Welcome to the new digital home of WBEZ Chicago — we’re really glad you’re here!
As Chicago’s public radio station, we strive to be your essential source for thoughtful news coverage, compelling conversations and powerful storytelling. We exist to serve you, our audience, and we’re thrilled to offer you a new website and app. They’re designed to let you listen to what you want, whenever you want it. Your radio just got on-demand!
Allow us to show you around.
The rePlayer: Never Miss A Minute
Tap that red LIVE ON AIR button under the WBEZ logo. This will launch what we call the rePlayer. For starters, it will drop you into the live broadcast — what’s on right now. Here’s the fun part. Swipe right to listen to any show from the last week. It’s all available on demand. Now swipe left to get a peek at what’s coming up next. You get to control what you listen to, whenever it’s most convenient.
Explore: Discover Your Next Audio Obsession
Search a deep library of shows from WBEZ, NPR and others. Shows on our air, others that are not, and the best podcasts in the world all live here. You can also sample new voices or keep up with the latest news by listening to hand-curated playlists from our editors.
This significant step toward our digital future was made possible thanks to a generous gift from The Pritzker Foundation and the support of people like you. We’re really excited to offer this to you, our listeners. As always, your feedback is important to us.
Please use this form if you have questions or comments about the new website or mobile app. We hope you’ll explore the new website, download the new app and enjoy!
CEO of Chicago Public Media