News and Public Affairs Programming
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News/Public Affairs Programming

News Director: TBA (news @
Public Service Director: TBA (psa @

WRIU airs 30 minute of public affairs programming daily from 5:30-6am, as well as The Weekly Whip on Sunday nights from 9:00pm-Midnight and The Week In Review on Sunday nights from Midnight-3:00am.

5:30-6am: wings

5:30-6am: this way out

5:30-6am: state of the queer nation

5:30-6am: handi-link

5:30-6am: latin waves

5:30-6am: spoiler alert radio

5:30-6am: making contact
9pm-midnight: the weekly whip featuring selected programs from a variety of sources midnight-3am: the week in review with counterspin, free speech radio news, nasa, the shortwave report, radio bilingue, un radio, between the lines, the us census bureau and more

We also welcome brief non-commercial announcements from campus and local organizations.

Public Service Announcements

URI campus, local and national/international non-profit organizations are welcome and encouraged to send written or recorded public service announcements to airplay.