Programs A-Z

  • Every day, host Joshua Johnson convenes a conversation about the most important issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world. With...

  • In-depth reporting has transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes...

  • Every year, more than 1.3 million students drop out of high school. That's 7,000 students a day.

     Students have the will to graduate, but they do not always have the necessary support or resources. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting...

  • NPR's Ask Me Another is a lively hour of puzzles, word games, and trivia played in front of (and with) a live audience. Ask Me Another's entertaining melange of brainteasers and fun is a descendant of Weekend Edition...

  • Avant Radio is a weekly radio program on WJCT 89.9 FM, Northeast Florida’s local NPR station. 

    The show is co-produced by host, Keith Marks, and engineer, Moe Ricks. Each show is themed, curated, sequenced, and then...

  • On Blues Horizon, WJCT's Andrew Wiechman celebrates the best in classic and modern blues and showcases the musical genre that has inspired and influenced many other genres, including rock 'n' roll, jazz and modern popular music Monday...

  • Every week, WJCT News Director Jessica Palombo talks with Jacksonville Daily Record Editor Karen Mathis or reporter David Cawton about business trends affecting the First Coast. 

  • WFSU/Florida Public Radio reporters, as well as reporters from public radio stations across the state, bring you timely news and information from around Florida. Whether it's legislative maneuvers between legislative sessions, the economy,...

  • From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp to how one scientist uses state of the art pollen analysis to track the origins of honey (and also to solve cold murder cases), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio goes...

  • Tune in for the best of classical music, from all-time greats to the newest composers and performances. The HD Radio station is available WJCT HD2 at 89.9-2 FM.

  • The Doo Wop Revival features the best in Street Corner Harmony with Doo Wop, Acappella and a little mix of Soul. You’ll hear some classic as well as obscure Doo Wop from the 50’s and 60’s. Join Glen Fisher, The King Of The Doowoppers,...

  • WJCT's David Luckin offers listeners "music without walls," a musical journey around the world and through time. Chill out with the relaxing, laid-back sounds of downtempo, nu jazz, reggae and dub. You'll also find musical surprises—specials...

  • Through a partnership, WJCT and OneJax at the University of North Florida present Faith Matters, a quarterly radio program addressing societal issues through faith perspectives.<...

  • Hosted by Melissa Ross, First Coast Connect is an hour-long call-in program that features local newsmakers, civic and community leaders, artists and people planning a variety of events across Northeast Florida, along with a weekly roundtable of...

  • First Coast Connect Rewind collects the best moments from each week of First Coast Connect.

  • Florida Frontiers: The Weekly Radio Magazine of the Florida Historical Society is a combination of interview segments and produced features covering history-based events, exhibitions, activities, places and people in Florida. Join host...

  • Each week Melissa Ross of WJCT and Tom Hudson of WLRN in Miami, along with a panel of journalists from around...

  • Freakonomics Radio spends every week helping listeners push back against common assumptions to see the world in a different way. Host Stephen J. Dubner has surprising conversations that explore the riddles of everyday life and the weird...

  • Opening the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.

    Find out more on the Fresh Air site.

  • Guy Raz hosts How I Built This, where innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists take us through the often challenging journeys they took to build their now iconic companies. Featured guests include the founders of Lyft, Patagonia, Zappos, Spanx,...

  • Hosted by multiple Grammy Award-winning musician Christian McBride, Jazz Night in America features storytelling and concert performances that will connect jazz enthusiasts and potential new fans with artists, venues, and each other.

    You...

  • The weekly environmental news and information program presenting news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues.

    Read more on the Living On Earth site.

  • In-depth focus on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. The only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast,

  • Marketplace Money brings the week’s economic headlines home by looking at matters of personal finance with wit and wisdom. The weekly, hour-long program offers a...

  • Marketplace Morning Report offers listeners a look at business and economic news from a global perspective with a glance ahead to the news which will be making headlines throughout the day.

    Find out more on the

  • From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp to how one scientist uses state of the art pollen analysis to track the origins of honey (and also to solve cold murder cases), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio goes...

  • Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform challenge and occasionally amuse Morning Edition<...

  • Take a tour of music history with this celebration of the music of the 1930s and 1940s. Hosted by WJCT’s David Luckin, On the Beam features music by the greatest artists of the time period, including Fred Astaire, Billie Holiday, Glen...

  • Millions of Americans turn to PBS for the solid, reliable reporting that has made PBS NewsHour one of the most trusted news programs in television.

    Below you'll find stories from the PBS NewsHour, which airs weeknights at 6 p.m. on WJCT...

  • Planet Money explains the economy with playful storytelling and Peabody award-winning deep dive, roll up your sleeves journalism. The team includes Robert Smith, Jacob Goldstein, Stacey Vanek Smith, Noel King, Ailsa Chang and Kenny Malone.

  • Hosted by Rick Mullaney, director of Jacksonville University's Public Policy Institute, this quarterly program examines current public policy issues like taxes, healthcare and downtown redevelopment.

  • WJCT Radio Reading Service enriches and empowers the lives of individuals in Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia who are visually impaired and print challenged.

    This closed-circuit radio reading service broadcasts commercial-free...

  • Radio Theatre features the best of old-time radio programs from the dawn of broadcasting to the very early 1960s. Radio drama, mystery stories, comedy and adventures are featured. Revisit the golden age of radio when families would sit...

  • RadioLab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

  • Redux is a weekly newsmagazine from WJCT featuring stories from the First Coast, as well as music from WJCT After Hours programming.

  • "Reveal" is an investigative program from the Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. We’ve heard the news, but we want to know what really happened. That’s what "Reveal" is all about: finding out...

  • Route 66, which featured classic songs from the 50's & 60's, as well as the commercials and TV themes from the era Baby Boomers know best, is currently on hiatus.

    If you would like to see it return,

  • Explore science-related topics -- from subatomic particles and the human genome to the Internet and earthquakes. Listen to in-depth discussion with scientists and others from all walks of life whose work influences our daily lives.

  • Snap Judgment tells stories about extraordinary and defining events in people’s lives. Hosted by Public Radio Talent Quest winner Glynn Washington, Snap Judgment’s raw, intimate, and musical brand of storytelling dares listeners to see a sliver...

  • State Of The Re:Union explores how American cities create community, the ways people transcend challenging circumstances, and the vital cultural narratives that make different regions unique.

    Find out more on...

  • In WJCT’s StoryCorps OutLoud series, we’ll hear from Jacksonville residents who are part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Each week, WJCT’s Lindsey Kilbride will share a conversation recorded by the StoryCorps oral...

  • On String Theory, local radio personality John Maycumber spins alternative, acoustic, modern and roots music.

  • Swamp Radio celebrates the culture, art, and history of Jacksonville and its surrounding areas. On this quarterly variety series, you'll hear songwriters, poets, playwrights and storytellers of the area create an audio tapestry of the place...

  • Taste Test plays a diverse, eclectic mix of urban radio with worldwide influences from New Zealand to Sweden and the Caribbean. Featured genres include R&B, Afrobeat, soul, jazz, reggae, hip-hop, and drum and bass. 

  • Based on Talks given by riveting speakers on the world-renowned TED stage, each show is centered on a common theme – such as the source of happiness, or crowd-sourcing innovation – and injects soundscapes and conversations that bring these...

  • The Jaxson on WJCT is a weekly radio segment focusing on urbanism and culture on Florida’s First Coast.

    The Jaxson continues Modern Cities' focus on development trends, but on a...

  • The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. It is a celebration of both the raconteur, who breathes fire into true tales of ordinary life, and the storytelling novice, who has lived...

  • The Takeaway is the national morning news program that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead. Host John Hockenberry, along with the The New York Times and WGBH Boston, invites...

  • People keep asking how production for "It's A Wonderful Life" is going, so Ray Hollister thought it would be a good idea to start a podcast. This show let's you stick your head behind the proverbial curtain and see how the gears and switches...

  • PRI's The World is a one-hour, weekday radio news magazine offering a mix of news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe. Launched in 1996, PRI's The World, a co-production of WGBH/Boston, Public Radio International, and the BBC...

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