90.5 WESA Station News

An Evening with Diane Rehm

Nov 18, 2013

Each weekday, listeners across the country tune in for the Diane Rehm Show, which has grown from a local morning call-in show to one of public broadcasting's most popular programs. Diane came to Pittsburgh's Hillman Center for Performing Arts recently to talk about her career in public radio.

Special Veterans Day Programming

Nov 11, 2013

Essential Pittsburgh: Gold Star Children and America's Longest War
Noon and 8 p.m.

An estimated 5,000 American children lost a parent to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq since 2001. Children who have lost a parent to war are the subject of the documentary Gold Star Children: Two Generations Sharing Loss and Healing, premiering Monday on the Pentagon channel. This Veterans Day, Essential Pittsburgh will talk with the film’s writer, producer and director Mitty Griffis Mirrer.

WESA

Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act begins soon. The overhaul of the health care system is confusing and raises a lot of questions. On Thursday, 90.5 WESA’s daily magazine program Essential Pittsburgh will host a public forum to answer your questions on the Affordable Care Act.
 

'No Shows' and Special Programming

Aug 26, 2013

Essential Pittsburgh Special: 7M Students are Chronic "No Shows"

Program Updates for August

Jul 26, 2013

Starting Friday, August 2, late night listening just got hipper.  

We are excited to bring The Retro Cocktail Hour here from Kansas Public Radio airing 12 a.m. - 2 a.m.  Space-age jazz and groovy '50s cocktail music perfect to keep your dinner guests entertained until the wee hours. This is part of our After Hours Friday line up. 

Stop your podcasting! The Ted Radio Hour will be on 90.5 WESA! 

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