CPR Shows and Podcasts

  • This is a show about recovery, hosted by CPR News host Vic Vela.
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    Parched is a podcast about the Colorado River, the people who rely on it and their ideas on how to save it.
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    Hosted by Ryan Warner and Chandra Thomas Whitfield, CPR News' daily interview show focuses on the state's people, issues and ideas. Airs Monday through Friday at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m., and on Sundays at 10 a.m.
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    My Story So Far amplifies the experiences of overlooked and underrepresented folks across Colorado, inviting them to tell their truths in their own voices.
  • Real Talk is a collaboration between CPR News and Denver7 that features raw, honest conversations with diverse voices from all walks of life. Airs on CPR News/KRCC Fridays at 3:30 p.m. and Mondays at 6:30 p.m.
  • Purplish is CPR News' podcast about state politics, state government, elections and political identity. Hosted by public affairs reporters Bente Birkeland, Andrew Kenney and Caitlyn Kim.
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    A podcast about the outdoors, the sounds of the natural world and our place in it.
  • Systemic is an award-winning podcast that uses audio diaries and interviews to document the lives of people working to create change.
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    Who hasn’t been there? Angry, hurt and frustrated with someone you love about a polarizing issue. Listen to one woman and her mom have a dialogue many of us are avoiding.
  • ¿Quién Are We? is a podcast exploring what it means to be Latino, Hispanic or Chicana ... or however you identify. Host and journalist May Ortega shares stories about our wide-ranging identities and the beautiful things that make us who we are.
  • A music appreciation podcast about the building blocks that make up your favorite sounds.
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    A podcast featuring documentary news, storytelling and special reporting from CPR News.
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    A podcast miniseries about the people with a vision for a greener transportation system in Colorado, the challenges that kept much of that plan from becoming successful and the ideas that might help the region move forward.
  • A podcast exploring the political, legal and cultural effects of marijuana legalization.
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    Hear in-depth interviews with the people running for Colorado's biggest offices.
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    A friendly guide to coping with life during the coronavirus pandemic, hosted by CPR News reporters Sam Brasch and May Ortega.
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    Indie 102.3 Sessions features performances and interviews from national and Colorado musicians in the CPR Performance Studio.
  • On April 20, 1999 a school shooting in Littleton, Colo., shook the country. Now, 20 years later, Reporters Nate Minor and Andrea Dukakis look at how one shooting changed America and what we've learned since.
  • This is the story of TABOR — the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights — and how a man named Douglas Bruce convinced voters to pass this amendment to the state constitution.
  • The Great Composers dives deep into the lives behind some of the greatest music ever written. Host Karla Walker and conductor Scott O'Neil look at the world through the eyes of these gifted artists.
  • Centennial Sounds, hosted by Brad Turner, spotlights contemporary classical music performed at concert venues and festivals around the Centennial State.
  • The Beethoven 9 offers an in-depth exploration of Ludwig van Beethoven's nine symphonies, featuring host Monika Vischer and Beethoven biographer Jan Swafford.
  • Indie 102.3 hosts and musical guests battle it out in a podcast that pits playlist against playlist.
  • Inside Track helps you learn about up-and-coming musicians through insight and storytelling surrounding their songs.
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    In partnership with Converge Lecture Series in Colorado Springs, this podcast explores big ideas with some of the biggest writers and thinkers around.
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    A documentary series from KRCC that features stories that complicate the Colorado Spring's reputation as one of America's most conservative cities.
  • AirCheck podcastAirCheck podcast
    A program to showcase all the great music and musical expertise that KRCC has to offer. Air Check features music reviews, exclusive in-studio performances, artist interviews, and much more.
  • Whether you've lived in the Southern Colorado region all your life or you're brand new to the area, your insights and observations are unique, and they can help guide us toward stories that deserve to be told.
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    Hal Bidlack from the Colorado Springs Astronomical Society alerts Southern Colorado listeners what to watch for in our night skies.

National Shows

  • Morning Edition is the most listened-to news radio program in the country. The program airs on CPR News weekdays from 4 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • Every weekday, host Meghna Chakrabarti leads provocative conversations that help make sense of the world. Airs on CPR News weekdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
  • Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening in the middle of the day. Airs on CPR News weekdays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Today, Explained is Vox's daily news explainer podcast. Hosts Sean Rameswaram and Noel King will guide you through the most important stories of the day. Airs on CPR News and KRCC at 12:30 p.m.
  • BBC Newshour is the award-winning flagship program of the BBC World Service, the world’s largest news-gathering organization. Airs on CPR News Monday-Thursday from 1-2 p.m.
  • The Peabody Award-winning program features Terry Gross’ fearless and insightful interviews with big names in pop culture, politics and the arts. Airs on CPR News Monday to Thursday from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. and weekdays at 8 p.m.
  • Science Friday is the source for entertaining and educational stories about science, technology, and other cool stuff. Airs on CPR News Fridays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Marketplace helps people become smarter about the economic forces that touch their daily lives. Airs on CPR News weekdays from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • The biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Hosted by Michael Barbaro. Airs on CPR News Monday to Thursday 3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • All Things Considered is the most listened-to, afternoon drive-time, news radio program in the country. Airs on CPR News weekdays 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and weekends 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • BBC World Service is an international news service providing impartial news reports and analysis. Airs on CPR News weekdays from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. and weekends 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Weekend Edition Saturday, hosted by Scott Simon, wraps up the week's news and features a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, and entertainment. Airs on CPR News Saturdays 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
  • NPR's weekly current events quiz. Have a laugh and test your news knowledge. Airs on CPR News Saturdays at 10 a.m. and Sundays at noon.
  • This American Life is a weekly public radio show, hosted by Ira Glass, is heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 public radio stations. Airs on CPR News on Saturdays at 11 a.m. and on Sundays at 6 p.m.
  • Host Jad Abumrad investigates a strange world. Airs on CPR News Saturdays at noon.
  • Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. Airs on CPR News Saturdays at 1 p.m. and Thursdays at 9 p.m.
  • Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world's best known companies. Airs on CPR News Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 9:30 p.m.
  • Snap Judgment mixes real stories with killer beats to produce cinematic, and dramatic radio. Hosted by Glynn Washington. Airs on CPR News on Saturdays 2 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m.
  • The mission of The Moth is to promote the art and craft of storytelling and to honor and celebrate the diversity and commonality of human experience. Airs on CPR News Saturdays at 3 p.m. and Fridays at 9 p.m.
  • Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior. Airs on CPR News Saturdays at 5 p.m., and Sundays at 8 p.m.
  • From prisons to protests, immigration to the environment, Peabody Award-winning Reveal goes deep into the pressing issues of our times. Airs on CPR News Saturdays at 6 p.m. and Tuesdays at 9 p.m.
  • A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create, based on riveting TEDTalks. Airs on CPR News Saturdays at 7 p.m.
  • Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Airs on CPR News Saturdays at 8 p.m.
  • WNYC’s weekly investigation into how the media shapes our worldview. Airs on CPR News Saturdays at 9 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
  • Hosted by Lulu Garcia-Navarro Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. Airs on CPR News Sundays from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
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    Hosted by journalists of color, Code Switch tackles the subject of race with empathy and humor. Airs on CPR News Sundays at 11 a.m.
  • From sleep to saving money to parenting and more, Life Kit talks to the experts to get the best advice out there. Airs on CPR News Sundays at 11 a.m.
  • A talk show with a heart. Each week, Brittany Luse interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention. Airs on CPR News Sundays at 1 p.m.
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    The past is never past. Every headline has a history. Join us every week as we go back in time to understand the present. Airs on CPR News Sundays from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Wednesdays at 9 p.m.
  • Latino USA offers insight into the lived experiences of Latino communities and the ideas impacting Latinos and the nation. Airs Sundays at 5 p.m. and Mondays at 9 p.m.
  • On Our Body Politic, Farai Chideya unapologetically reports how women of color impact today’s major political events. Airs on CPR News Sundays at 6 p.m.