Fresh Air Weekend
- Saturday 6-7pm
Look to Fresh Air Weekend for highlights of some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Fresh Air Weekend emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors, and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. Many of the most popular reviewers from weekday Fresh Air can also be heard on Fresh Air Weekend sharing insights into recent movies, music, and books. And there's more. Special segments, including reviews of recently released videos, have been added to the program. Fresh Air Weekend is everything you already love about Fresh Air -- tailored for Saturday and Sunday.
Hearts of Space
- Sunday 11pm-Monday 12am
- Sunday 10-11am
Interfaith Voices is an innovative and growing public radio show, reframing the discussion of religion in our society. It explores the full range of faith traditions, promoting interfaith dialogue, respecting diversity and fostering religious tolerance and offering compelling discussions of contemporary issues in religion, spirituality and ethics.
It's Your World
- Saturday 11pm-Sunday 12am
The first World Affairs Council broadcast aired in October 1947. Back then, it was called "World Affairs are Your Affairs." Guests on the show included Gen. Dwight Eisenhower (July '49) and Vice President Alben Barkeley (October '49). The show ran continuously for 23 years. Today's World Affairs Council broadcast, called "It's Your World," brings some of the brightest minds to the air. It's Your World captures leading voices in politics, business, academia, media and art in candid discussions on issues concerning the world today.
Jazz with Bob Studebaker
Jazz with David Jaye
For more than 20 years, David Jaye has been entertaining crowds of all kinds. Trained as a classical singer, his talents soon took him to acting on the stage and screen. His television credits include numerous commercials, as well as TV movies such HBO's "Criminal Justice" and NBC's "Stuck with Each Other."
David Jaye been a familiar jazz radio personality on Pittsburgh radio for 30+ years -- WDUQ/90.5, WYJZ/860, WJAS/1320, WJJJ/104.7 & WWCS/540. He was the jazz arts director for the Shadyside Summer Arts Festival (1981-2001) working with such jazz greats as David Amram, Joe Beck, Don Braden, Ed Calle, Ravi Coltrane, Hank Crawford, 'Papa John' & Joey DeFrancesco, Charlie Earland, Robin Eubanks, Slide Hampton, Johnny Lytle, Ray Mantilla, Susannah McCorkle, Jay McShann, Bob Mintzer, Mark Murphy, Jackie Paris, Houston Person, Emily Remler, Rosanna Vitro, Jack Walrath, Carla White & many others.
Jazz with Helen Wigger
Helen Wigger has been a member of the JazzWorks team since the network’s start in 1998 as a host and to providing operational support. Some of Helen's favorite jazz artists include Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Mary Lou Williams and Duke Ellington. Helen owes her love to all types of music to her mother, an art and music teacher. Over the past thirty years Helen has been a jazz host at various stations including WEKU-FM in Richmond, KY; WUKY-FM in Lexington, KY; and WDUQ-FM in Pittsburgh, PA. In addition to her shift on JazzWorks Helen is the Operations Manager for 90.5 FM Essential Public Radio in Pittsburgh, PA. A native of Springfield, Ohio, Helen is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. She enjoys her free time listening to music, going to jazz events, sports, and spending time outdoors.
Jazz with Helen Wigger and Bob Studebaker
- Sunday 7-10pm
- Monday 7-10pm
- Tuesday 7-10pm
- Wednesday 7-10pm
- Thursday 7-10pm
Jazz on KEDM features music by the masters and new artists, with engaging and enlightening hosts Helen Wigger and Bob Studebaker, as well as topical information for the Jazz listener.
Artists include Clifford Brown, Billie Holiday, Max Roach, Herbie Mann, Dianne Reeves, Ray Charles, Art Pepper, Harry Connick, Jr., The Modern Jazz Quartet, Paul Desmond, Shirley Horn, Benny Carter, Charlie Byrd, Kenny Burrell, Ramsey Lewis, Joe Turner, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Etta Jones, Wes Montgomery, Hank Jones, Ray Brown, Stanley Turrentine, Gene Ammons, Ella Fitzgerald, Diana Krall, Abdullah Ibrahim, Red Garland, Scott Hamilton, Ahmad Jamal, Bill Evans, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, and many, many more.