Reno Public Radio (KUNR 88.7) Programs

Reno Public Reno (KUNR 88.7) provides NPR and local programing and local news reporting for the Northern Nevada area. 

This is a list of all of our NPR and local programming content. You can download and listen to past local program broadcasts and follow links to nationally syndicated NPR programming.

To download/print a one-page program schedule, click here.

Complete Schedule

  • Science Friday
    Each week Science Friday, host Ira Flatow and his panel of guests take complex science issues and break them down for a balanced discussion on the issues at hand.
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    BBC Newshour
    Airs Monday-Friday, 1-2 pm. BBC Newshour is a 60-minute program that delves deep into today's biggest news stories.
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    All Things Considered
    Airs Monday through Friday, 2-7 pm (with Marketplace at 3 & 5:30 pm; Fresh Air 4-5 pm)
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    Marketplace
    Marketplace is fast becoming the most talked about program on the air. The show's fresh, conversational tone, contemporary topics, and enthusiasm for business makes the show something that everyone can listen to no matter how well versed.
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    Fresh Air
    Fresh Air is one of the most popular programs on public radio. Host Terry Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics, and pop culture.
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    Classical Music
    The multiple, talented and knowledgable hosts such as Gillian Martin generate the programming live from the studio and then transmit the programming via satellite to KUNR in real time. It airs evenings and overnight Sunday night through Friday night on KUNR.
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    The Diane Rehm Show
    Winner of the 2010 George Foster Peabody Award, The Diane Rehm Show prepares and entertains listeners with attentive and energetic conversations on diverse discussion topics. Rehm interviews some of the most distinguished, and unusual guests hosted on any talk show.
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    Morning Edition
    Since 1979, NPR's Morning Edition has been at the core of public radio broadcasting. Morning Edition provides listeners up-to-the-minute news, in-depth analysis of events, commentary, and on the lighter side -- coverage of the arts and sports.
  • Club 88 with Bob Carroll
    With two programs on KUNR -- and only on KUNR -- veteran Reno Broadcaster Bob Carroll keeps alive some of the great music of the past with stars like Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Perry Como, Glen Miller and Benny Goodman.
  • Music of America with Bob Carroll
    With two programs on KUNR -- and only on KUNR -- veteran Reno Broadcaster Bob Carroll keeps alive some of the great music of the past with stars like Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Perry Como, Glen Miller and Benny Goodman.
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    Northern Nevada's public radio station, KUNR 88.7 FM, continues to expand its local news focus with Beyond the Headlines. The one-hour show airs Wednesdays at 2 p.m.
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    Commentary: KUNR GM David Stipech
    David encourages others to pursue their passions and make a difference with their lives. His radio commentaries on the heart-and-soul issues of life can be heard Mondays at 5:35 and 7:35 am.
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    Parenting with Cheryl Erwin
    Cheryl Erwin is a licensed marriage and family therapist and author who has had a private practice working with children, teens, couples, and individuals in the Reno/Sparks area for 20 years. Her parenting commentaries air Tuesdays at 5:35 and 7:35 am.
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    UNR Reflections: A Few Minutes with Milt
    Prior to the passing of UNR President Milton Glick on April 16, 2011, "A Few Minutes with Milt" aired Wednesdays at 5:30 and 7:30 a.m. You can hear archives of Milt's interviews with students, faculty, community members and others.
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    Relationships with Dr. Rebecca Jankovich
    Dr. Jankovich has worked as a psychologist since 1974. She works with a range of problems including relationships, depression, anxiety, sleep disorders, grief, trauma, and struggles with life transitions. Her commentaries air Thursdays at 5:35 and 7:35 am
  • Robin Holabird's Film Review Podcast-24x24
    Robin Holabird reviews movies for KUNR. A former radio news reporter, Robin appreciates the KUNR format explores stories in depth. Robin's reviews have aired on KUNR for more than 30 years. You can hear them each Friday morning at 5:35 and 7:35.
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    KUNR has long been at the center of the arts and culture of northern Nevada and the region. Reno Public Radio is committed to giving voice and visibility to leaders and organizations in the arts and culture community with these timely interviews.
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    Here & Now
    Here & Now offers a distinctive mix of hard news and rich conversation featuring interesting players from across the spectrum of arts and culture, business, technology, science and politics.
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    The Reynolds School Media Watch
    Each week the Dean of The Reynolds School of Journalism and Center for Advanced Media Studies discusses current issues facing journalism and media.
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    All Things Considered (Weekend)
    NPR News' signature afternoon newsmagazine, All Things Considered airs from 5-6 pm Saturdays and Sundays.
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    Car Talk
    Car Talk is a "can't-miss" weekend tradition for tens of thousands of listeners. America's funniest automobile mechanics, Tom and Ray Magliozzi, also known as Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, have laughed their way into the hearts of public radio listeners everywhere.
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    Sunday Baroque
    Created and hosted by Suzanne Bona, Sunday Baroque features music from specifically the "classical baroque" era before 1750. This includes composers like Handel, Vivaldi and Bach.
  • American Routes
    Airs Saturday, 8-10 p.m. American Routes is the melting pot of American Music on public radio.
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    A Prairie Home Companion
    Airs Saturday, 6-8 p.m. and Sunday, 12 noon-2 p.m. A Prairie Home Companion is a live radio variety show both created and hosted by Garrison Keillor since 1974.
  • Jimbo's Juke Joint and Acoustic Roadhouse Cafe
    Hosted by KUNR's longtime volunteer Jim Burke, Jimbo's Juke Joint & Acoustic Roadhouse Cafe takes an edgy, bohemian approach to roots music by featuring the latest high pitched twang of classic rural Americana and obscure country-fried folk.
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    Longtime Reno radio broadcaster and musician Steve Funk hosts Saturday afternoon blues host.
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    The Splendid Table
    If you love food, join host Lynne Rossetto Kasper for a weekly discussion about how food influences our culture, touches our lives and hearts, and molds our lifestyle.
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    World of Opera
    World of Opera with host Lisa Simeone brings listeners compelling performances from top American and international opera companies. World of Opera encompasses the seminal operas of centuries past as well as today's masterpieces. World of Opera is a production of WDAV Classical Public Radio, a service of Davidson College.
  • Risky Biscuit Hayseed Hoot
    Head out to the front porch of your radio and enjoy a tasty musical stew of insurgent Americana, folk, bluegrass, singer-songwriters, twang, spoken word, humor....known as The Risky Biscuit Hayseed Hoot!
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    Weekend Edition Saturday
    Weekend Edition Saturday is the Saturday counterpart to Morning Edition. NPR's Peabody Award-winning correspondent Scott Simon and his experience bring a sophisticated perspective to his role as host.
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    Weekend Edition Sunday
    Weekend Edition Sunday is the Sunday counterpart to Morning Edition. Host Liane Hansen brings news, analysis and features from NPR's team around the world.
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    Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me
    Wait Wait Don't Tell Me! is NPR's news quiz program hosted by Peter Sagal, with Carl Kasell. It features a panel of commentators that assist in the games and provide anecdotes along the way.
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    TED Radio
    A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.

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