News: WLIW-FM

Tell us about yourself!
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Delaney Hafener | November 10, 2021
Long Island, we want to hear from you! We’ve only been around since June 2020 when The WNET Group, home of New York’s THIRTEEN – America’s flagship PBS station – WLIW21,; NJ PBS, New Jersey’s statewide public television network; announced the call letter change of its Southampton, New York-based radio ...
Firing Line with Margaret Hoover Joins the WLIW-FM Lineup
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Delaney Hafener, Lindsey Horvitz | November 4, 2021 | Firing Line with Margaret Hoover
WLIW-FM, Long Island's only NPR station, has announced the addition of Firing Line with Margaret Hoover to its program schedule. Hosted by author, political commentator and Suffolk County part-time resident Margaret Hoover, the program showcases an exchange of ideas about the most important issues facing our democracy today to audiences ...
Suzanne Vega on The Afternoon Ramble
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Delaney Hafener | October 21, 2021 | The Afternoon Ramble and The Overnight Ramble
Grammy-winning icon of the folk-rock revival movement Suzanne Vega joined Brian Cosgrove on the air ahead of a performance that took place at Suffolk Theater in Riverhead on September 12th, 2021. The show took place one year after the release of her album "An Evening of New York Songs and ...
Wally Smith Honored As Leader In Public Radio – from 27east.com
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Michelle Trauring | October 20, 2021
This story originally appeared on 27east.com. Read it here. From this point forward, October 16 will be known as “Wally Smith Day.” On Saturday afternoon, about 50 friends and colleagues gathered for a private party at The Clubhouse in East Hampton, celebrating Smith’s legacy as a pillar of public radio ...
George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio, a New Weekly Public Radio Program and Podcast Exploring Lifestyle Topics, Premieres September 19 on WLIW-FM
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Delaney Hafener | September 14, 2021 | George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio
WLIW-FM, Long Island’s only NPR station, has announced the addition of George Hirsch Lifestyle Radio to its program schedule. The new one-hour, weekly public radio program featuring informative and entertaining conversations about food and lifestyle, premieres Sunday, September 19 at 4 p.m. on 88.3 WLIW-FM and wliw.org/radio. Hosted by TV ...
9/11 20th Anniversary: Former NYC Police Commissioner on security post 9/11
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Delaney Hafener | September 10, 2021
With the 20th anniversary of 9/11 upon us, WLIW-FM’s Michael Mackey spoke to the man known as “America’s Police Commissioner” - Bill Bratton - the only person to have led police departments in the two largest U.S. cities- Los Angeles and New York City. Bratton discusses security post 9/11 and ...
WLIW-FM Adds Four New Programs Beginning July 10
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Delaney Hafener | July 7, 2021
WLIW-FM, Long Island’s only NPR station, has announced the addition of another day of the Afternoon Ramble with Brian Cosgrove, ALL ARTS Radio Hour, Latino USA and Asian View to its program schedule beginning July 10. Native Long Islander Brian Cosgrove adds a live Saturday edition of his popular The ...
Note from General Manager Diane Masciale
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Delaney Hafener, Diane Masciale | June 17, 2021
Dear friends and listeners, I’ve had the pleasure of knowing Charlotte Ackert, a member of our Board of Trustees, for some time. Her generosity and commitment to WLIW is quite simply unmatched. Her support of our matching gift challenge makes the first-year anniversary of WLIW-FM extra special as we consider ...