Ways To Listen

Wisconsin Public Radio consists of 38 stations programmed by seven regional studios and carrying programming from three WPR networks. There are many ways to listen to WPR — on your radio, via this website, via the WPR app and with a smart speaker — find details below.

Find Your Local Radio Station

Interested in listening to our AM and FM broadcasts? You can search for your local radio station by ZIP code or using your current location.

Listen On WPR.org

You can listen to WPR’s three networks live with our built-in audio player on wpr.org. The player is in the dark gray bar at the bottom of your screen. You can select the network you want to hear — NPR News & Music, The Ideas Network, or All Classical Network — here’s a little more information:

If you’re on your phone: click on the small white circle with an arrow in it. The audio player should expand so you can choose the network you want to hear. You’ll also find links to the network program schedules, playlists and program notes there.

If you’re on a computer: click on the red oval that says “Live Streams” in it. The audio player should expand so you can choose the network you want to hear. You’ll also find links to the network program schedules, playlists and program notes there.

If you’re having trouble with the audio player, please let our Audience Services team know by email listener@wpr.org or by calling 800-747-7444.

Listen With Free WPR App

With the free WPR mobile app you can listen to NPR News & Music, The Ideas Network and All Classical live at home or on the go, in Wisconsin or anywhere you have an internet connection on Wi-Fi or cellular data.

The app is free in Apple’s App Store and in the Google Play Store for Android devices. Once you’ve downloaded and installed the free app, select the network you want to hear and then press play on the bottom of the screen to listen.

Tap “More” to hear your favorite WPR and NPR programs and podcasts on demand, including: “Wisconsin Today,” “Morning Edition,” “All Things Considered,” “Chapter A Day,” “To the Best of Our Knowledge,” “Marketplace,” “The Larry Meiller Show,” and more. You can also read the latest Wisconsin headlines from WPR’s award-winning journalists. Learn more here.

Smart Speakers

WPR’s live streams, podcasts and programs are available through most major smart speakers, including Amazon’s AlexaGoogle Assistant and Apple Homepod (Siri). WPR has created an Alexa Skill that you can enable on compatible devices. Find more details the Alexa Skill and on listening to WPR on smart speaker here.

TuneIn Streams

TuneIn is one of the most widely known “Third Party Stream Aggregators” available. You can visit them directly or use them through some Smart Speakers (Alexa) and even through some Internet Radios (Sonos)