Programs A-Z

  • Since its debut in 1971, this afternoon radio newsmagazine has delivered in-depth reporting and transformed the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Heard by more than 13 million people on over 600 radio stations each...

  • For close to 80 years, BBC World Service has been one of the globe's most comprehensive sources for news. Few networks can rival the list of BBC international correspondents, reporters and producers - it's one of the world's most respected news...

  • Centerpiece is a series of 'short messages of insight and inspiration' written by Harvey Yoder of the Family Life Resource Center.

  • Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.

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  • Here & Now is public radio's daily news magazine, bringing you the news that breaks after Morning Edition and before All Things Considered.

  • While WMRA's Virginia Insight is on sabbatical, we're presenting

  • Invisibilia NPR’s series about the unseen forces that control human behavior.  

  • Award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine on business and economics news "for the rest of us." The 30-minute program-with an irreverent reporting style all its own-airs weekday evenings on more than 320 public radio stations...

  • Marketplace Weekend gives the week's business and economic news a human voice. Host Lizzie O'Leary guides listeners through the most fascinating economic stories of the week, exploring what happened, why it matters, who it affects and what...

  • Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's Morning Edition. National hosts Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep, and local host Bob Leweke, bring the day's...

  • On Point unites distinct and provocative voices with passionate discussion as it confronts the stories that are at the center of what is important in the world today. Leaving no...

  • PROGRAM NOTE -- Shanil Virani, host of Our Island Universe, is no longer serving as Director of the JMU John C. Wells Planetarium. As a result, we will be unable to continue the series Our Island Universe.<...

  • Park View Mennonite consists of many smaller communities who relate to each other in various ways every day, who worship God together, study the scriptures, pray together, and support each other as we...

  • The Spark aired on WMRA from late 2011 to December 2016, with a creative look at --well-- creativity. Our interviews focused on whatever people are passionate about in the WMRA region: sculpture, model railroading, costume-making,...

  • Virginia Insight has a rich history of archives to peruse. From politics to culture, technology to religion, entertainment to relationships, Virginia Insight inspires understanding.

  • WMRA presents a different public radio special each week.

  • Radiolab, created by WNYC, is unlike any other program you have encountered. It is truly "must hear" radio. Each episode is an experiential investigation in sound and style......

  • Explore science-related topics -- from subatomic particles and the human genome to the Internet and earthquakes. Listen to in-depth discussion with scientists and others from all walks of life whose work influences our daily lives.

  • Second Look compiles the week's stories from the WMRA newsroom into one news magazine.

  • An idea is the one gift that you can hang onto even after you've given it away. Welcome to TED Radio Hour hosted by Guy Raz – a journey through fascinating ideas:...

  • The Takeaway is a national morning news program that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead. 

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  • Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour weekend morning newsmagazine...

  • Examine a wide range of topics with leading scholars and discover such things as the traditions of the samurai warrior, hear about the ways we pre-judge others based on their accents, or laugh at the surprising history of Hawaiian shirts.

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  • The WMRA Daily brings you the latest local, regional and statewide news, and WMRA feature stories.  Find it here early every weekday morning, or subscribe to the podcast.

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