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WNYC

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WNYC 93.9 FM and AM 820 are America's most listened-to public radio stations, reaching over one million listeners each week. WNYC FM 93.9 broadcasts a broad range of daily news, talk, cultural and classical music programming, while WNYC AM 820 maintains a stronger focus on breaking news and international/ global news reporting. WNYC, New York Public Radio maintains a busy centralized newsroom and its award-winning reporters contribute regularly to local news broadcasts and to the nationally aired news programs Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Marketplace. WNYC produces signature daily interview programs, hosted by Brian Lehrer, Leonard Lopate and John Schaefer as well as the nationally broadcast Radiolab, On the Media, Studio 360, Selected Shorts and Freakonomics Radio. 

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Alec visits Lorne Michaels in his office at Rockefeller Center – the same office he’s had since 1975, when he created Saturday Night Live. Michael...

Bought by KMUZ, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KUNV, KRCC-FM, KSRQ and more


  • Added: Sep 28, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 44
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Alec talks with late-night legend David Letterman. Letterman describes his early days as a local TV host in Indiana, followed by time working the c...

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, KUNV, KRCC-FM, KSRQ, WRIR and more


  • Added: Sep 28, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 44
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Alec goes backstage with comic actor Chris Rock after a matinee of The Motherf**ker With The Hat to hear what it was like for Rock to be in his fir...

Bought by Peconic Public Broadcasting, KUNV, KRCC-FM, KSRQ, WRIR and more


  • Added: Sep 28, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 44
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Three :30 generic Here's The Thing promos, available free to stations carrying the 5-episode first series. (Episode-specific promos are available...

Bought by KUNV, KERA, KOSU, KUHF, WFPL News and more


  • Added: Sep 25, 2012
  • Length: 01:28
  • Purchases: 21
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A one-hour program of music and interviews, examining the impact of Glenn Gould's Bach recordings, and those of other pianists since Gould's death.

Bought by KUT, WCAI / WNAN, WCAI / WNAN, KUT-HD, KALW and more


  • Added: Sep 20, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 9
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Alec sits down with Billy Joel at a piano as Joel details the decisions – musical and personal – that helped shape his music and his career.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, Peconic Public Broadcasting, KUNV, KRCC-FM, WRIR and more


  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 46
Caption: Claressa Shields at the Olympic Trials. , Credit: Sue Jaye Johnson
This year women will enter the Olympic boxing ring for the first time. Hosted by actor Rosie Perez and producer Marianne McCune, "Go for It" expl...

Bought by WBEZ, Delta College Public Radio, WDET Detroit Public Radio, WAMU, KZYX and more


  • Added: Jun 25, 2012
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 37
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An hour-long celebration of the American holiday songbook, with rarely heard recordings from Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney, Louis Prima, and Donny Ha...

Bought by Prairie Public, Raven Radio, RadioFreePalmer, WFIU, KSQM 91.5 FM and more


  • Added: Dec 14, 2011
  • Length: 58:27
  • Purchases: 46
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To mark the 10th Anniversary of 9/11, Radio Rookies, WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning youth journalism program, presents “Our 9/11: Growing Up in The A...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, WRPI, WXDU, KPVL, KWMR and more


  • Added: Sep 06, 2011
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 29
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Erin Reeg's parents were paramedics when they met and fell in love. They went on to become a firefighter and a nurse who instilled in their two dau...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 09:10
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Norhan Basuni divides her life into the time before September 11th, and the time after. For her, it is the day that she became a symbol of Islam, a...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 09:34
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After the death of Osama bin Laden, young people took to the streets to celebrate and there was discussion in the media about a "9/11 Generation," ...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 07:17
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Joey Rizzolo was six years old when he watched the events of September 11, 2001 on TV, while folding laundry with his grandma in his living room.

  • Added: Sep 02, 2011
  • Length: 07:02
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Eric Leinung was 11-years-old when his older brother, Paul, went to work on the 100th floor of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Paul ...

  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 10:04
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Jillian Suarez's story is one she says she doesn't want to tell with tears. Jillian's father, a New York City police officer, didn't come home on ...

Bought by YouthCast


  • Added: Sep 01, 2011
  • Length: 05:27
  • Purchases: 1
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It seems likely that the 9/11 site and memorial will be among the most-if not THE most-visited sites in the US, with millions expected to pay their...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KUMD, WAMC, and KUFM - Montana Public Radio


  • Added: Aug 31, 2011
  • Length: 06:58
  • Purchases: 4
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Ten years after the terrorist attacks of September 11th, as part of WNYC's "Decade: 9/11" coverage, this special explores people's most visceral a...

Bought by KPVL, KMXT, KBGA 89.9 FM, RadioFreePalmer, KVSC and more


  • Added: Aug 23, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 46
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The names of many of Reverend Martin Luther King Junior’s associates are well known: Harry Belafonte, Jesse Jackson, Andrew Young. But one of his m...

Bought by WABE, KPVL, WJFF, KSRQ, KVSC and more


  • Added: Feb 04, 2011
  • Length: 07:38
  • Purchases: 12
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Funny WNYC pledge spot about guilt trips

Bought by KUNC and WFIU


  • Added: Jun 30, 2009
  • Length: 01:03
  • Purchases: 2
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Jad Abumrad voices this pledge spot about how much public radio is worth

Bought by KHNS and KVSC


  • Added: Jun 30, 2009
  • Length: :51
  • Purchases: 2