KQED Public Radio Highlights

  • null


Taliban Kill More Than 130 Schoolchildren in Pakistan

Today at 9:00am

At least 132 children were killed Tuesday when Taliban militants attacked an army-run school in Peshawar. We discuss the attack and its repercussions.

  • null

Hanukkah Lights

Tonight at 8:00pm

A perennial NPR favorite, "Hanukkah Lights" returns with brand new Hanukkah stories by acclaimed authors including Debra Ginsberg, Anne Burt, Lesley Hyatt, Andrew Borowitz and Theodore Bikel. Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz host.

  • Vladimir Putin

The Takeaway

How Russia is Reporting on the Ruble's Collapse

Today at 12:00pm

How is news of the ruble's collapse being reported to ordinary Russians? The show talks with Dmitry Babich, political analyst for the Voice of Russia Radio.

  • null


Tune in for KQED's series of daily listener commentaries. Or...submit your own!

Sponsored by

What's on now?

  88.5 San Francisco

  89.3 Sacramento

  • 1:00pm Fresh Air Robert Beachy on 'Gay Berlin'
  • 2:00pm World The Chinese Confinement Diet

New Ways to Hear KQED On-The-Go

To get started, use the easy links above. Or inside iTunes Radio search "KQED" and be sure to "add" our station to your personal "My Stations" list for future listening. Visit and search for KQED then click the "+" or "follow" button.

Audio Archives

Search our audio archives of KQED-produced programs below, and listen to past episodes on your computer or take them with you on your iPod.

Radio Specials

Radio Specials

KQED airs some of the best programs from independent radio producers and public radio networks around the world including: America Abroad, Hearing Voices, and Radiolab.
View airtimes on upcoming specials

KQED Productions

  • The California Report

    The California Report

    Daily news and a weekly newsmagazine, produced by KQED in partnership with stations statewide.

  • The Do List

    The Do List

    Cy Musiker and David Wiegand on the hottest tickets and shows in Northern California.

  • Forum


    KQED's live call-in program presents wide-ranging discussions and in-depth interviews.

  • KQED News

    KQED News

    KQED's local news program reporting on the latest happenings in Northern California.

  • Perspectives


    Our series of daily listener commentaries since 1991.