We're right where you want us to be. It's popularly known as Michiana, but whatever you want to call the region of southwestern Michigan and
north-central Indiana, WVPE has it covered.
Dial Position 88.1 FM
Power: 11,500 watts, with a coverage area of 60 miles.
WVPE serves 17 counties in north central Indiana and southwestern lower Michigan with a total population of more than 1,000,000.
WVPE is a vital communication resource that strives to inform, entertain and inspire the communities we serve. We do this through programming, services and events reflective of our culture and diversity to create a more informed public.
Our Distinctive Format
We're pleased to be Michiana's voice for award-winning National Public RadioTM news and locally produced programming. Our listeners are treated to uniquely American sounds of jazz, blues and folk music. They also receive comprehensive world, national and regional news, and the latest information on a variety of topics they care about - everything from health and science to changing technology, business and beyond.
From our humble beginning in 1972 as a student-run broadcasting lab at the Elkhart Area Career Center, we have become the area's only National Public Radio member station, broadcasting quality programs that inform, entertain, and increase community awareness.
Shows: A Prairie Home Companion, All Things Considered, Car Talk (NPR), Fresh Air (NPR), Humankind, Jazz with Bob Parlocha, Marketplace, NPR's Morning Edition, On the Media, Piano Jazz, Talk of the Nation, Talk of the Nation Science Friday, The Diane Rehm Show, This American Life, Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me, Weekend All Things Considered, Weekend Edition Saturday, Weekend Edition Sunday, From Our Own Correspondent (R4 Edition), Global Business, One Planet, The Strand, WireTap, Assignment, BBC World Business News, BBC World News, Charlie Gillett's World of Music, Heart and Soul, The Interview, The World Today, World Briefing, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Le Show, Speaking of Faith, Splendid Table, Fresh Air Weekend, Sound Medicine, Hearing Voices, Jazz Set, Are We Alone, Blues Revue, Jazz By The Border, The Back Porch
Hosts: Michele Norris, Robert Siegel, Melissa Block, Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi, David Freudberg, Bob Parlocha, Kai Ryssdal, Steve Chiotakis, Jeremy Hobson, Renee Montagne, Steve Inskeep, Dorothy Hickson, Carlos Rosado, Richard Knox, Neal Conan, Ira Flatow, Annette Heist, Charles Bergquist, Diane Rehm, Ira Glass, Jessica Hopper, Alex Blumberg, Peter Sagal Sagal, Carl Kasell Kasell, Guy Raz, Scott Simon, Audie Cornish, Harry Shearer, Lynne Rossetto Kasper, Sally Swift, Terry Gross, Colleen Iudice, Shia Levitt, Barbara Lewi, Anthony Hunt, Linda Picon, Lee Burdorf