More News, More Classical on 90.5

Dec 14, 2016

Here at WKAR, we're excited to announce some changes coming to 90.5 FM -- changes aimed at bringing you more of what you have asked for: More news and more classical music!

Beginning Monday, (December 19):

  • Classical music begins at 9 a.m. weekday mornings, so music lovers can get an earlier start to their day.
  • The Metropolitan Opera is back (actually, since Dec. 3), Saturday afternoons at 1 p.m.
  • Mark Bashore returns as your WKAR host for All Things Considered weekdays at 4 p.m.
  • All Things Considered continues for an additional hour of drive time, now 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Weekdays during Morning Edition and All Things Considered, you'll hear more Capital Region reporting from Brooke Allen, Mark, Brad Walker and our expanding WKAR News team
  • You'll find timely WKAR News and Current State features online and in the NPR One app
  • Current State moves to a new day and time, featuring a weekly deep dive into top news and issues, arts and attitudes shaping life in the Capital Region; Saturdays at 11 a.m. beginning Jan. 7

More news and more classical music -- when you want it, and wherever you are.

Support from our listeners makes it possible.


Peter Whorf
Radio Station Manager
WKAR Public Media

P.S.: With the end of the 2016 tax year in sight, this is a great time to make a gift of support to the radio station that listens to you.  It's easy to make a tax-deductible gift here.