How to Watch

NPR makes it easier than ever to stay informed on the stories that matter to you. From in-depth news coverage to breaking news to local station programming, enjoy NPR wherever you are, on any device.
TV TV
  • WSIU TV in Carbondale, IL Channel 8
  • WUSI TV in Olney, IL | Channel 16
  • WSEC TV in Springfield, IL | Channel 14
  • WMEC TV in Macomb, IL | Channel 6
  • WQEC TV in Quincy, IL | Channel 8

Go to Network Knowledge to learn more about local channels in the Heartland area.
Radio Over Air Radio, Over the Air
  • WSIU in Carbondale | 91.9 FM
  • WUSI in Olney | 90.3 FM
  • WVSI in Mt. Vernon | 88.9
Radio Online Radio, Online
HD1 is available for streaming at news.wsiu.org.
Digital Digital
  • watch.wsiu.org
  • WSIU Passport- The WSIU Passport library currently offers members more than 1,000 episodes from popular shows like American Experience, Antiques Roadshow, NOVA, and MASTERPIECE. The library is also full of public television’s acclaimed arts, science, history, and lifestyle programs. More shows are being added all the time!
    WSIU PASSPORT is available on the pbs.org website and the PBS Video App for iOS and Android devices, tablets and on Smart TVs.
  • WSIU Mobile App- The WSIU mobile app puts access to WSIU’s television and radio broadcast schedules at your fingertips so you’ll always know what’s on. If you’re a WSIU Radio or NPR fan, you’ll enjoy listening to WSIU Radio’s broadcasts – live from your device! The user-friendly interface lets you listen to music or news in the background while you browse the web or check emails on your device.
    Hear or see something you like? Send stories to your email or share via social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
  • NPR One- NPR One is the audio app that connects you to a stream of public radio news, stories and podcasts curated for you. Informing, engaging, inspiring and surprising. From the ends of the earth to the tiniest corners of your city.
Other Other
  • WSIU Radio on iTunes
  • TuneIn Radio
WSIU Podcasts Podcasts
  • WSIU Almanac- WSIU Almanac is a weekday feature that provides an overview of events, happenings, and history of the world around us. Each episode provides a little “slice of life” about the day.
  • WSIU InFocus- WSIU InFocusakes a closer look at issues around the region. From arts and entertainment, to science and nature, the environment, politics, and other topics people are talking about.
  • WSIU News Updates- WSIU Radio News Updates provides a daily podcast of the top local and state news stories as well as the latest weather information.
Go to npr.org to learn about more ways to listen to NPR content and pbs.org to learn about more ways to watch PBS content.

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