WAMU 88.5 FM live

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, College, Public

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. - 9 a.m. Morning Edition
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. BBC Newshour
10 a.m. - noon 1A
noon - 1 p.m. The Kojo Nnamdi Show
1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Fresh Air
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Here & Now (3:30 pm - The Daily)
4 p.m. - 6 p.m. All Things Considered
6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Marketplace
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. All Things Considered
8 p.m. - 9 p.m. 1A
9 p.m. - 10 p.m. Hidden Brain
10 p.m. - 11 p.m. On Point
11 p.m. - midnight As it Happens

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Website:  wamu.org/


4401 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20008, USA


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



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