WESM

Programs A-Z

  • 12th Street Jump is a one-hour program that celebrates the artists who made jazz and blues the quintessential American art form. Hosts Pearl McDonald and Pete Weber, jazz artists Joe Cartwight, Tyrone Clark and Mike Warren and vocalists David...

  • A Way with Words is an upbeat and lively hour-long public radio show about language examined through history, culture, and family. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers from around the world about slang, grammar, old...

  • Afropop is an internationally syndicated weekly radio series, online guide to African and world music, and an international music archive, that has introduced American listeners to the music cultures of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean...

  • Afternoon Jazz is a premium blend of locally produced mainstream jazz brought to you live.

  • Mainstream jazz in the afternoon brought to you live.

  • Always effervescent and cheerful, Molly brings her sunshine with her as she spins some of the best in mainstream jazz.

  • For two-and-a-half hours every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, and Audie Cornish present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews and offbeat features.

  • American Routes is a weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music -- blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock...

  • With the world's unrelenting 24-hour news cycle, Newshour is the program that cuts through the background noise and provides definitive reports on the big stories of the day. With two daily feeds 365 days a year, Newshour delivers an hour of...

  • The World Today is an international news and current affairs programme from the BBC World Service.

  • From the Home of the Blues and the Birthplace of Rock and Roll, it’s time for the best in Blues on Beale Street Caravan!

    Beale Street Caravan is a one...

  • Your host Cary Wolfson (a.k.a. The Red Rooster) is a world-renowned authority on the blues and every week he cranks out a lively hour's worth of "Rooster Music," an infectious blend of blues and R&B, with a touch of gospel and lost soul...

  • A locally produced program featuring blues music picked and spun by Yancy.

  • An eclectic, world music-based show, Global Village features the latest and best in world music new releases and classics along with a wide variety of artists and selections from many other genres that incorporate influences from around the...

  • Produced at KUT, In Black America is a long-running, nationally syndicated program dedicated to all facets of the African American experience. John Hanson profiles a diverse selection of current and historically significant figures whose...

  • Every week, Jazz Night In America offers a one-hour program centered on great concerts and the stories behind them. Bassist and bandleader Christian McBride hosts the show.

  • Jazz 24 features the greatest jazz artists of all time, like Miles Davis, Billie Holiday and Dave Brubeck; as well as today’s top talents, like Wynton Marsalis, Diana Krall and Pat Metheny. Jazz24 also likes to throw in some surprises from time...

  • Latin Jazz is just what the show title implies! Mainstream jazz blended with the Latin rhythms and sounds to bring you a refreshing musical treat!

  • Latino USA is the foremost Latino voice in public media and the longest running Latino-focused program on radio. As the most consistent voice reporting on Latino news and culture since 1992, Futuro Media Group’s Latino USA (LUSA) brings depth...

  • Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by Public Radio International.

  • Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine of business and economics. Airing weekday evenings, it boasts the largest audience for any business program in the U.S. on radio, cable or network television.

  • NPR's Morning Edition has prepares listeners for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary, and coverage of arts and sports.

  • WESM's own Yancy Carrigan brings listeners some of the best in mainstream jazz by blending traditional and contemporary genres...putting the groove back in your mornings!

  • Host Yancy Carrigan explores rhythm & blues from the '50s through the '90s in this locally produced program<...

  • Hosted by award-winning journalist Tom Ashbrook, On Point is broadcast for two hours daily across the country on NPR. The show’s lively conversation covers everything from breaking news to ancient poetry, and features writers, politicians,...

  • While maintaining the civility and fairness that are the hallmarks of public radio, OTM tackles sticky issues with a frankness and transparency that has built trust with listeners.

  • A weekly radio journey through the music of many different cultures featuring appealing and accessible songs.

  • Radio Mundo is a locally produced 60 minute multicultural excusion to a world with no boundaries, with only the...

  • Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to another world. It's where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Big questions are investigated, tinkered with and encouraged to grow.

  • Reveal. There's more to the story... Reveal is the Peabody Award-winning investigative journalism program for public radio from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX.

  • Snap Judgment is a themed, weekly NPR storytelling show. We focus on presenting compelling personal stories - mixing killer beats with real drama to produce cinematic, dramatic and kick-ass radio. We are sponsored by the Corporation for Public...

  • Studio 360 brings you stories created by some of the best independent radio producers in the country.

  • Hosted by Sergio Mielniczenko, this program plays a wide variety of Brazilian styles of music, and also has interviews with some famous Brazilians.

  • Each week, the incomparable Tavis Smiley welcomes a variety of guests to a high-energy exchange of views, information, and insight.

  • Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's...

  • Weekend All Things Considered consists of the biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries, insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment, all brought alive through sound.

    As...

  • From civil wars in Bosnia and El Salvador, to hospital rooms, police stations, and America's backyards, National Public Radio's Peabody Award-winning correspondent Scott Simon brings a well-traveled perspective to his role as host of Weekend...

  • With Good Reason: Each week on With Good Reason, host Sarah McConnell takes you along as she examines a wide range of topics with leading scholars.