NPR News, local news, jazz, and blues. 89.1 FM. Public radio from Eastern Michigan University, founded in 1965.


WEMU began broadcasting at a frequency of 88.1 FM in 1965 from the Quirk Building; in 1976, the station moved to King Hall. In October 1977, WEMU changed to its current 89.1 FM frequency. Located online at, the station streams live 24 hours a day.


Radio shows

  • Morning Edition locally anchored by David Fair
  • 89-1 Jazz Weekdays with Michael Jewett
  • All Things Considered locally anchored by Lisa Barry
  • From Memphis to Motown with Wendy Wright
  • The Roots Music Project with Jeremy Baldwin
  • Cuban Fantasy with Marc Taras
  • The Sunday Best with Nik Thompson
  • The Groove Yard with Daniel Long
  • The In Crowd with Jessica Webster
  • Big City Blues Cruise, Joe Tiboni

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