Who We Are:
WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, is a public media leader committed to exceptional journalism on-air, online, on demand and on stage. Our mission is to serve the public, report the truth and enrich lives.
WBUR reaches 7 million listeners across the country each week with two national programs, On Point and Here & Now. A pioneering podcaster, WBUR's iLab produces critically acclaimed shows such as Endless Thread, Anything For Selena, Circle Round, and Consider This (NPR's first national-local daily news podcast). WBUR is home to Boston’s largest radio newsroom and reports original, local stories throughout the day that provide insight and cultural context to the community — helping to unite a diverse, complex and changing world.
You, Our Listeners:
WBUR is a non-profit affiliate of NPR and relies on funding from listener support, corporate underwriters, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and hundreds of volunteers. Every dollar raised is reinvested in WBUR, and our community, in the form of fair and objective journalism upon which more than 500,000 listeners depend.
- Morning Edition (5 to 9 a.m. weekdays) with Bob Oakes is a morning staple for listeners across New England, as one of the top-rated news programs in all of Boston radio.
- On Point (10 a.m. to 11 a.m. weekdays), hosted by Meghna Chakrabarti leads provocative conversations that help make sense of the world. Each show is a deeply researched, beautifully produced hour by WBUR in Boston, distributed by American Public Media.
- Here & Now (noon to 2 p.m. weekdays) with Robin Young and Tonya Mosley reaches nearly 90% of the U.S. with compelling newsmagazine-style content, plus breaking news and great conversations.
- Radio Boston (3 to 4 p.m. weekdays), hosted by Tiziana Dearing, features provocative stories and authentic voices, reflecting what is unique about this city, state and region.
- All Things Considered (4 to 6:30 p.m. weekdays) with Lisa Mullins is the afternoon counterpart to Morning Edition, consisting of the biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries and insightful features on arts, music and entertainment. It is one of the most listened-to afternoon drive-time news radio programs in the city.
- Car Talk (11 a.m. to noon Saturday) a public radio staple since 1977 now features "The Best of Car Talk" and hosted by Ray Magliozzi.