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The WQED Morning Show with Jim Cunningham
Live from Oakland with local arts, NPR news, traffic, weather and morning favorites



Julie Amacher


Lynn Warfel


Handel's Messiah with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Our Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Mendelssohn Choir in everybody’s Christmas favorite, Handel’s glorious oratorio Messiah, with favorite arias from Comfort Ye My People and Every Valley, to Rejoice Greatly … and favorite choruses from the Hallelujah Chorus to the Great Amen.  Jim Cunningham hosts Pittsburgh Symphony Radio from Heinz Hall. (PRI)


Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin
Five nights a week, Bill delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Each 5-program series builds off a single theme, ranging from composer biographies to explorations of various cultures, musical styles, and time periods.


Elena See, Bob Christiansen, Scott Blankenship, Ward Jacobson


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WQED is proud to partner with Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield to cover important health topics. "Living With Mental Illness" explores diagnosis, treatment and ending the stigma associated with behavioral health issues. The "Men & Cancer" and "Women & Cancer" series reports on early detection and the latest treatment of cancers most commonly associated with men and women.


  • WQED first told her story in "Portraits for the Home Front." Now the legacy of Elizabeth Black continues in a new documentary.