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American University Radio

WAMU is a news/talk radio station owned by The American University located in Washington D.C. It serves the metropolitan area of DC using the frequency 88.5 FM and is available worldwide via live streaming.

WAMU is one of the oldest and most important partner stations of NPR as the producer of some of the most popular syndicated shows by National Public Radio, such as 1A, The Big Broadcast or The Kojo Nnamdi Show. Its line-up also comprises local, national and international news reports, talk shows on current affairs, arts & culture and lifestyle as well as music programs and giveaways that promote the interaction between the station and its audience.

Main shows and hosts

  • Feakonomics Radio with Stephen Dubner
  • 1A
  • The Kojo Nnamdi Show
  • Fresh Air with Terry Gross
  • All Things Considered with Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly, Ari Shapiro, Robert Siegel and Michel Martin
  • Radiolab with Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich
  • This American Life with Ira Glass
  • Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal
  • Morning Edition with Steve Inskeep, David Greene, and Rachel Martin
Categories:  News, Public, College

Frequencies WAMU 88.5 FM

Baltimore: 88.5 FM

Ocean City: 88.3 FM

Washington D.C.: 88.5 FM


Time Program
5 a.m. - 6 a.m. With Good Reason
6 a.m. - 7 a.m. Latino USA
7 a.m. - 8 a.m. On The Media
8 a.m. - 11 a.m. Weekend Edition Saturday
11 a.m. - noon Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!
noon - 1 p.m. Ask Me Another
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. This American Life
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Snap Judgment
3 p.m. - 4 p.m. The Moth Radio Hour
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. It's Been a Minute
5 p.m. - 7 p.m. All Things Considered
7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me
8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Live From Here
10 p.m. - 11 p.m. Live Wire
11 p.m. - midnight BBC World Service

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Website:  wamu.org/

Address: 4401 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20008, USA

Telephone: (855) 885-8830 /202-885-1200

E-mail: feedback@wamu.org

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