Jan 5th Afternoon News Programming Changes

On January 5th, KGNU made some changes to our afternoon news line up.

These changes are described below, scroll down the page for a layout of the 3:00-6:00pm weekday and Sunday news and public affairs programming. Click here to see KGNU’s current full schedule.

As always, KGNU invites your feedback on these changes. Please call the comment line: 303 447 9911 or email [email protected].

Monday through Friday:

  • BBC News Hour moves from 4.30-5.30pm to 5pm-6pm.
  • Community Public Radio will no longer be broadcast at 5.30pm but will remain at 5.30am Tuesday through Friday.


  • Ralph Nader Radio Hour moves from 3.30pm-4.30pm to 4pm-5p
  • From 3.30pm-4pm  we broadcast The Shortwave Report.

The Shortwave Report is a weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion in English, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet.


  • Democracy Now! moves from 3.30pm-4pm to 4pm-5pm
  • From 3.30pm-4pm we broadcast Making Contact

Making Contact is a 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program produced by an independent, non-profit organization committed to investigative journalism, in-depth critical analysis, the promotion of civic participation and the dissemination of educational material.  Making Contact is currently broadcast on KGNU on Sundays at 4.30pm.


  • Democracy Now! moves from 3.30pm-4pm to 4pm-5pm
  • From 3.30pm-4pm we broadcast Between the Lines.

Between the Lines is a weekly independent half-hour news magazine featuring progressive perspectives on national and international political, economic and social issues.


  • Thom Hartmann moves from 3.30pm-4pm to 4pm-5pm.
  • From 3.30pm-4pm we broadcast TUC radio.

TUC Radio is a weekly half hour show, formerly aired on KGNU, that features speakers such as Michael Parenti, Helen Caldicott and Vandana Shiva.


  • The Tavis Smiley Show moves from 3.30pm-4.30pm to 4-5pm
  • FSRN moves from 5.30pm to 3.30-4pm.


  • Making Contact moves from its current 4.30pm slot on Sunday to Tuesday afternoons
  • In its place we air Peace Talks Radio.

Peace Talks Radio is a weekly half hour show which talks about making peace in our daily lives as well as to provide information on topics that relate to a more peaceful world – locally, nationally and globally.

News Schedule Starting Jan 5th

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Sunday
3:00pm Metro Metro Metro Metro Metro Indian Voices
3:30pm The Shortwave Report Making Contact Between The Lines TUC Radio FSRN
4:00pm Ralph Nader Radio Hour Democracy Now! Democracy Now! Thom Hartmann Tavis Smiley Show Pasa La Voz
4:30pm Peace Talks Radio
5:00pm BBC News Hour BBC News Hour BBC News Hour BBC News Hour BBC News Hour Sprouts
5:30pm Chinese Radio Network
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