WNYE 91.5 FM


NYC Media is excited to announce a new schedule on WNYE 91.5 FM, the City of New York's official radio station, featuring more programming by New Yorkers for New Yorkers. The new programming schedule begins at 12:01am on Monday, August 31, 2015, and also includes a more diverse array of information and cultures. Listeners will find music from more than a dozen cultures; new discussions on Latino, African American, and women’s issues; and NPR favorites like “Here & Now”  and “All Things Considered.”

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 shows and to view our new schedule.


Show NameShow DescriptionAir Time
Afropop 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. (M-F) 11PM-12AM
(Weekends) 6AM-9AM
Aktina FM Since 1993, AKTINA FM with an English and bilingual format is the only Greek-Cypriot American show available. The show features the latest news from around the world, reports, discussions on current news events, health, immigration and other topics of public interest with audience participation, the culture and history of Cyprus and Greece, the finest music selections and other unique entertainment. Sponsored by the non-profits AKTINA and CYPRECO, and produced/hosted by Elena Maroulleti. (Sat) 3:30PM-8PM
(Sun) 1:30PM-6PM
All Things Considered In All Things Considered, stories and reports come to listeners from NPR reporters and correspondents based throughout the United States and the world. .All Things Considered has earned many of journalism's highest honors, including the George Foster Peabody Award, the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award and the Overseas Press Club Award. (M-F) 4PM-6PM
ALT: Latino From Latin rock to psychedelic cumbia and everything in between, Alt.Latino Radio spins a genre-bending mix where tradition meets innovation. (Weds) 9:30PM-10PM
Backstory BackStory is an hour-long show in which renowned U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf, and Brian Balogh tear a topic from the headlines and plumb its historical depths. Over the course of each episode, the historian-hosts are joined by people in the news, callers, and fellow scholars interested in exploring the roots of contemporary America. Together, they reveal the connections -- and disconnections -- between past and present. (Weds) 12PM-1PM
Best of Our Knowledge The Best of Our Knowledge keeps listeners up-to-date on educational trends, from pre-school to PhD, and spotlights breakthroughs in all disciplines. Hosted and Produced by Bob Barrett. (Weds) 1PM-1:30PM
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. (Thu) 1PM-2PM
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. (Mon) 9PM-10PM
(Sun) 11PM-12AM
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. (Thurs) 12PM-1PM
Communitaire Haitienne Talk show focusses on Haitian American issues, primarily local and Haiti news. (Mon) 8PM-9PM
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.​ (M-F) 7PM-8PM
Croatian Radio Talk show focusses on Croatian American issues primarily local and Croatian news.​ (Weds) 8PM-8:30PM
(Sat) 10AM-11AM
State of the Union
Interview show focusing on labor issues hosted and produced by local district council 37 labor union.​ (Weds) 1:30PM-2PM
(Sun) 8PM-8:30PM
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. (M-F) 2AM-4AM
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. (Mon) 1PM-1:30PM
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. (Sun) 9PM-11PM
Haitian Perspective Perspectives Haitiennes is the medium used by the Haitian Society for Research to carry out its mission to EDUCATE AND EMPOWER the community. (Tues) 8PM-10PM
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. (M-F) 2PM-4PM
Innovation Hub Innovation Hub features today's most creative thinkers - from authors to researchers to business leaders. It explores new avenues in education, science, medicine, transportation, and more. (Fri) 12PM-1PM
Irish American Radio Talk show focuses on Irish American issues and news. (Sat) 9AM-10AM
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. (Sat, Sun)12AM-4AM
Latino USA A radio journal of news and culture from a Latino perspective. (Weds)8:30PM-9:30PM
Macedonian Radio Talk show focusses on Macedonian American issues, primarily local and Macedonia news. (Sat)11AM-12PM
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. (Sun)6PM-8PM
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. (Tues)1:30PM-2PM
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. (Mon-Thurs)10PM-11PM
Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen The Peabody Award-winning "Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen," from PRI and WNYC, is public radio’s smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt Andersen introduces you to the people who are creating and shaping our culture. (Mon)1PM-2PM
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. (Mon)12PM-1PM
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. (Sun)8:30PM-9PM
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. (Fri)1PM-2PM
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. (M-F)6PM-7PM
Trevor Wilkins Radio Calypso music show hosted by Trevor Wilkins. (Fri-Sat)8PM-11PM
WFUV with Corney 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. (M-F)6AM-10AM
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. (M-F)12AM-2AM
(Thurs) 8PM-10PM
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. (Tues)12PM-1PM