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. 

Series

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Three features about issues of poverty following Hurricane Katrina

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81 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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242 Pieces

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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139 Pieces

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


Latest Pieces

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On this episode of Audacious, meet the author of "It's Decorative Gourd Season, Mother*@&!s"; a man who sailed down a river in a giant pumpkin; and...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2024
  • Length: 50:00
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On this episode of Audacious, meet a man who collects items that are supposedly haunted; And another man explains why he collects art made by murde...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2024
  • Length: 50:01
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On this episode of Audacious, hear about what goes into the art of the interview with CBS’s Gayle King, MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan, and Showtime’s Ziwe.

  • Added: Mar 03, 2024
  • Length: 50:00
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On this episode of Audacious, meet a boy who became a chess master at ten, siblings who started college at seven, and one of the youngest members o...

Bought by GCR (Global Community Radio)


  • Added: Mar 01, 2024
  • Length: 50:01
  • Purchases: 1
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On this episode of Audacious, an environmental activist and a Trappist Monk talk about their vows of silence, and host Chion Wolf takes a week off ...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2024
  • Length: 50:01
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On this episode of Audacious, meet two artists whose messages of positivity, encouragement, and love have exploded on social media.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2024
  • Length: 50:00
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Hear about the 5000 year history of billboards, and meet the man behind the “I LOVE YOU JESUS” billboards on I-84 and I-91 here in Connecticut. And...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2024
  • Length: 50:00
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Today, you’re gonna hear from three people who had close encounters with wild animals - and have the scars to prove it.

  • Added: Feb 24, 2024
  • Length: 50:01
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Meet an extreme ironer, cheese roller, and shin kicking referee (also called a "stickler") on this weird sports episode of Audacious!

  • Added: Feb 24, 2024
  • Length: 50:00
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On this episode of Audacious, meet a man who was born colorblind but can now hear colors thanks to an antenna implanted into his skull. And a chore...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2024
  • Length: 50:00