WUNC Programs http://wunc.org en 'Here & Now' Live From Raleigh Friday January 24 http://wunc.org/post/here-now-live-raleigh-friday-january-24 <p>Robin Young from Here &amp; Now is coming to Raleigh.</p> Sun, 19 Jan 2014 23:37:14 +0000 WUNC 29201 at http://wunc.org 'Here & Now' Live From Raleigh Friday January 24 What Stories Are Edited Out Of Our Imagining Of Black History? Plenty http://wunc.org/post/what-stories-are-edited-out-our-imagining-black-history-plenty <p>The public radio program State of the Re:Union has a lofty goal. They want to tell the story of America, one community at a time.</p><p>On Monday January 20 at noon and 8 p.m. WUNC will present a State of the Re:Union special called <em>Re:Defining Black History 2014</em>. (<a href="http://www.prx.org/pieces/108432-re-defining-black-history">Listen to the show here</a>.)</p> Sat, 18 Jan 2014 15:46:41 +0000 WUNC 28918 at http://wunc.org What Stories Are Edited Out Of Our Imagining Of Black History? Plenty 'Here's The Thing' Returns Sundays At 6 PM http://wunc.org/post/heres-thing-returns-sundays-6-pm <p><em><strong>Update: The final "Here's The Thing" aired Sunday March 16, 2014.<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></strong></em></p><p>Alec Baldwin's "Here's The Thing" returns Sunday evenings at 6 p.m. with fresh conversations that provide unique entrée into the lives of some of today’s most exciting performers. Guests range from Jerry Seinfeld to Peter Frampton, from Judd Apatow to Chris Columbus. Baldwin sidesteps the predictable and fosters engaging conversations with a mixture of curiosity, intelligence and warmth. &nbsp;The 11-week series starts January 5.</p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 05:01:00 +0000 WUNC 27287 at http://wunc.org 'Here's The Thing' Returns Sundays At 6 PM Goodbye To The Story & Hello To Two New Programs http://wunc.org/post/goodbye-story-hello-two-new-programs <p><strong>New evening time for State of Things, debut of On Being and Q as The Story broadcasts end on WUNC&nbsp;</strong></p><p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 21:05:51 +0000 Keith Weston 23862 at http://wunc.org Goodbye To The Story & Hello To Two New Programs Award Winning Program "The Story" To End Eight-Year Run Due To Departure Of Host Dick Gordon http://wunc.org/post/award-winning-program-story-end-eight-year-run-due-departure-host-dick-gordon <p>"<a href="http://thestory.org" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">The Story</a>,” a nationally syndicated public radio news interview program hosted by the award-winning journalist <a href="http://www.thestory.org/about-us/staff/dick-gordon" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Dick Gordon</a>, will broadcast its final program on North Carolina Public Radio-WUNC on October 11, 2013.</p><p>Gordon plans to return to his native Canada, where he started his journalism career with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, to be closer to his family.</p><p>Connie Walker, WUNC’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> president and general manager, said Gordon recently made the difficult decision to step away from the program, which is produced at </span>WUNC and offers an hour of stories, five days a week, in a long-form conversation format.</p><p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 16:17:09 +0000 WUNC 21411 at http://wunc.org Award Winning Program "The Story" To End Eight-Year Run Due To Departure Of Host Dick Gordon Saying "Goodbye" to Patty Painter-Wakefield http://wunc.org/post/saying-goodbye-patty-painter-wakefield <p>Today is her last day. We say goodbye to our colleague Patty Painter-Wakefield. She and her family are moving to new opportunities out of state.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 16:01:00 +0000 Keith Weston 18973 at http://wunc.org Saying "Goodbye" to Patty Painter-Wakefield WUNC Ranked One Of Top Five Public Radio Stations http://wunc.org/post/wunc-ranked-one-top-five-public-radio-stations <p>A new report by <a href="http://www.themediaaudit.com/">The Media Audit</a> names WUNC one of the top five public radio stations in the country. The report used cume ratings – the estimated number of people who have listened to the station during a given period – to determine stations’ popularity. WUNC was ranked number five, with nearly 17 percent of adults in the market listening to the station in the past seven days at the time of the report.</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 15:21:22 +0000 Laura Candler 18972 at http://wunc.org WUNC Ranked One Of Top Five Public Radio Stations This American Life Celebrates Its 500th Episode; Take The TAL Quiz! http://wunc.org/post/american-life-celebrates-its-500th-episode-take-tal-quiz <p>UPDATE: <a href="http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/500/500">Hear Episode #500 on the TAL website</a>.</p><p>If you are a <em>This American Life</em> listener, get ready to celebrate. The popular radio show is reaching a milestone this weekend, broadcasting its 500<sup>th</sup> episode. To celebrate, Ira asked each of the show’s producers to recall their favorite moment—whether that be a single phrase or an entire story—and talk about that moment during a special, behind-the-scenes, “best-of” episode airing this weekend.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 19:18:55 +0000 Laura Candler 18831 at http://wunc.org This American Life Celebrates Its 500th Episode; Take The TAL Quiz! Here & Now Airs On WUNC Beginning July 1 http://wunc.org/post/here-now-airs-wunc-beginning-july-1 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">WUNC is proud to announce that it is adding NPR's </span><a href="http://wunc.org/programs/here-now" style="line-height: 1.5;">Here &amp; Now</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to its weekday lineup. &nbsp;The program begins on July 1 and will air Monday through Thursday at 2 pm.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Science Friday with Ira </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Flatow</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will continue to air Fridays at 2. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 21:19:00 +0000 David Brower 17986 at http://wunc.org Here & Now Airs On WUNC Beginning July 1