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Shipra Shukla

Program Manager

Shipra has worked in broadcasting for many years, getting her start working as a production assistant at ABC-7 News in San Franciso and working as a segment producer for Current TV. She started working at KALW in 2015. Shipra was born in San Jose, is a graduate of UC Berkeley, and has lived in San Francisco for many years. In her free time she teaches classical Indian dance to kids.

President Trump is holding a joint press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda. Watch the remarks live. He'll also be answering questions on a range of topics. 

Wetland Project

On Wednesday April 22, KALW will air 24-hours of the Wetland Project Slow Radio Broadcast in honor of Earth Day. Tune in to 91.7 FM, or listen online at, to hear an environmental soundscape from Saturna Island, British Columbia. 

"The simple act of listening to the radio is a powerful act of collective protest for climate action and a healthier planet," say Wetland Project artists Brady Marks and Mark Timmings.

April 22nd marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, which many say launched the modern environemental movement. 

March 17 Primaries

Mar 17, 2020

Starting at 5 p.m., follow NPR's live online coverage of the 2020 primaries in Ohio, Arizona, Illinois and Florida, including live results and analysis.

The White House coronavirus task force is briefing reporters on the latest on the pandemic. Watch the update live at 12:30 p.m. PT.

President Trump is speaking from the Oval Office about coronavirus. The World Health Organization labeled the outbreak a pandemic earlier in the day.

Starting at 5 p.m. PDT on Tuesday March 10th, we'll be carrying NPR's live coverage of the 2020 primaries on the air. You can also follow NPR's live reporting of results and analysis right here. 

Starting at 5 p.m. PST, you can follow NPR's live coverage of the 2020 Super Tuesday contests, including results and analysis.

From 4 - 7 p.m. on Saturday February 29th you can hear coverage of the South Carolina Democratic Primary live on the air.  You can also follow NPR's live live results and analysis right here.  Democratic presidential primary candidate are competing in South Carolina, hoping to win over voters in the fourth contest of 2020. 


Democratic presidential hopefuls are on stage in South Carolina ahead of that state’s primary. The candidates’ battle follows Sen. Bernie Sanders’ wins in the New Hampshire primary and the Nevada caucuses. Follow NPR’s live fact checks and analysis of their remarks starting at 5 p.m. PST on Tuesday, February 25th.

Nevada Caucuses

Feb 22, 2020

Results of the 2020 Nevada Caucuses which took place Saturday February 22nd in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Beginning at 6 p.m. PST on Wednesday February 20th you can follow live NPR updates and analysis of the Nevada Democratic debate. Democratic presidential candidates are debating once again, this time in Las Vegas ahead of Saturday's caucuses in Nevada. Follow NPR's live analysis.

On Tuesday February 11th, starting at 5 p.m. PST, you can follow NPR's live coverage of the 2020 New Hampshire Primary. The coverage will include results and analysis. 


NPR Special Coverage

Feb 5, 2020

On Thursday February 6 at 9 a.m. PST President Trump is addressing the nation. This comes a day after the Senate acquitted him of both articles of impeachment. Trump said he was "totally vindicated" after a months-long impeachment inquiry and trial. Watch his remarks live.

Chelsea Beck/NPR

President Trump is delivering the 2020 State of the Union address, which comes under the shadow of his impeachment trial. Watch his remarks live and follow a live annotation of his remarks, including fact checks and analysis from NPR reporters.

Michael Zamora/NPR; Gage Skidmore/Flickr

The Iowa caucuses are the first contest in the 2020 presidential race. Follow NPR's liveblog for news and scenes from the field, as well as live results and streaming of special coverage.


Angela Hsieh

Tuesday and Wednesday starting at 5 p.m. Pacific Time

It's the July Democratic debates. Ten candidates are each making the case that they should be the next president of the United States. Follow NPR's live coverage for real-time fact checks and analysis of their remarks.


Have you heard? The Splendid Table is here to stay...thanks to your positive feedback! And, yes, we think it’s high time the Bay gets its own food show, too. Look out in the coming months for special Bay Area food culture programming. In the meantime, tune in to KALW. // Every Saturday at 1 pm

Joern Neumann via artist's website

The 57th annual Cabrillo Festival in Santa Cruz: As America’s foremost celebration of contemporary symphonic music, the mission of the festival is to re-imagine the orchestral experience by advancing music and developing audiences for the

After an inspector general report found "dangerous overcrowding" at Border Patrol facilities, the House oversight committee is holding a hearing about conditions for detained migrants. Watch the hearing live Friday, July 12, at 7 a.m. PT (10 a.m. ET)

KALW Presents...

Jul 2, 2019
This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license

Every Saturday at 1 p.m., KALW Presents...airs an eclectic mix of historical, seasonal, and timely specials with voices you might not hear anywhere else in the Bay Area.

Two nights of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Follow NPR reporters' live analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.

KALW Presents...
From WNYC Studios & Radio Nancy
A Different Kind of Coming Out: A Nancy Pride Special

KALW presents a special documentary Monday, May 27th at 7 p.m.

Trump Outlines Merit Based Immigration Program

President Trump unveiled an immigration plan today in the White House Rose Garden that would vastly change who's allowed into the United States. The administration's proposal focuses on reducing family-based immigration to the U.S. in favor of employment skill-based immigration. Watch his remarks from the White House Rose Garden live.

Voices of Vietnam

May 9, 2019
Arlington Public Library, Center for Local History

KALW Presents a documentary from With Good Reason Radio, part of the Virginia Humanities Project.

Voices of Vietnam - A Lost Homeland

Leaving Vietnam
The end of the war and American withdrawal also marked the final days of a homeland for more than a million South Vietnamese people. We tell the story of the chaotic withdrawal of U.S. troops from Vietnam as seen from both sides of the war.

Annette Elizabeth Allen for NPR

Thursday May 2 at 6 a.m.

Attorney General William Barr is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee to answer questions about special counsel Robert Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Watch the proceedings in the Democratic-led committee live.

Wetland Project

Apr 19, 2019
Wetland Project

Monday, April 22nd
Listen at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Liam James Doyle / NPR

Live stream will begin Thursday April 18th at 6:30 a.m. PT

Attorney General William Barr delivers a press conference at the Justice Department ahead of the expected release of special counsel Robert Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. A redacted version of the report is expected to be released on Thursday.

Happy Family

Mar 28, 2019

KALW presents "Happy Family" on Saturday, March 30, 1 p.m.

Inspired by real events, this is a play about one determined woman.  In 1970, she led a group of working women who sued a major corporation for equal pay and equal opportunity.

Written by independent producer, Roy Schreiber.