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All things NPR and PBS - right here at WKAR

WKAR is your home for great local programming plus everything NPR and PBS. Connect through the apps or your smart speaker to experience all that WKAR has to offer.

PBS lives at WKAR

Connect with WKAR and stream your favorite PBS shows, create the perfect watchlist , and more — anywhere you watch.


NPR lives at WKAR

Listening to WKAR on the NPR app is your one-stop source for news, stories, and podcasts from our community and beyond.


WKAR Listen

Listen live and on-demand from WKAR Public Media at Michigan State University. Stream 90.5 FM for NPR News and classical music, plus a mix of jazz, folk, and Latinx. WKAR hosts join NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered to provide mid-Michigan news and weather alongside the national reporting. Stream NewsTalk for local news and a world view for Michigan’s capital region, featuring NPR, BBC World, Latinx arts and culture programming and WKAR news and sports. Classical and Jazz streams feature mostly music with quick news and weather updates. On-demand listening includes features and updates from the award-winning WKAR news team, plus select podcasts from WKAR and NPR. WKAR is mid-Michigan's premier source for spanish language news and music.


WKAR lives on your Smart Speaker

With a few simple commands, you can access the entire world of NPR and WKAR — all the latest news, newest podcasts, and discussions of the day on Amazon Alexa, Google Home, and Apple Homepod.