Looking for a Pick-Me-Up in the Mornings?

Need quality programming for your daily commute to work? This week we’ve assembled an abundance of morning broadcasts to help you start the day right. What’s even better is most of the stations listed below archive their programming, so you can listen anytime, anywhere.

ckut_logo_bigCKUT, based in McGill University in Montreal, Canada, airs “Morning Afters” every weekday from 7:00-9:00 a.m. Along with the latest community news, “Morning Afters” features independent musical, cultural and artistic programming presented by a large volunteer team.


KBCS at Bellevue College in Bellevue, Washington is home of “The Morning Blend,” a mix of local national news and perspectives, hosted by community members, as well as fresh new music locally and globally. The program airs Weekdays from 7:00-8:00 a.m.


KBOO in Portland, Oregon hosts “Voices from the Edge” each Thursday from 7:00-8:00 a.m. Hosted by Jo Ann Hardesty, the show is a call-in format featuring guests you would not hear elsewhere. Lively discussions and meaningful coversations engage listeners in subjects such as racial disparity, government accountability, environmental justice and politics on local, state and national levels.



KHOI in Ames, Iowa is home of “Local Talk,” airing Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 7:00-8:00 a.m. “Local Talk” is a local interview program concerning the people, stories and events of central Iowa. Each program is rebroadcast later in the day, at noon and 7:00 p.m.


KRFY in Sandpoint, Idaho hosts the “KRFY Morning Show” Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00-9:00 a.m. “Morning Show” presents locally produced news, an events calendar, interviews, weather and happenings to inspire and inform.



KSFR in Santa Fe, New Mexico hosts “Santa Fe Radio Cafe” weekdays at 8:00 a.m., live from the Santa Fe Baking Company. The daily talk show features guests you know and others you’d like to know–a wide variety of voices ranging from Presidential candidates and nationally-renowned experts to local artists and authors.


Albuquerque, New Mexico’s KUNM broadcasts its “Call-In Show” Thursdays at 8:00 a.m. Listen in for live interviews with community leaders, elected officials, experts and advocates.


KKFI in Kansas City, Missouri is home of “All Souls Forum,” Kansas City’s “longest ongoing conversation.” Broadcast Wednesdays at noon, guest speakers typically focus on issues of political, social justice, moral, educational and artistic significance, followed by questions and discussions.

KKFI also airs “Anything Goes,” an alternative and often zany public affairs program, which airs Fridays at noon.