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KACU

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KACU is the NPR news station in Abilene, Texas, broadcasting from the campus of Abilene Christian University. KACU is heard locally on 89.5FM and streamed online at http://kacu.org/ KACU has been serving the Big Country of West Texas with daily news, educational information and music since 1986.

Daytime programming includes "Morning Edition," "On Point," "Here and Now," "Fresh Air," and "All Things Considered." Weekday evenings include classical music programming starting with "Exploring Music by Billy McGlaughlin," followed by "Performance Today," and others. Weekends include "Car Talk," "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me," "This American Life," "Radiolab," "A Prairie Home Companion," and others. 

University students produce daily newscasts, the "News at Noon," a weekly news program, and "This Week in Abilene," a public events calendar for Abilene and the surrounding area. KACU also produces the classical music program "Conductor's Notes." Dr. Jazz's "All That Jazz" and "Nightsounds with Kyle McAlister" are both locally produced programs heard only on KACU. "The Appetizer" is a syndicated program produced in the Abilene area as well.
 

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