Eugene Area Public Radio

Public radio, also known as non-commercial educational radio, is designed to inform, educate, and enhance the lives of the public.

In contrast to commercial radio, public radio tends to be licensed to educational institutions and community organizations.

Public Radio Funding

Public radio is funded in a variety of ways, including contributions from community members, underwriting from local businesses, and funding from various organizations like the Corporation for Public Broadcasting or educational institutions.

The public radio stations participating in EARS include:

KRVM 91.9 is a non-commercial, public radio station that is 24/7 music oriented.  In addition, KRVM supports the community with an educational broadcasting program and public service announcements to support local community organizations. KRVM 91.9 serves the Eugene/Springfield area with translators in Oakridge, Reedsport and Florence.Learn More…

KLCC is ‘NPR for Oregonians,’ a network of 10 FM signals throughout western and central Oregon, including 89.7 FM serving Eugene, Springfield and Corvallis.  KLCC is also heard on FM signals in Bend-Redmond-Sisters, Roseburg-Riddle, Cottage Grove, Oakridge and in Florence, Newport and Reedsport along the Oregon coast.

KLCC is consistently among the region’s most listened-to stations, with programming that includes NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered, in addition to its award-winning local news.

KLCC produces the annual Brewfest event each February at the Lane Events Center, attracting thousands of local brewing enthusiasts.

KLCC is a service of Lane Community College.

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KWVA Eugene, 88.1 FM – KWVA is the student station at the University of Oregon, with over 150 volunteers producing the most eclectic music, news, and sports content available in the Eugene/Springfield market.

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