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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.

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
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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.


Cohen Hearing - Live

Feb 26, 2019

Michael Cohen, President Trump's former lawyer, is testifying on Capitol Hill. Cohen has been sentenced to three years in prison, to begin in May. He pleaded guilty last year to charges of campaign finance violations and other charges related to his work for Trump. Live stream starting at 7 a.m. on Wednesday,

Denise Henhoeffer

KALW is pleased to broadcast a special four-part radio series, Gospel Roots of Rock and Soul celebrating Black gospel music’s profound and under acknowledged influence on early rock and soul music. The series airs February 2nd, 9th, 16th, and 23rd at 1pm.

Stanford University Libraries

Listen to the rebroadcast on our Local Music Player.

Join Kevin Vance on A Patchwork Quilt this Saturday (1/19) at 5 p.m. for a tribute to the life, work, and spirit of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

This program received the 2005 Silver Reel Award from the National Federation of Community Broadcasters for Best Locally Produced Music or Entertainment Program. 

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. For this Halloween installment, magician and host of the San Francisco Ghost Hunt Walking Tour Christian Cagigal tell us why he picked this song by Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, local filmmaker Amir Soltani tells us why he chose "Sultan Qalbam Tu Asti," by Ahmad Zahir.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and Beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Karla Ceja tells us why she picked this song by K. Michelle.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. Yvonne Williams, president and business agent of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192, chose this funky number for us.

Originally from Oakland, California, Brittani “Brittsense” Sensabaugh is a New York-based documentarian who chose this song (performed by several different artists) for us.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. In this installment, Giovanni Rafael Arriola Avilucea tells us why he chose this song by Richmond, California's Iamsu!