Programs A-Z

  • KHSU's weekday newsmagazine. Highlighting north coast news, people, places, and events. Hosts include Danielle Orr, Claire Reynolds, Brian Curtis, Lorna Bryant, Jessica Eden and Katie Whiteside. 

  • Latino USA, the radio journal of news and culture, is the only national, English-language radio program produced from a Latino perspective.

    Our Mission

    Futuro Media creates multimedia content for and about the new...

  • After a long run on KHSU, Le Show is no longer carried on our airwaves. Le Show is available as a podcast or for direct listening at Harry Shearer's website.


  • Each week, acclaimed musician and songwriter Chris Thile welcomes a wide range of well-known and up-and-coming talent to share the stage and create a beautiful listening experience on his variety show, Live from Here.

  • In many ways, language expresses worldview. For your culture to be alive, it's important for your language to be alive. 

    Live Your Language shares and celebrates the Native languages of northwestern California.

  • An historical snapshot of the local Northwest region.

    Tom Cairns shares pieces of our region's past with listeners, helping to provide valuable context and understanding of our present.

  • Tuesdays 10PM-12AM
    Every week brings a new and exciting journey into the strange and mysterious world of songs and sounds with Jakob Sweden and DJ Ratrace.

  • Fridays 1:30PM-2PM
    Making Contact is committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. Showcasing voices and perspectives rarely heard in mainstream media, Making Contact focuses on the human realities of politics...

  • Musical journeys across space, time, and genre, mixed and matched live on air every week.

    For archives, check out

  • Monday-Friday 3AM-9AM

  • Movable Feast focuses on new music, spanning the genres, from contemporary classical to alternative pop, and everything else in between (Alt. Folk, Contemporary Jazz, Alt. R&B, Hip Hop, Global, Straight Up Soul). In other words, if a type...

  • Mondays 8PM-10PM
    Join Tom Cairns each week as he brings you 40 years of programming experience for a musical journey through the world of jazz. Focusing on the post-war period to the present day, you'll experience everything from solo...

  • My Favorite Lecture is an educational lecture series in which Humboldt State educators share some of their favorite material  with a live community audience in downtown Arcata, California. No topic is too big or small. 

    My Favorite...

  • A bilingual environment and community show, hosted by HSU Masters student Yojana Miraya.

    Naturaleza y Comunidad airs on Radio Bilingue 103.3 FM and 89.7 FM

  • Mondays 2AM-3AM
    Life-affirming, socially and spiritually relevant information, practical knowledge and perennial wisdom delivered through the voices and visions of those who are asking new questions and looking at the world in positive and...

  • Thursdays 8PM-10PM
    Eclectic Jazz with a Groove, From Funk to Latin, Bop to Fusion, When It comes to Jazz on KHSU there is No Room For Squares.

  • A weekly newscast from the Crescent City news team.

  • Sundays 10AM-12AM
    In a world exploding with new music, where ancient sounds are mixed with technology and traditional boundaries are overrun by musical expression, it's handy to have a guide. With an ear finely tuned to all the nuances of...

  • Tuesdays 2AM-3AM
    Philosophy Talk is a weekly, one-hour radio series produced by Ben Manilla.
    The hosts' down-to-earth and no-nonsense approach brings the richness of philosophic thought to everyday subjects. Topics are lofty (Truth,...

  • Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at Planet Money.

    We produce a twice-weekly 

  •  Point of Focus is KHSU's monthly examination of local news, politics and views from across California’s Northern Coast and the southern coast of Oregon. The report is set to take place once a month during Morning Edition at 6...

  • Lorna Bryant hosts in-depth discussions about race, equity and other issues facing people of color both in Humboldt County and nationally. Usually airs as a feature of Thursday Night Talk. 

  • Tuesdays 7PM-8PM
    Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to another world. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Big questions are investigated, tinkered with, and...

  • Since 1985, Kim's "Redwood Earlines" has been bringing dynamic storytelling to kids of all ages.  Each show has a theme and introduces the listener to different stories, music and poems.

  • Fridays 2PM-4PM

    Start your weekend off right with two hours of Reggae, Dub and Dancehall, hosted by DJ Dub Cowboy. Reggae on Friday afternoon...a 20-year KHSU tradition. Explore

  • We’ve heard the news, but we want to know what really happened.  That’s what Reveal is all about: finding out what’s going on behind the scenes, hidden from public view.

    Hosted by 

  • A bilingual open-format music program mixing cuts from the past, the present & the future, Sabor also features interviews & news with a Latinx flavor!


    The program presents music, documentary features and...

  • A regular feature addressing the "ABCs" of positivity from all walks of life. Host Susan Andrews is a school psychologist for the Del Norte School District.

  • Shaky Ground examines life in earthquake country, from the science of tectonics to earthquake preparedness.

    Learn more about living on shaky ground.

    Subscribe to the Shaky Ground...

  • "Hump day is over…it’s all downhill from here….slice o’ry is a spontaneous,  organic mix of mostly jazz, with other tidbits of joy and classic excellence thrown into the mix…not only that, wry commentary on points of interest, current events,...

  • Sound Ecology is a feature series highlighting our environment.

    Topics range from whales, migratory birds and salmon to biodiversity, native bees and mushroom ecology.

    Archives on...

  • Fridays 1AM-2AM
    Brazilian Hour is the international radio program made possible by the Ministry of Foreign Relations of Brazil. Hosted and Produced by Sergio Mielniczenko Brazilian Music 24/7

  • Wednesdays 10PM-12AM
    Remember that awesome mix tape you received from a special friend?

    You saved it. It's in a box somewhere.

    And somehow, that friend always seemed to choose the right songs...old songs you

  • Fridays 6:30PM-7PM
    Weekdays 6:50AM-7AM
    A statewide news magazine with coverage of issues, trends, and public policy decisions affecting Californians. In-depth analysis of the week's top news stories, sound-rich radio excursions and...

  • Thursday 10PM-12AM, Friday 12AM-1AM
    Join Brent for a versatile journey of recorded live music. The tunes are sometimes psychedelic, sometimes soft and sweet and everything in between, in this "zits and all" show. The Leg Room is proud to...

  • Mondays 12:00AM-2:00AM
    Sundays 3:00AM-5:00AM
    What do Cheryl Wheeler, Pete Seeger, Ferron, Woody Guthrie, John Gorka, Ani Difranco, Jean Redpath, Robin & Linda Williams, and Mike Nichols & Elaine May have in common?


  • L Boogie spins contemporary R&B and soul tunes from the 70's and beyond to get you groovin' on a soulful Sunday afternoon. L Boogie can be reached via email at

  • Thursdays 12AM-1AM

    Electric Music from the 60's and 70's with your Host, Dan Wargo. This one hour of radio covers the entire music scene from Rock to Folk to Blues, and all of the cross fertilized music in between...the very best of it. ...

  • Thursdays 2PM-3PM
    Host Fiona Ritchie explores the evolving Celtic musical traditions of Europe and North America. In addition to well-known artists and selections, Ritchie introduces listeners to Celtic influences in World and contemporary...

  • The Treehouse Swing was a KHSU jazz program hosted by Dave Hamlin and DJ Ruffabilly in 2016-18

    This is the description of the program after Dave Hamlin's death, when Mike Ruff, aka DJ Ruffabilly took over as the...

  • Sundays 6:30PM-7PM

    It’s a crafty blend of stories and songs with the occasional riddle or rhyme.

    The stories abound with whimsy and wit while the songs can be silly or sublime.

    It’s called The Whippy Dip Radio Show and it’s...

  • Weekdays 4PM-5PM
    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.

  • Sundays 11AM-12PM
    Hosted by Ira Glass, it's radio storytelling unlike anything else, describing and documenting contemporary American life with stories that unfold like little movies for radio. Each week they choose a theme and put...

  • Mondays 1:30PM-2:00PM
    Through the Eyes of Women is a locally produced, public affairs program which has aired on KHSU since 1985.  KHSU is located at Humboldt State University in Arcata, California.  TTEOW is produced for, by and about...

  • Thursday Night Talk is a local talk show featuring a rotating panel of hosts.

    Local attorney and amateur political pundit Eric Kirk focuses on issues of local to global importance in politics, religion, culture, and science, with an...

  • Tuesday 12AM-2AM
    It's a musical mix of genres. UnderCurrents is a nightly eclectic music mix, heard on radio around the USA and Canada -- and worldwide on the Web. Gregg McVicar is the Host/Producer. Check us out! 

  • Eclectic alchemy of genre crossing rock and ...

  • Saturdays 11AM-12PM
    Sundays 10AM-11AM
    This "oddly informative news quiz show" from NPR takes a fast-paced, irreverent look at the news of the world with a modern, and sometimes raucous twist on the old-time radio quiz show.