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News and Programming Sources

The following links are to sources of free or low cost content currently used by many current IBS members.

News

Radio Streaming News (By Securenet)

http://www.radiostreamingnews.com/

USA News Network

Attn: News Directors!No time to edit your newscast?
Pre-edited, ready-for-air daily newscasts are now available from USA News Network,
written specifically for high school and college radio stations.

Reasonably priced.

Website : http://www.usanewsnetwork.com

A Ten Year IBS Professional Associate Member

 

Public Service Announcement Information (Census Bureau)

Profile America is a daily, 60-second feature that uses interesting vignettes from key events, observances or commemorations for that day to highlight information collected by the Census Bureau. Radio stations may download these files from the Internet or request a CD of these features by calling (301) 763-3011 or emailing: broadcast@census.gov

 

IBS Programs (Mostly FREE) available for educational radio, college radio, high school radio, webcasters and streaming radio

Alphabetical by program title (+) = also available on NPR satellite.
Please let producers know where you found about about their program.

Note: This list was originally provided by Randall Davidson, an IBS Professional Associate Member. If you have an update or correction please notify IBS at:
ibs@ibsradio.org and Randall Davidson at below address:
Randall Davidson Wisconsin Public Radio 821 University Avenue Madison, WI 53706; telephone: 608-263-3634; E-mail: davidson@wpr.org

ADVENTURES IN GOOD MUSIC -59-minute weekday program of classical music appreciation and analysis based on a different theme each day, hosted by Karl Haas *On CD (return basis) (+) Contact producer for program fees. WCLV/Seaway Productions 1-800-491-8863

AG FACTS -3 minute weekday module with information on agriculture issues featuring experts from the University of Wisconsin. Host cuesheet included. Although some topics are specific to the upper midwest, many are usable nationwide. *FREE on cassette (2 cassettes/month): CD delivery in development University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Life Sciences Communication 608-264-1462 jguerink@wisc.edu

ALTERNATIVE RADIO -weekly 59-minute program of interviews and public speeches offering information, analysis and views from nationally-known authors, social scientists, educators and activists. Regular guests include Eqbal Ahmad, Noam Chomsky, Angela Davis, Jim Hightower, Ralph Nader, Michael Parenti, Edward Said, Vandana Shiva, Cornel West and Howard Zinn and others. Topics include crime and punishment, globalization, corporate power, media, public education, the environment and more. Cassettes and transcripts available for purchase by listeners (purchases support program). *on CD/$150 per year (39 weeks/year: stations allowed to repeat programs for full-year service) (+)--also on Pacifica Ku satellite Alternative Radio 303-245-8292 www.alternativeradio.org

AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION RADIO NEWS -Daily radio voice report on health and medical issues *FREE by telephone (1-800-448-9384) AMA Radio News 312-464-4449

AMERICANA CROSSROADS LIVE -59 minute monthly program of folk and bluegrass performances by national and regional performers recorded live at Morehead State University. A backlog of earlier shows is available. Produced by WMKY-FM/Morehead, Kentucky *FREE on CD Paul Hitchcock/Dan Conti 606-783-2001

ANIMAL INSTINCTS -5 60-second modules per week on companion animals (dogs and cats) featuring interviews with leading veterinarians on pet health and behavior. Must air between 6am and 7pm local time/market exclusive. Underwriter: Ralston Purina Company *FREE on cassette or CD/contact producer for DAT delivery Finger Lakes Productions: Dan Updike 607-275-9400/ world@flpradio.com

AP PRIME CUTS -250+ audio soundbites per day including news voice wraps, voice reports, news actualities and natural sound/archived from the past 72 hours. Cuts include world news, national news, entertainment reports, sports and business news. Broadcast-quality download available from internet. Associated Press wire or radio network membership NOT required for use. Contact producer for fees and information on required software. Associated Press Radio/Michelle Plaga 202-736-9674 mplaga@ap.org

AP SOUNDBANK -Digital archive of over 500,000 audio soundbites and news reports from the early days of recording to as recent at 72 hours old. Cuts include entertainment, sports, general news and business with new material added daily. Broadcast-quality download available from internet. Associated Press wire or radio network membership NOT required for use. Contact producer for fees and information on required software. Associated Press Radio/Michelle Plaga 202-736-9674 mplaga@ap.org

THE BAPTIST HOUR -28 minute weekly religious program *FREE on CD Media Technology Group/Southern Baptist Convention 800-266- 1837

BEALE STREET CARAVAN -58:30 weekly program of live blues performances recorded at festivals and clubs around the country. The program also includes a celebrity host talking about their area of expertise. *FREE on cassette. 40 new programs/year and 12 repeats for full year service. Stations must demonstrate and verify consistent carriage. The Blues Foundation 901-527-2583

THE BEST OF OUR KNOWLEDGE -25 minute weekly program featuring conversations with college faculty members about academic topics. Produced by WAMC- Albany *FREE on CD (+) National Productions 800-323-9262 ext. 169 jdecker@wamc.org

THE BIG BACKYARD -30-minute hosted music program featuring new musical artists from Australia. The program features music from a variety of styles and genres. 28 programs/year. *On CD The Big Backyard GPO 697, Sydney 1043, Australia 61-2-9360 4547 bbyradio@bigbackyard.com.au

BLUES BEFORE SUNRISE -5 hour weekly program of blues music *FREE on DAT (tape return basis) (+/archive tapes of satellite program). Stations must agree to broadcast program as a five-hour block. Not available in markets having stations carrying program via satellite Steve Cushing 708-771-2135

BLUES FROM THE RED ROOSTER LOUNGE -59 minute weekly program of blues music *on CD/Limited market availability--contact producer for fees and details. Cary Wolfson 303-443-7245 cary@bluesaccess.com

BLUES PARTY -3-hour weekly program of blues and assocaited genres: soul, R&B, zydeco, rockabilly and roots rock-n-roll. Produced by WRVG-FM/Georgetown, KY *FREE on CD World Radio: Tom Martin 502-868-6577

THE BOOK GUYS 54-minute weekly discussion/call-in program about the world of rare books, book collecting and other literary topics. Callers to program reach an answering machine and are called back during program taping so staions can run program anytime. *FREE on CD Second Story Books 301-770-0477 ext 16

THE BOOK SHOW -25-minute weekly literary program featuring author interviews and discussion about books from best-sellers to the classics. (+) Produced by WAMC-Albany *FREE on CD (+) National Productions 800-323-9262 ext. 169 jdecker@wamc.org

BRAVO BAROQUE -59-minute weekly hosted program featuring the music of the baroque era. Produced by KCSC-FM/Edmond, OK Kent Anderson 405-974-2112 bbaroque@kcscfm.com

BY THE WAY -90 second daily module of inspirational "thought for the day" *FREE on cassette or CD The Jubilee Network 800-325-6333

CAMBRIDGE FORUM -29 minute weekly program of issues/policy/history discussion *on CD/contact producer for further information (+) Pat Suhrcke 617-495-2727

CANADA A LA CARTE -monthly CD with news features/modules on Canada delivered with host intro copy for inclusion in local newsmagazine programs. *FREE on CD/excerptable Radio Canada International 514-597-7551

CAPITOL CONNECTION -25-minute weekly interview program featuring New York State politicians. Although of primary interest to New York residents, it is available to all non-commercial stations. Produced by WAMC- Albany *FREE on CD (+) National Productions 800-323-9262 ext. 169 jdecker@wamc.org

CELTIC CONNECTIONS -59 minute weekly hosted program of celtic music recordings. Market exclusivity. *FREE on CD (return basis) (+) Contact producer for shipping fees. WCLV/Seaway Productions 1-800-491-8863

CELTIC NOTES -30 minute weekly newsmagazine with features, interviews and musical selections from Wales. *FREE via MP3 download from website http://wri.cymru.net Welsh Radio International Contact: Jenny O'Brien jenny@wri.cymru.net

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA RETROSPECTIVES -2 hour weekly program of classical recordings featuring the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. *on CD (+) Contact producer for service fee WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

CIVIC ORCHESTRA OF CHICAGO -59-minute classical music concert series featuring the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the training orchestra for the Chicago Symphony. 13 programs in series/6 month broadcast window. *on CD (+) Contact producer for service fee. WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

CLEVELAND CITY CLUB FORUM -59 minute weekly public affairs program featuring the speakers at the Cleveland City Club. Program consists of speaker's address for ~30 minutes followed by audience questions. *FREE on CD (return basis) (+) Contact producer for shipping fees. WCLV/Seaway Productions 1-800-491-8863

CLEVELAND CLINIC RADIO NEWS SERVICE -weekly voice report and actualities on health issues *FREE via phone (1-800-428-0050)

COLLECTOR'S CORNER WITH HENRY FOGEL -120 minute weekly program of classical recordings, chosen by Chicago Symphony president Henry Fogel. *on CD (+) Contact producer for affiliation fee WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

COMMERCE RADIO NEWSLINE -telephone feed of actualities on economic indicators, international trade, census facts, telecommunications policy, technology, and other activities of the U.S. Department of Commerce. *FREE by telephone (877-RADIO-DC) (723-4632) U.S. Department of Commerce 202-482-4883

COMMON GROUND -28:50 weekly magazine program on world affairs, including US foreign policy, international organizations, global security, arms control, human rights, terrorism, peacekeeping, civil society, and globalization. *FREE on CD (+) website: www.commongroundradio.org The Stanley Foundation 319-264-1500 contact: Kristin McHugh kmchugh@stanleyfdn.org

COUNTERSPIN -28 minute weekly program of media criticism and media activism *on cassette (+)/quarterly fee/sliding scale (contact producer for fees) Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting 212-633-6700

COUNTRY CROSSROADS -28 minute weekly program of country music and interviews with country music artists, along with inspirational commentary from guests and hosts *FREE on CD Media Technology Group/Southern Baptist Convention 800-266-1837

COUNTRY PICKS -quarterly CD containing new releases by Canadian country music artists. CD is delivered with host continunity copy and background information. *FREE on CD Radio Canada International 514-597-7551

DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -2 hour weekly classical music concert performances (26 weeks/year) *FREE on CD (return basis) (+) Contact producer for shipping fees. WCLV/Seaway Productions 1-800-491-8863

DEUTSCHE WELLE FESTIVAL CONCERTS -2 hour weekly classical music concert performances (26 weeks/year) (Produced by Radio Deutsche Welle) *on CD/contact producer for details (+) WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

EARTH AND SKY -90 second daily program on scientific news of the natural world *FREE on CD Earth and Sky 512-477-4441

EARTHWATCH RADIO -2 minute weekday modules on the environment/ecology/water resources *FREE on CD/no excepting/must air funding credit Institute for Environmental Studies/University of Wisconsin 608-263-3063

EDICION SEMINARIA -14-minute weekly news magazine recapping the top stories of the week through feature reports, commentary, interviews and a billboard of the week's headlines. Stations must inform producer if planning to air the program. IN SPANISH (+) Also on Radio Bilingue Ku satellite system. *FREE by telephone beginning at 4pm PT every Friday and available 24 hours a day thereafter at 209-455-5799. Radio Bilingue 559-455-5782

ENVIRONMINUTE -5 60-second modules per week on the environment with a focus on solutions to everyday environmental concerns. Must air between 6am and midnight local time/market exclusive. Underwriter: Teresa and H. John Heinz III Foundation Editorial Partner: National Safety Council (+) *FREE on cassette or CD/contact producer for DAT delivery Finger Lakes Productions: Dan Updike 607-275-9400 world@flpradio.com

EUROHIT 40 -60-minute monthly program of popular music based on the top European charts. Narration is in English. *FREE on CD Radio Netherlands P.O.Box 222 1200JG, Hilversum, Holland letters@rnw.nl

EUROPEAN OPERAS -variable length opera performances from European opera companies (10 programs in series) *on CD (+) Contact producer for service fee and details WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

EUROQUEST -28 minute weekly magazine program with news and features from Europe *FREE on CD (CD includes RADIO NETHERLANDS DOCUMENTARY) excerpting of modules allowed with credit to Radio Netherlands Radio Netherlands P.O.Box 222 1200JG, Hilversum, Holland letters@rnw.nl

EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH IN AMERICA NEWSLINE -Weekly radio feeds (produced spots) *FREE by telephone (800-446-3975) ELCA 312-380-2958

EVERYDAY SCIENCE -2-minute weekday module presenting answers to everyday science questions in an informative and humorous manner. *FREE on monthly CD (20-25 modules per CD) Big Science Productions 800-266-8972/creativepr@ibm.net

FIFTY-ONE PERCENT -25 minute weekly magazine program on women's issues & news. excerpting of modules allowed with credit (produced by WAMC- Albany) *FREE on CD (+) National Productions 800-323-9262 ext. 169 jdecker@wamc.org

FILMSCAPES -59-minute weekly program exploring orchestral film scores. Produced by KCSC-FM/Edmond, OK Kent Anderson 405-974-2112 filmscapes@kcscfm.com

FIRST HEARING -54 minute weekly panel discussion of new classical recordings (+) *$25.00/program on tape/tape return basis. Radio Features Corporation 301-718-2800

FM ODYSSEY -2 hour weekly program featuring music of acoustic singer/songwriters, eclectic rock, blues and folk with exclusive interview segments with up and coming artists as well as many musical legends, ie. Judy Collins, David Crosby, Ian Anderson and Dan Fogelberg. *FREE on CD or DAT. Some material may be date-specific. Fred Migliore 800-341-1480 or FMOdyssey@aol.com

FOOTLIGHT PARADE -59 minute weekly hosted program featuring the music of the Broadway stage. *FREE on CD (return basis) (+) Contact producer for shipping fees. WCLV/Seaway Productions 1-800-491-8863

FORUM -29 minute weekly program of current affairs/cultural topics/science (Produced by University of Texas-Austin) *$4.50/program on CD (plus ordering fee) (+) Longhorn Radio Network 800-457-6576

FREE SPEECH RADIO NEWS -29 minute weekday newsmagazine of national and international news. Excerptable. Also available on Pacifica Ku-band satellite *available via download from website www.fsrn.org. Contact producer for fees (stations billed based on ability to pay) Pacifica Reporters Against Censorship 510-655-8937/212-209-2811

GRACE NOTES -2 1/2-minute weekday modules of stories drawn from the lives of classical composers and performers. *FREE on CD Public Broadcasting Radio Services 1-781-595-3747

GREAT LAKES RADIO CONSORTIUM -weekly feed of news modules (features/voice wraps/commentaries) on environmental issues in the Great Lakes region. (+) *FREE via download from password-protected part of website www.glrc.org Stations must contact GLRC for username and password and must also air funding credit when using segments: contact producer for details. Great Lakes Radio Consortium (734) 764-9210 Contact: Mark Brush mbrush@glrc.org

THE GREENSCENE :60 second weekday module of environmental and recycling news *FREE on CD (30-60 shows per disc) Stations must air funding credit Laurie Howell info@thegreenscene.com 310-729-8681

GROWLER RADIO -30 minute weekly audiodrama of storytelling for kids (ages 6-adult). Productions combine hundreds of sounds, original scoring, real kids and intelligent mysteries. Program content available at http://www.growler.com/radio.htm *FREE (contact producer for delivery method) Growler Radio 1-800-GROWLER

HAZEL'S BLUES, JAZZ AND BEYOND -weekly 3-hour program of blues, jazz, soul and R&B. Program includes music news, festival information and occasional aritst interviews. Produced at WRVG-FM/Georgetown, KY *FREE on CD World Radio: Tom Martin 502-868-6577

THE HEALTH SHOW -25 minute weekly newsmagazine on health/medicine/fitness. excerptable of modules allowed with credit. Produced by WAMC- Albany *FREE on CD (+) National Productions 800-323-9262 ext. 169 jdecker@wamc.org

HITS IN GERMANY -30 minute program of rock pop and hip-hop music from Germany. 2 programs per month. Narration is in English. *FREE on CD Deutsche Welle musik@dwelle.de

HOTEL MILWAUKEE -59-minute weekly variety/sitcom program, with musical guests, author interviews and poetry. *FREE on CD or via broadcast-quality download from internet for first affiliation year: contact producer. 26 programs with stations allowed to repeat programs for full-year service. Holiday special also available. Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design/Pam Percy pampercy@aol.com or 414-276-7889. www.hotelmilwaukee.com

IN BLACK AMERICA -29 minute weekly program highlighting black life and culture in American society (Produced by the University of Texas at Austin) *$4.50/program on CD (plus ordering fee) Longhorn Radio Network 800-457-6576

INDEPENDENT NATIVE NEWS 5-minute weekday newscast of native news and issues from around the United States available for download from website. New program posted each weekday by 4am ET and archive on website contains programs from the previous week. *FREE via MP3 download from website (www.nativevoice.org) ***Please contact producer if you plan to air this program. Native Voice Communications 907-222-1806

INNER JOURNEY RADIO PROGRAM -29 minute weekly interview program on a variety of subjects, including personal growth and psychology, health and healing, living and dying, science and spiritual development, business and management, ecology and sustainability. *FREE on cassette/CD delivery in development (also on Pacifica satellite system) website: www.innerjourneyradio.com Inner Journey Radio Program 888-777-9749 ron@innerjourneyradio.com

INNOCENTS ABROAD -29 minute weekly program of travel-related interviews and travelogue sound portraits *FREE on cassette Innocents Abroad Radio Productions 707-974-7821

INSIDE EUROPE -29 or 59 minute weekly program of European news. Produced by Radio Deutsche Welle. *FREE via MP3 download (+) WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112 or contact Greg Fitzgerald at (508) 877-1300/usa.dw@verizon.net

IRAQ JOURNAL -ongoing news reports from Baghdad by journalist Jeremy Scahill. For non-commercial stations only. *FREE via download from website www.iraqjournal.org Norm Stockwell 608-279-1709 normstoc@yahoo.com

JAZZ FROM LINCOLN CENTER -59 minute weekly program of jazz performances from Lincoln Center, hosted by CBS news reporter Ed Bradley. *on CD (+) contact producer for carriage fee WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

JAZZ PERSPECTIVES -2-4 minute modules profiling a jazz musician. Profile includes interview excerpts and music selections. Artists include those in Latin jazz, salsa and blues. Also available at www.mercurycenter.com/justgo/jazz. *FREE on DAT (preferred), cassette or reel-contact producer for details. Station must announce website URL before and after broadcast of module. Reese Erlich rerlich@csuhayward.edu

JIM HIGHTOWER'S "COMMON SENSE COMMENTARIES" 2-minute weekday radio commentaries from a populist perspective by best-selling author and nationally-syndicated political commentator Jim Hightower. *FREE via MP3 download from password-protected website (www.jimhightower.com). No excerpting/funding credit must air. Please contact producer if you plan to air this program. CD delivery also available. Hightower and Associates 512-477-5588/ext 2#

JOY -54 minute weekly program of traditional church music *FREE on CD (program contains commercials as separate tracks on CD: non-commercial stations can skip these tracks) The Jubilee Network 800-325-6333

JUDY CARMICHAEL'S JAZZ INSPIRED -59 minute weekly program of interviews with celebrated artists who discuss their creative process and how their passion for jazz has inspired their work. Program also features their favorite recordings. (26 programs in series) *on CD (+) contact producer for service fees WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

JUST FOR THE HEALTH OF IT -60-second weekday module of of news about health and medicine *on cassette: contact producer for program fees Consultation Radio Network 800-226-8608

KITKAT ACOUSTIC BREAK -30 minute weekly program with musician interviews and studio recordings in an acoustic setting. 20 programs/year:10 in fall/10 in spring *FREE on CD Jaime Levit/College SoundTrack 212-921-2100

LATINO USA -29 minute weekly magazine of news and culture with a Latino focus. Magazine and modular formats on same CD/excerpting permitted *FREE on CD (+) Latino USA 512-475-6767

THE LAW SHOW -25 minute weekly program on the courts and legal issues. Produced by WAMC-Albany *FREE on CD (+) National Productions 800-323-9262 ext. 169 jdecker@wamc.org

LEGISLATIVE GAZETTE -25-minute weekly newsmagazine devoted to covering New York State Legislature and New York State government and politics. Although of primary interest to New York residents, it is available to all non-commercial stations. Produced by WAMC-Albany *FREE on CD (+) National Productions 800-323-9262 ext. 169 jdecker@wamc.org

LIFETIMES: THE TEXAS EXPERIENCE -90 second weekday program of history and anecdotes about Texas. Note: available only to stations in Texas *FREE on CD Longhorn Radio Network 800-457-6576

LIKE IT IS -29 minute weekly interview program with information geared toward contemporary American society.. Produced at KASU-FM- Jonesboro, AR *on cassette/CD delivery in near future. Robert Franklin/KASU 870-931-8028

LIVE! AT THE CONCERTGEBOUW -2 hour weekly classical music concert performances from the Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam (13 programs in series April-June) *FREE on CD (+) contact producer for shipping fees WCLV/Seaway Productions 1-800-491-8863

LIVE! FROM ROTTERDAM -2 hour weekly classical music concert performances from the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra (13 programs in series July- September) *FREE on CD (+) contact producer for shipping fees WCLV/Seaway Productions 1-800-491-8863

LIVING ON EARTH -59:00 or 28:30 weekly newsmagazine on the environment and world and national ecological developments. Stations may run first 28:30 as a half-hour program or full 59:00 length as a one-hour program. Stations may not run second half of program stand-alone. Cutaway available for newscast compatibility. Produced in cooperation with WBUR-Boston. (+) *on CD: $15/program World Media Foundation/WBUR Contact: Susan Shepard 617-520-6861 shep@loe.org

LOAFER'S GLORY -58 minute weekly patchwork of songs, stories, interviews, tall tales and revelations about the traveling life, labor heritage and social history. Hosted by folksinger/storyteller Utah Phillips. *on CD: contact producer for fees. Also on Pacifica Ku satellite system. No Guff Records 530-265-2476

LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA -2 hour weekly program of classical music concert performances (13 programs in series January-March) *on CD (+) Only one airing of each program allowed. Contact producer for service fees and details WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

MADISON INSTITUTE FORUM -59 minute recorded lectures by noted authors and activists. Lectures are each part of a multi-part series. Topics include corporate power and the media, the public relations industry, global capitalism, tax reform, the Bush missle defense plan and preservation of Social Security. tapes and transcripts available *FREE on cassette or CD Madison Institute, P.O.Box 5304, Madison, WI 53705 or contact Dan at CDCornwell@aol.com www.themadisoninstitute.org

MAKING CONTACT -29 minute weekly public affairs program of grassroots voices and ideas with stories of change through activism. Excerptable/contact producer for local underwriting restrictions *FREE on CD (+) National Radio Project 415-851-7256

MASTER CONTROL -28 minute weekly magazine/interview program with inspirational commentary *FREE on CD Media Technology Group/Southern Baptist Convention 800-266-1837

MELODY TIME -30 minute program of light classical music: best loved melodies, love songs, waltzes and operetta hits. 2 programs per month/narration is in English. *FREE on CD Deutsche Welle musik@dwelle.de

MIDNIGHT SPECIAL -2 hour weekly program of folk music, comedy and show tunes. *on CD (+) contact producer for service fee and details WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

MIDWEST TODAY RADIO EDITION -5-minute weekly hard news or feature module from the contents of Midwest Today magazine. Module features exclusive interview segments from the magazine's profiled celebrities and newsmakers as well as reports from the magazine's columnists and reports on events in the midwest. *FREE on CD delivered every six weeks. CD contains :30 taggable promo for each program. Program contains incidental reference to the magazine's telephone number (deletable by non-commercial stations) Midwest Today Radio Edition 1-515-755-3851

MILLENIUM OF MUSIC -59 minute weekly program of early music. *FREE on CD (return basis) (+) contact producer for shipping fees. WCLV/Seaway Productions 1-800-491-8863

MILWAUKEE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA -2 hour weekly classical music concert performance/13 programs in series *FREE on CD (return basis) (+) contact producer for shipping fees. WCLV/Seaway Productions 1-800-491-8863

MIND'S EYE RADIO -various 59-minute spoken-word productions blending essays, poetry, commentary and features built around a theme. Topics have included creativity, death, water, fathers and privacy. (Also available on Pacifica Satellite Ku-Band) *FREE on cassette or CD Mind's Eye Audio Productions 608-256-6525 mindseye@itis.com www.mindseyeaudio.com

MINNESOTA NEWS CONNECTION regular daily audio feed of news actualities to accompany news script faxed to stations (contact producer). News of Minnesota interest and of national interest featuring Minnesota newsmakers. Website delivery of scripts in development. *FREE via phone (888-215-3805)/MP3 download in development: contact producer Minnesota News Connection 651-578-1967 mncnews@rmci.net

MOM-BO -29-minute weekly program about the daily life of being a mom. Program features music, commentary, and interviews with authors and experts. Also available on Pacifica Satellite System. Produced at KFAI-FM/Minneapolis/St. Paul *on cassette or DAT/contact producer for fees MOM-BO 612-341-3144 x839 mombokfai@aol.com

A MOMENT IN TIME 2-minute weekday module on history providing background on current events and important historical events and persons, explaining their significance. Some segments include historic audio (Produced at WCVE-Richmond, VA) *FREE on CD A Moment in Time 804-289-8679

MUSIC AND THE SPOKEN WORD -29 minute weekly program of music by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir along with short (~2 minute) spoken message on values/etc. *FREE on CD/no excerpting allowed Marilyn Throckmorton/Bonneville Communications 800-247-6655

MUSIC MOUNTAIN -2 hour weekly program of chamber music performances from the summer chamber music festival at Gordon Hall in Connecticut (16 programs in series)/each program may air twice * on CD (+) contact producer for service fees WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

NASDAQ STOCK MARKET REPORT -:30 and :60 second stock market weekday stock market reports with business news/updated throughout the day *FREE via telephone (1-800-536-0837) Cameron Brown 202-728-8379

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH RADIO NEWS SERVICE -60 second weekly news package on health and medical issues *FREE via telephone (1-800-MED-DIAL) Available 5am-5pm ET weekdays NIH Broadcast Services 301-496-5895

NATIVE SOLIDARITY NEWS -60-minute weekly program of information in support of indigenous peoples' survival, dignity and self-determination. Program includes news, features, background information, interviews and more, interwoven with music, readings and film excerpts. 44 programs per year. (Produced at CKUT-Montreal) *on cassette or CD--back issues available. Cdn$121 per year in Canada/US$161 in US: each tape or CD contains two programs. Native Solidarity News 514 486-0246 nsn@ckut.ca

NATURAL GAS RADIO NEWSLINE -weekly news feed of energy news and features *FREE by telephone (1-800-336-4795) American Gas Association 703-841-8667

NATUREWATCH -5 90-second modules per week providing a minds-eye view of the world in nature, particularly the world of birds. Program features recorded natural sound. Must air between 6am and 7pm local time/market exclusive. Editorial partner: Wildlife Conservation Society, based at the Bronx Zoo *FREE on cassette or CD/contact producer for DAT delivery (+) Finger Lakes Productions/Dan Updike 607-275-9400 world@flpradio.com

NEWSCAST FROM THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS -15 minute weekly newsmagazine of news and features of the LDS church *FREE on cassette Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 801-240-4612

NEW DIMENSIONS 58:30 weekly program of dialogues on a wide range of topics with leading-edge thinkers, artists, healers, scientists, environmentalists and social architects. *on CD: $10/program--first quarter free to new stations (+) New Dimensions Broadcasting Network 707-468-5215

NORTHWESTERN NEWSFEED -10 voice wraps/thrice weekly of news and information from Northwestern University *FREE by telephone (1-800-942-1145) or MP3 download from website www.northwestern.edu/univrelations/media_relations/newsfeed Northwestern University Broadcast Relations 847-491-5753

NOTHIN' BUT THE BLUES -2 weekly 3-hour programs of roots-driven blues music. Produced in cooperation with WFYI-Indianapolis, IN *FREE on CD World Radio: Tom Martin 502-868-6577

NOTICIERO LATINO -5-minute weekday newscasts of world and national news IN SPANISH. Morning feed at 10:00am PT/repeated at 11:00am PT and noon PT, afternoon feed at 1:00pm PT/repeated at 2:00pm PT and 3:00pm PT, and evening feed at 7:00pm PT/repeated at 8:00pm PT. Stations may run entire newscast or excerpt individual stories. Stations must contact producer if they plan to air this program. Also available on Radio Bilingue Ku satellite system. *FREE by telephone at 209-455-5797/5798 Radio Bilingue 559-455-5782

ON-AIR HEALTHCARE LINE -weekly voice wrap and actuality on health and medicine featuring expert physicians in various specialties. *FREE via telephone 1-800-762-8978 or 1-608-283-5499/scripts available at www.wismed.com State Medical Society of Wisconsin 800-362-9080/ext.229

ONE NIGHT STAND 58-minute weekly hosted program featuring the music of the great dance bands of the last seven decades. (Produced by WUKY-FM/Lexington, Kentucky) *on CD: $104/quarter or $400/year if paid in advance. CD includes promo for next program. Lori Horine/WUKY 859-257-3221

OUR OCEAN WORLD -Five 90 second modules per week on ocean-related issues featuring marine-related interview subjects and natural sound. (formerly The Ocean Report) Hosted by Marilyn Cooley, an announcer from WETA-Washington DC. -Program must air between 6am and 7pm local time/market exclusive. Underwriter: Royal Caribbean International *FREE on cassette or CD, contact producer for DAT delivery (+) Finger Lakes Productions International: Dan Updike 607-275-9400 world@flpradio.com

PEOPLE'S TRIBUNE RADIO -29-minute monthly newsmagazine of economic and social issues. *FREE on cassette/excerptable League of Revolutionaries for a New America 800-691-6888

PERSPECTIVE -15 minute weekly program analyzing a specific political, economic, social or humanitarian issue *FREE on cassette United Nations Radio 212-963-6982

PICK OF THE POPS -monthly CD containing 12-15 new releases of pop music by Canadian artists. CD is delivered with host contiunity copy and background information. *FREE on CD Radio Canada International 514-597-7551

PICKLEBERRY PIE -30 minute situation comedy with music for pre-schoolers, centered around the lives of the Pickleberries--whimsical creatures with kid- like sensibilities. *On CD or cassette $100 for set of 40 programs, negotiable Pickleberry Pie pickle@well.com

POWERLINE -28 minute weekly program of adult contemporary music of the '70s, '80s, and '90s along with brief inspirational messages *FREE on CD Media Technology Group/Southern Baptist Convention 800-266- 1837

PUBLIC BROADCASTING RADIO SERVICES -various drama, children's, comedy, documentary and music programs, including selections from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. On-line music store for college radio stations in development: contact distributor for more information *on CD/Contact distributor for fees/underwriting information Public Broadcasting Radio Services 781-595-3747

PULSE OF THE PLANET -2-minute month-specific modules on nature and the environment. 20-25 programs per month. No excerpting/must air funding credit. *FREE on CD Murray Street Productions 1-800-793-1673

PUTUMAYO WORLD MUSIC HOUR -59 minute weekly program exploring the music of many different cultures. Each program is built around a theme, and several feature artist interviews. Hosted by Putumayo CEO/founder Dan Storper and KFOG personality Rosalie Howarth. Program must air between 7am and midnight local time. *on CD. Contact producer for further information. www.putumayo.com Putumayo World Music Hour-attn: Jennifer Daunt 415-788-2781 jennifer@putumayo.com

RADIO NATION -29-minute weekly newsmagazine program featuring interviews and news relevant to the progressive community *on cassette/contact producer for fees The Nation 212-209-5400

RADIO NETHERLANDS DOCUMENTARY -30 minute weekly documentaries on subjects of world-wide interest. Narration is in English. (CD also includes EUROQUEST) *FREE on CD Radio Netherlands P.O.Box 222 1200JG, Hilversum, Holland letters@rnw.nl

RADIO WORKS -28:30 program of audio drama selections, showcasing the work of community-based, university-based and professional artists. 26 programs per year plus holiday specials (stations allowed to repeat programs for full year service). website: www/suemedia.com SueMedia 516-483-8321 suemedia1@aol.com

REFUGEE VOICES -Thrice-yearly program of four feature modules (3-4 minutes each) with refugees and/or their advocates discussing the refugee experience *FREE on cassette or reel Refugee Voices 800-688-7338

REPORT TO CONSUMERS 90-second weekday module of consumer news and product reviews from the pages of Consumer Reports. Market exclusive. Series may be underwritten locally but individual programs may not be: contact producer. CD demo available. *FREE on CD Consumer Reports 914-378-2480 radioid@consumer.org

RIVER CITY FOLK -59 minute weekly program of folk music featuring live in-studio performances and interviews and folk recordings. *on CD (+) contact producer for service fee WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

ROCK AND RAP CONFIDENTIAL REPORT -15 minute quarterly program of current music and 2-3 political topics per program *FREE on cassette Rock & Rap Confidential 310-398-4477

ROCK 'N' ROOTS -1 hour weekly hosted program of blues, jazz, R&B, world, swing, country, rock and folk music from the 1920's through the present. *FREE on CD (+) (return of CD and reimbursement of postage requested/not manditory) audio archive at www.rocknroots.com Rock'n'Roots Radio rocknroots@aol.com 845-626-4548

THE ROMANTIC HOURS -59-minute weekly program of classical music together with readings from diaries and letters of composers in a stream-of- consciousness style. NOTE: not available in all U.S. markets: contact producer for more information *on CD (+) Contact producer for service fees WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY -2 hour weekly program of classical music concert peformances/26 weeks per year *FREE on CD (return basis) (+) contact producer for shipping fees. WCLV/Seaway Productions 1-800-491-8863

SCIENCE REPORT RADIO -2-minute module about science. 80 programs per year delivered quarterly on CD (20 programs per CD) *FREE on CD American Institute of Physics 1-301-209-3090 pubinfo@aip.org

SCOPE -15 minute weekly magazine program covering aspects of the work of the United Nations *FREE on cassette United Nations Radio 212-963-6982

SIMPLY SCOTTISH 59 minute weekly music/informational program presenting all aspects of Scotland, with history segments, weekly trivia, interviews, features and music. *on CD or cassette: FREE for first quarter, then negotiable Simply Scottish 956-421-5883 www.simplyscottish.com

SIDETRACKS -59 minute weekly program of progressive bluegrass, acoustic folk and blues, country and singer-songwriter material. Program has four-minute cutaway to allow 55-minute running time for newscast compatibility or internal breaks. *on CD Contact producer for details. Ed McDonald 304-788-0129 emcdonald@access.mountain.net

SISTERS AND FRIENDS -29 minute weekly program featuring lifestyles, success stories, problems and dilemmas facing women of color *on CD/contact producer for details Amazing Productions/Lori Gray 281-272-6444

SOCIETY OF UNDERGROUND POETS -59-minute weekly program exploring the world of poetry, including poetry news, poetry with music, spoken word performance and the latest in poetry releases. Program features interviews with poets and readings. Produced by WRVG-FM/Georgetown, KY *FREE on CD (+) World Radio: Tom Martin 502-868-6577

SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED -56-minute weekly program featuring the work of audio artists from around the world like The Tape Beatles, John Oswald and Negativland who work with bits and pieces of media environments to create a collage of sound. The program also also features artist interviews. Web site: www.some-assembly-required.net *FREE on CD Jon Nelson 612-625-3500 assembly@detritus.net

SOPHISTICATED SWING -60-minute program of big band and swing music recordings. *on CD (13 programs in series) Contact distributor for fees. Public Broadcasting Radio Service 1-781-595-3747

STAR DATE -2 minute daily program about astronomy/market exclusivity/excerpting allowed with permission of producer *on CD (monthly) $563 per year first year/$724 per year thereafter University of Texas McDonald Observatory/Suzanne Harm 512-475- 6760

STATE OF MIND -59-minute weekly program discussing mental health issues including depression, schizophrenia, and new medications for mental illnesses and their side effects. Psychiatrist Dr. Robert Granacher is host and interviews renowned psychiatrists and authors. Produced at WRVG-FM/Georgetown, KY *FREE on CD World Radio: Tom Martin 502-868-6577

SWINGIN' DOWN THE LANE 58:30 weekly hosted program of big band music built around a theme, with historic recordings and interview excerpts. *FREE on CD (stations must return CD to producer after airing) (+) Stations must air program within designated broadcast window, stations may not repeat programs more than once, program must air in its entirety. Demo CD available on request. www.bigband- era.com Swingin' Down The Lane 3 Greenview Court Little Rock, AR 72212 501-218-0205 swing@bigband-era.com

SWISS MIX -monthly collection of news and feature modules of European and international news. Includes scripts for local host intro. Broadcasters must credit Swiss Radio International *FREE on cassette (60 minutes) Swiss Radio International info@swissinfo.ch

TENT SHOW RADIO -55-minute weekly program of live stage shows of folk, jazz, bluegrass and acoustic music from Lake Superior's Big Top Chatauqua in Bayfield, Wisconsin. 26 programs/year with stations allowed to repeat programs once for full year service/no excerpting. *FREE on CD (CD also contains program promo) Phillip Anich 888-BIG TENT

THIS WAY OUT -30 minute weekly magazine program of lesbian/gay/bisexual/ transgendered issues with news update segment, feature stories, interviews, readings, and music segments. Excerpting allowed with credit *$20/month on cassette (+) billed quarterly in advance Greg Gordon 818-986-4106

TRAVELER'S JOURNAL -2 minute weekday modules highlighting the joys of travel and practical advice. Stations must complete broadcast agreement and air segments in their entirety. No market exclusivity *FREE on cassette/DAT/ISDN/Internet (www.travelersjournal.com) David Bear 800-860-7537

TRENDS IN REAL ESTATE -Weekly :90 second report on real estate/home buying/mortgages *FREE via telephone (1-800-832-0338) National Association of Realtors 202-383-1177

UK BLUES -30-minute program of blues recordings, performances and interviews from the United Kingdom. (26 programs in series) *on CD/contact distributor for fees Public Broadcasting Radio Service 1-781-595-3747

UN AFRICA -30 minute monthly magazine program of United Nations activities of specific interest to Africa *FREE on cassette United Nations Radio 212-963-6982

UN CALLING ASIA -15 minute weekly magazine program of United Nations activities of particular interest to Asia and the Pacific *FREE on cassette United Nations Radio 212-963-6982

UN CARIBBEAN ECHO -15 minute documentary program on a major United Nations issue of special interest to the Caribbean countries *FREE on cassette United Nations Radio 212-963-6982

UN CARIBBEAN MAGAZINE -15 minute weekly modular newsmagazine program of United Nations activities of particular interest to Caribbean countries *FREE on cassette United Nations Radio 212-963-6982

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO RADIO NEWS FEATURES -monthly feed of news actualities with script for voicing by local host. Each feed contains four actualities for 3-5 stories of general news interest. *FREE on cassette Office of News Services/University of Colorado at Boulder 303-492- 3140

U.S.DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE -Daily telephone newsline *FREE via telephone -30 minute weekly program of agriculture topics *FREE on cassette USDA 202-720-6072

U.S.DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION -Daily newspackages on transportation news *FREE via telephone (800-526-1144) USDOT 202-366-5565

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA NEWSLINE -Daily newspackages available by telephone *FREE via telephone 612-625-6666 or via Internet at www.umn.edu/urelate/audio/ Note: regular cassette of produced news segments to be produced in the near future: contact producer for details J.B.Eckert 612-624-5228

UNIVERSO -2 minute daily program on astronomy and space science IN SPANISH *FREE via CD University of Texas/McDonald Observatory 512-475-8843

THE VOCAL SCENE -54 minute weekly hosted program of opera recordings *$25.00/program on tape/tape return basis Radio Features Corporation 301-718-2800

VOICES OF OUR WORLD -28-minute weekly international newsmagzine focusing on human rights, global economics, the environment, the plight of refugees, the struggle of indiginous people and the rights of women and children. *FREE on CD Maryknoll World Productions: Eileen Bott 914-941-7636/ex 2476 ebott@maryknoll.org

WEATHER NOTEBOOK -2 minute weekday module on weather and weather lore co- produced by New Hampshire Public Radio *FREE on CD (includes weekly program promo) Mount Washington Observatory 603-356-2137

WEEKEND RADIO WITH ROBERT CONRAD -59 minute weekly program of classical recordings with crossover material and comedy selections *FREE on CD (return basis) (+) contact producer for shipping fees WCLV/Seaway Productions 1-800-491-8863

WE'RE SCIENCE -weekly 29 minute program answering questions submitted by listeners about science and technology. Must air within 30 days of receipt/no excerpting. Produced by KUMR-Rolla, MO *FREE on cassette John Francis 800-327-6440

WHERE THREADS COME LOOSE 30 minute radio dramas - thrillers, comedy, horror and satire Stations must run entire series and contact producer with broadcast times Contact producer for program fees and details Christopher Bahn, http://www.wherethreadscomeloose.com

WITH HEART AND VOICE -59 minute weekly program of sacred choral and organ music. Produced by WXXI-Rochester, NY *on CD (+) contact producer for fees/determined by market size. Patti Burger (716) 258-0205 WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

WOMEN -15 minute weekly program examining issues affecting women around the world *FREE on cassette United Nations Radio 212-963-6982

WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL NEWS GATHERING SERVICE (WINGS) -two programs on women's issues and women's perspectives with regard to the environment, politics, law, labor, sexuality, and social change: -30 minute monthly newsmagazine/newscast (excerpting of modules permitted) -30 minute thrice-monthly news/current affairs program with extended interviews, speeches,or documentaries. *on cassette-$99/quarter for both programs--$90/year for monthly newscast only (contact producer about subsidized subscriptions) WINGS 800-798-9703/wings@wings.org

WORD FOR THE WISE -2-minute module/20 per month on language and word origins (2 per week are undated and usable on weekends) Produced by WAMC-Albany *FREE on CD (+) National Productions 800-323-9262 ext 169 jdecker@wamc.org

WORKER'S INDPENDENT NEWS SERVICE -3 minute weekday news headline service of labor news plus :30- second weekday economic news segment and weekly 3-5 minute news feature of labor news. -via download from website www.laborradio.org: contact producer for information Worker's Independent News Service 608-262-0680/608-265-0579

WORLD BUSINESS REPORT -90 second weekday news report on business and finance from the resources of Merrill Lynch *FREE via telephone (1-800-626-6750) North American Network 301-654-9810

WORLD CHRONICLE -30 minute weekly panel discussion program featuring international media correspondents questioning United Nations officials about global issues (39 programs/year) *FREE on cassette United Nations Radio 212-963-6982

THE WORLD IN REVIEW -15 minute weekly newsmagazine program covering current events at the United Nations *FREE on cassette United Nations Radio 212-963-6982

A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES -59 minute weekly interview/discussion program exploring critical global issues. The first half of the program features American voices and perspectives on a given issue while the second half features global voices and perspectives on the same topic. Produced in association with the Mainstream Media Project. *on CD (+) contact producer for service fees. WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

WORLDWIDE JAZZ -59 minute weekly program of live and studio jazz performances from around the world. Produced in cooperation with Radio Netherlands. *FREE on CD (contact producer for service fees) WFMT Fine Arts Network 773-279-2112

ZBS PRODUCTIONS -variable-length full-cast audio dramas/multi-part series *on cassette/contact producer for fees and information ZBS Foundation 1-800-662-3345