KQED 88.5 and 89.3 FM live

Inform. Inspire. Involve.

KQED is a news/talk radio station that serves the Northern California community with informative and educational content. It is an NPR-member, allowing its listeners to listen live to the most popular syndicated shows from this radio station using the 88.5 and 89.3 FM frequencies as well as via online live streaming and podcast.

Its line-up comprises local, national and international news reports featuring traffic updated by Joe McConnell, educational shows on arts, culture and lifestyle and talk shows where experts analyze the latest news on education, politics, finance, and society. 

Main shows and hosts

  • PBS Newshour with Judy Woodruff
  • All Things Considered with Robert Siegel, Audie Cornish, Ari Shapiro, and Kelly McEvers
  • Fresh Air with Terry Gross
  • City Arts and Lectures with Steve Kerr
  • The World with Marco Werman
  • Political Breakdown with Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos
  • Forum with Michael Krasny
  • Truth Be Told with Tonya Mosley
Categories:  Public, News, Community

Frequencies KQED 88.5 and 89.3 FM

Martinez: 88.1 FM

Sacramento: 89.3 FM

San Francisco: 88.5 FM

Santa Rosa: 88.3 FM


Time Program
midnight - 1 a.m. Reveal
1 a.m. - 2 a.m. All Things Considered
2 a.m. - 4 a.m. Live from Here with Chris Thile
4 a.m. - 5 a.m. Selected Shorts
5 a.m. - 6 a.m. This American Life
6 a.m. - 7 a.m. The Moth Radio Hour
7 a.m. - 8 a.m. Snap Judgment
8 a.m. - 9 a.m. The New Yorker Radio Hour
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Reveal
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Hidden Brain
11 a.m. - noon Radiolab
noon - 1 p.m. Freakonomics Radio
1 p.m. - 6 p.m. Weekend Edition Sunday
6 p.m. - 7 p.m. Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Live from Here with Chris Thile
9 p.m. - 10 p.m. City Arts and Lectures
10 p.m. - 11 p.m. On The Media
11 p.m. - midnight TED Radio Hour

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Website:  www.kqed.org/radio/


KQED Inc. 2601 Mariposa St. San Francisco, CA 94110 USA


(415) 864-2000



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