WNYE 91.5 FM

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WNYE 91.5 FM

WNYE 91.5 FM is managed and operated by NYC Media, a part of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment. Broadcasting throughout the metropolitan area from the 4 Times Square tower in midtown Manhattan, it serves the public 24/7 with its schedule of programming. The programming aims to inform, educate, and reflect the diversity of interests that make up New York City's population.

Scroll down for descriptions of WNYE 91.5 FM programs and to view our schedule.


Show Name Show Description
A Way With Words A Way with Words is an upbeat and lively hour-long public radio show about language examined through history, culture, and family. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers from around the world about language change, slang, new words, grammar, old sayings, word origins, regional dialects, family expressions, books, literature, poetry, and speaking and writing well. They settle disputes, play word quizzes, and discuss language news and controversies.
Afropop Worldwide Afropop Worldwide is a Peabody award winning radio program and online magazine dedicated to music from Africa and the African diaspora. Afropop Worldwide is produced by World Music Productions, a Brooklyn-based, nonprofit organization founded by Sean Barlow in 1986.
ALT: Latino From Latin rock to psychedelic cumbia and everything in between, Alt.Latino Radio spins a genre-bending mix where tradition meets innovation.
Art Movez Join hosts Toni Williams and Eli Kuslansky as they talk with the innovative thinkers and doers at the intersection of the creative arts and social justice.
Asian View Asian View is an international newscast produced by NHK WORLD-JAPAN. It features the latest business, trade, and geopolitical news from across Asia. Listen to Asian View weekdays for news from a region that’s playing an increasingly important role in the world.
Beat Latino Beat Latino explores the past, present of future of Latinx music every week, curating an hour-long selection of songs around a relevant musical or cultural topic, with bilingual commentary.
Big Picture Science The Big Picture Science radio show and podcast engages the public with modern science research through lively and intelligent storytelling. Science radio doesn’t have to be dull. The only dry thing about our program is the humor.
Brazilian Music Hour Brazilian Hour is an eclectic show devoted to Brazilian music, and featuring styles such as samba, bossa nova, instrumental, pop, afro-bloco, and more. The show also features interviews. It has been offered free-of-charge since 1980.
Bullseye with Jesse Thorn Bullseye is a public radio show about what's good in popular culture. With a keen editorial eye, Bullseye sifts the wheat from the chaff, and brings you hot culture picks, in-depth interviews with the most revered and revolutionary creative people and irreverent original comedy.
Communitaire Haitienne Talk show focusses on Haitian American issues, primarily local and Haiti news.
Cosmos FM COSMOS FM is the only daily, bilingual non-commercial Greek radio program in the New York Metropolitan Area. COSMOS FM features 20-plus different programs in Greek and English, including local, national and international news; news from Greece and Cyprus; and programs on politics, science, social issues, religion, health, finance, music, the arts, sports, and community affairs.​
Croatian Radio Talk show focusses on Croatian American issues primarily local and Croatian news.​
Echoes With host John Diliberto, a writer for Billboard, Pulse and other magazines, Echoes brings together a wide array of styles, from acoustic to electronic, jazz to space music, the avant-garde to rock. Echoes is a sound that is cross-cultural and trans-millennial, merging cultures and forms, technology and tradition, the ancient past and the possible future.
Fifty-One Percent Each week, 51% tunes into the issues of particular concern to women and, by extension, to all of us. This award-winning program takes an honest look at the questions, concerns, and successes born out of the professional and social progress made by women. Hosted and Produced by Allison Dunne, the aim of the series is to both educate and empower listeners.
Global Village With a fresh, inventive mix of global sounds and styles and a welcoming presentation, this award-winning show speaks to the joys of musical discovery and smart entertainment with diverse and engaging world music that appeals to a broad audience.
Haiti Premiere Classe Radio Haiti Premiere Class entertains the Haitian community and its allies, close of 1.5 million people in the New York tri-state area alone. The show features Haitian music, painting, publication and news from the community and from Haiti. For many, Haiti Premiere Class is the source of information on issues affecting daily life, historical and cultural awareness as well as a variety of educative subjects in the areas of medical, economics, political and legal issues.
Here and Now A live production of NPR and WBUR, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening in the middle of the day, with timely, smart and in-depth news, interviews and conversation.
Irish American Radio Talk show focuses on Irish American issues and news.
Jazz After Hours Jazz After Hours is the focal point of a vibrant, exciting jazz community. The best new releases are featured each week on the show, along with classic recordings from jazz’s greats. Host Jeff Hanley covers the jazz scene across America and connects the music and the musicians on the show to the club gigs, festivals, and concerts that keep jazz alive.
Latino USA A radio journal of news and culture from a Latino perspective.
Medgar Evers College Radio In 1972, Dr. Mary Umolu was awarded a grant to establish Medgar Evers College Radio, which began to broadcast over WNYE 91.5 FM reaching the tri-state area. Since then, it has been a successful communications vehicle for the students of the college, the Central Brooklyn Community, and beyond.
Person Place Thing PPT reinvents the one-on-one interview around the premise that people reveal themselves most intimately when speaking not directly about themselves but about something they care about. Guests come prepared to talk about a person, and a place, and a thing that are important to them, allowing them to tell stories they never have before.
Putumayo Putumayo World Music was established in 1993 to introduce people to the music of the world’s cultures. For the past 21 years, Putumayo has been known for its joyful compilations of great international music.
Ted Radio Hour
TED Radio Hour hosted by Guy Raz – a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to think and create. Based on Talks given by riveting speakers on the world-renowned TED stage, each show is centered on a common theme and injects soundscapes and conversations that bring these ideas to life.
The Book Show Each week on The Book Show, host Joe Donahue interviews authors about their books, their lives and their craft. It is a celebration of both reading and writers. As the son of a librarian, Joe has been part of the book world since childhood. His first job was as a library assistant, during college he was a clerk at an independent book store and for the past 25 years he has been interviewing authors about their books on the radio.
The Laura Flanders Show The Laura Flanders Show explores actionable models for creating a better world by reporting on the people and movements driving systemic change. We spotlight the solutions of tomorrow, today.
The World Each weekday, host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories in an hour of radio that reminds us just how small our planet really is.
Trevor Wilkins Radio Calypso music show hosted by Trevor Wilkins.
UN Daily UN News provides the audience with daily global perspective and human stories.
WFUV with Corny O'Connell WFUV, New York’s source for music discovery, has been a noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University for more than 65 years. Wake up on the right side of the bed, with Corny O'Connell in the chair. Every weekday morning he asks the Question of the Day, and then plays your best answers.
Women in Music with Laney Goodman Women in Music with Laney Goodman, is a weekly, one-hour specialty show that features an eclectic mix of the best music from emerging female artists, as well as seasoned women musicians from around the world.
World Café The World Café with host David Dye serves up an eclectic mix of music from blues, rock, and world, to folk, and alternative country with live performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.
Zorba Paster on Your Health Get a weekly dose of health and fitness with Dr. Zorba Paster and Tom Clark. Their down-to-earth, personal style makes this call-in show as entertaining as it is informative. They'll share their opinions on what's new in health and fitness, as well as share tips for a healthy lifestyle.