Connecticut Public (WNPR)

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Connecticut Public is a member station of national public media services PBS and NPR, and parent company for three television stations: Connecticut Public Television (CPTV); CPTV Spirit; and PBS Kids 24/7; and Connecticut Public Radio (WNPR). We serve one million people each month through our television, radio and digital platforms. WNPR serves Connecticut, Rhode Island, Long Island (NY) and parts of Massachusetts with news, talk, information and entertainment programming.  Connecticut Public produces six local talk shows that are also available as podcasts; Where We LiveThe Colin McEnroe Show, Audacious with Chion Wolf, Disrupted, The Wheelhouse and Seasoned. They also have two limited series podcasts in produciton for release in 2024. 

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Three features about issues of poverty following Hurricane Katrina

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122 Pieces

Audacious with Chion Wolf highlights the uncommon experiences of everyday people – asking questions that get right to the heart of things.

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A radio show produced and hosted by students from the Journalism and Media Academy Magnet School, CPBN Learning Lab. Hartford, CT.

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A collection of audio essays from writers, listeners and station guests.

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Disruptions are all around us. Some spark joy and possibility. Others move us to take action and re-evaluate our world. Every week on Disrupted, host and political scientist Khalilah Brown-Dean unpacks how big and small disruptions are shaping our lives.

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Media Commentary

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NEXT is a weekly, hour-long radio show and podcast exploring the rapid changes in New England, one of the oldest parts of the nation. This feed is for stations that subscribe to the weekly show.

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Tackling subjects like Neanderthals, tambourines, handshakes, the Iliad, snacks, ringtones, punk rock, Occam’s razor — you get the idea. Plus, on Fridays, we convene an informal roundtable about the week in culture.

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The Needle Drop is your weekly fix of rock, pop, electronic, and experimental music of the independent persuasion.


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On this episode of Audacious, meet a woman who was a character interpreter of an enslaved woman, and a man whose job it is to act like a patient to...

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On this episode of Audacious, meet people who love something so much that they made a palooza out of it: Pogoing, lighters, origami, and John Phili...

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On this episode of Audacious, hear the story of intersex activist, Pidgeon Pagonis. They successfully changed one hospital's policies on surgeries ...

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On this episode of Audacious, meet people who love farts! Including animal researchers, a hand-farter, and a man born without an anus who now farts...

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On this episode of Audacious, hear from Jayson Greene, author of “Once More We Saw Stars“. On the 9th anniversary of her death, he talks about life...

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On this episode of Audacious, meet two people - Legion the Dragon and Burns the Dragon - who use extreme body modifications to turn themselves into...

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On this episode of Audacious, meet women in the pawn industry: Sandy Meier, owner of Pawn Queen in Wethersfield, CT, and Lauren Kaminsky, founder o...

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On this episode of Audacious, meet Dr. Dawn Wright! She is the first and only Black person to ever descend to the lowest point on Earth, known as "...

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On this episode of Audacious, hear about life in the stunt industry from two people who've been paralyzed on-set: Jonathan Goodwin and David Holmes...

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On this episode of Audacious, meet superfans of Beyonce and Taylor Swift, and hear the lengths they go to to experience - and share the love - of t...

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