public media

As longtime public radio talk show host Diane Rehm retires, her midday slot will be filled with a new show called 1A, NPR member station WAMU announced Wednesday.

The new live two-hour show — with a name reminiscent of a newspaper front page, as well as the First Amendment — will be hosted by Joshua Johnson, co-creator and host of the radio series Truth Be Told about race in America.

Rehm To Announce Replacement On Wednesday's Show

Nov 16, 2016

As many of you might know, after 37 years behind the mic Diane Rehm will retire at the end of the year.

We want you to be among the first to find out who will replace Rehm in 2017. Be sure to tune in at 10 a.m. Wednesday for the first hour of "The Diane Rheme Show." 

Gwen Ifill, one of the most prominent political journalists in the country, has died, according to PBS. She was 61.

New Board Members At Friends Of WLRN

Dec 16, 2013

Friends of WLRN, the fundraising arm of WLRN Radio & Television, has chosen seven new board members to support the future direction of the station and public media in South Florida.

The new members -- Carlos Blanco, Dwight Hill, Diana Parker, Flora Perez, Randel Ransom, G. Frederick Reinhardt and Tadd Schwartz -- bring a wealth of expertise and represent leading sectors of the regional economy, from real estate and banking to transportation and telecommunications.