
The Web site of Car Talk, starring Tom and Ray Magliozzi (aka "Click and Clack The Tappet Brothers"), a weekly show on 450 National Public Radio stations, and a newspaper column in 300 papers.
CBS Radio Mystery Theater
Listen to 1,399 episodes of CBS Radio Mystery Theater episodes, browsable by year, actor, writer.
Earth & Sky
An award winning daily science radio series heard by millions of listeners on over 950 commercial and public stations and their translators throughout the United States, including WYEP and WRCT in Pittsburgh.
MarketPlace Radio Business News
Broadcast five days a week (Monday through Friday at 6:30 pm on WDUQ-FM in Pittsburgh), Marketplace is a 30-minute early evening radio magazine program, whose goal is to educate its audience about the global economy. Produced by University of Southern California's MarketPlace Productions and distributed by Public Radio International (PRI). Now teaming up with the Motley Fool.
Michael Felman's Whad'Ya Know?
Did you miss Saturday morning's show? Listen to it here.
A Prairie Home Companion
The Minnesota Public Radio program by Garrison Keilor from Lake Wobegon.
This American Life
"It's a bunch of stories -- some are documentaries, some are fiction, some are something else. Each week we choose a theme and invite different writers and performers to contribute items on the theme." From WBEZ Chicago.
The Writer's Almanac®, a five-minute daily program of poetry and history hosted by Garrison Keillor, can be heard each day on public radio stations throughout the country. The website includes the archives of past programs, which you can listen to with real audio.
- Online Music Radio
America Abroad Media
America Abroad is a public radio program that devotes an hour to a single international issue -- providing historical context and international perspective. It airs on 225 NPR stations and in 145 countries on NPR Worldwide and is hosted by Ray Suarez and Deborah Amos.
BBC News: Letter from America
The world's longest running speech radio programme began in 1946 and continued until Alistair Cooke's retirement in February 2004. Alistair Cooke lived in New York and sent back to England a weekly "Letter from America" commentary on American life and events. At this BBC website you can listen to archived programs.
BBC Radio 4
Comedy, Science, Drama, and News from the British Broadcasting Corporation
CBC Radio: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Links to live audio and video broadcasts from around the world. Choose your country and the type of station.
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Live broadcasts from all 23 of their broadcast services are available, and some services offer on-demand listening.
Voice of America
Voice of America offers news in a very large selection of languages for many countries. Many programs are available in different languages in audio format on the website. This is a US Government-sponsored broadcasting service whose 1976 charter
states that it will "serve as a consistently reliable and authoritative source of news. VOA news will be accurate, objective, and comprehensive." It also "will represent America, not any single segment of American society, and will therefore present a balanced and comprehensive projection of significant American thought and institutions."