Programs A-Z

  • "A Way with Words" is a weekly, hour-long, national, caller-based program about language. Author Martha Barnette and lexicographer Grant Barrett take calls about slang, grammar, linguistic heirlooms,...

  • Since its debut in 1971, this afternoon radio newsmagazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Heard by more than 11 million people on over 600 radio stations each...

  • Each week, WBAA's news team chats with the mayor of a West Central Indiana community on Ask The Mayor. It's a discussion about the most pressing civic and social issues of the day and a chance to let citizens get to know their elected leaders a...

  • International news coverage

  • The world has changed since enterprising hominids chipped stones to use as tools. Today’s scientific and technological development moves faster than a speeding maglev train.

    The Big Picture...

  • Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview and features program. The veteran public radio...

  • Here & Now is Public Radio’s daily news magazine, bringing you the news that breaks after “Morning Edition” and before “All Things Considered.”

    Emmy and Peabody award winning Robin Young brings more than 25 years of...

  • The weekly environmental news and information program presenting news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues.

  • Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine of business and economics. Airing weekday mornings and evenings, it boasts the largest audience for any business program...

  • Each month, former Indiana Governor and current Purdue President Mitch Daniels chats with WBAA News Director Stan Jastrzebski about higher education and Purdue's place in the collegiate landscape.

    Listen for new episodes of the program...

  • Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's Morning Edition. Hosts Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep bring the day's stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and...

  • Science Friday is your trusted source for news and entertaining stories about science. We started as a radio show, created in 1991 by host and executive producer Ira Flatow. Since then, we’ve grown...

  • Long-form interviews focus on the impact of technology on society.

  • TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions and new ways to think and create. Each episode includes riveting excerpts from the renowned TED...

  • The Diane Rehm Show has been described by Newsweek as one of the most interesting talk shows in the country. Diane's listeners and peers regularly praise her intelligent and probing but unfailingly civil manner. For more than two decades,...

  • What is This American Life? It's "like movies for radio."

     

  • Cracking open the world and the ideas that fuel its engine, with interviews that explore the culture, the debate, the stories, the science and the actual sound of it all. Visit the TTBOOK website.

  • The prominence of numerous artists and musicians in the Greater Lafayette and surrounding communities not only makes our community a wonderful place to live, but a great place to move to and stay. Art is frequently called upon to demonstrate...

  • Each week, family doc Zorba Paster and sidekick Tom Clark team up with callers for an hour of upbeat, entertaining talk about healthy living.