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Hosts and Schedule

Program Schedule

 

Enjoy a variety of news talk and music programming on WPTF, the Triangle’s home for News Talk that Matters. View full program guide.

 

Many of our programs are available on demand after they air. View a full list of on demand programming.

 

Call Our Shows

 

Our hosts invite your input and participation in their programming. The majority of our shows can be reached by dialing the WPTF Studio Line at 919-860-WPTF (9783). Hover over the hosts below for specific contact numbers.

 

Partners

 

SFN_sm  North Carolina News Network  CBS News

Weekdays

Tune into the WPTF Morning News each weekday from 5am – 9am
RedEye_Bw

News doesn't wait until 6am to happen. Red Eye Radio reviews the headlines and covers issues that matter.

Red Eye Radio

Mon - Fri, 1am - 5am; Sat - Sun, 1am - 6am

      

TheCommentators

A respectful and insightful discussion of the issues of the day

The Commentators

Monday - Friday, 10am - 12pm

 

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The Jim Bohannon Show brings listeners a unique blend of breaking news, interesting features and informative reports on a spectrum of topics.

The Jim Bohannon Show

Monday - Friday, 10pm - 1am

   

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Josh Zach, NCNN

Monday-Friday, 5am - 10:00am

    

ClarkHoward_BW

Clark Howard is a consumer expert whose goal is to help you keep more of the money you make. Call: 1-877-CLARK

Clark Howard

Monday - Friday, 12pm - 3pm; 7pm-8pm

    

Patrick_BW2

Start your day with the stories from around the Triangle – and world – that matter to you.

Triangle's Morning News with Patrick Johnson

Monday - Friday, 5:00am - 9am

      

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Join Coach Pete as he provides the tools you need to navigate today's complex financial jungle.

Financial Safari

Tuesday, 7pm - 8pm

       

DonnaMartinez_BW

A lively conversation with community personalities and leaders about the issues that impact you

You Don't Say with Rick and Donna Martinez

Monday-Friday, 9am - 10am

      

TomKearney_BW

A native of Goldsboro, Tom attended Wake Forest College and UNC. He taught for several years before joining WPTF in 1982.

Tom Kearney

Monday - Friday, 9pm - 10pm

        

RedEye_Bw

News doesn't wait until 6am to happen. Red Eye Radio reviews the headlines and covers issues that matter.

Red Eye Radio

Mon - Fri, 1am - 5am; Sat - Sun, 1am - 6am

      

    

Patrick_BW2

Start your day with the stories from around the Triangle – and world – that matter to you.

Triangle's Morning News with Patrick Johnson

Monday - Friday, 5:00am - 9am

      

DonnaMartinez_BW

A lively conversation with community personalities and leaders about the issues that impact you

You Don't Say with Rick and Donna Martinez

Monday-Friday, 9am - 10am

      

ClarkHoward_BW

Clark Howard is a consumer expert whose goal is to help you keep more of the money you make. Call: 1-877-CLARK

Clark Howard

Monday - Friday, 12pm - 3pm; 7pm-8pm

    

CoachPete_535bw

Join Coach Pete as he provides the tools you need to navigate today's complex financial jungle.

Financial Safari

Tuesday, 7pm - 8pm

       

TomKearney_BW

A native of Goldsboro, Tom attended Wake Forest College and UNC. He taught for several years before joining WPTF in 1982.

Tom Kearney

Monday - Friday, 9pm - 10pm

        

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The Jim Bohannon Show brings listeners a unique blend of breaking news, interesting features and informative reports on a spectrum of topics.

The Jim Bohannon Show

Monday - Friday, 10pm - 1am

   

Weekends

Tune into the WPTF Weekend News each Saturday from 6am – 7am
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Saturday Morning Magazine with Bruce Ferrell

Saturday, 6am - 7am
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Washington Correspondent Dan Raviv wraps up the week's news and goes deep into the tough stories. It's the best one-stop shopping there is to catch up on the news.

CBS Weekend Roundup

Saturday, 12pm - 1pm; Sunday 9am - 10am, 2pm - 3pm

MoneyPit_BW

The Money Pit delivers fun and informative home improvement tips and advice to help keep you and your house going strong! Call 888-MONEY-PIT.

Money Pit Home Improvement

Saturday, 5pm - 6pm

    

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Called “the best preacher in the family” by her father, Billy Graham, Anne Graham Lotz speaks around the globe with the wisdom & authority of years spent studying God’s Word.

Living in the Light

Sunday, 8:30am - 9:00am

      

drforestBW

Join Dr. Forrest each week for a discussion on various health related topics.

Access Health Radio

Sunday, 4pm - 4:30pm

      

DonCurtis

Hosted by Don Curtis, the first two hours of ``Hall of Fame`` are devoted the biggest pop hits of the late 1950s, 60s, & 70s. At 11pm enjoy two hours of ballads and love songs.

Hall of Fame/Our Best To You

Sunday, 9pm - 12am; Monday, 12am-1am
CoachPete_535bw

Join Coach Pete as he provides the tools you need to navigate today's complex financial jungle.

Financial Safari

Saturday, 7am - 8am

       

RickParkes_Bw

Join Rick Parkes as he covers the latest financial strategies and tools to help pre- and current retirees plan for a successful future.

The Financial Planning Hour

Saturday, 1pm - 2pm; Sunday, 3pm - 4pm

   

MoneyMatters2

For over 25 years the Lewis Family has been answering your financial questions. Be sure to call the show to ask your tax, investment, retirement, cash-flow and estate questions.

Money Matters

Saturday - Sunday, 6pm - 7pm

 

DukeChapel

Duke Chapel is a Christian church of an unusually interdenominational character, with a tradition of stirring music, preaching, and liturgy.

Duke Chapel Worship Service

Sunday, 10am - 11am

    

CarolinaNewsmakers_BW

A weekly public affairs program featuring stories that affect our day-to-day lives - from the local economy to crime to social programs to taxes and education.

Carolina News Makers

Sunday, 4:30pm - 5pm; 8pm - 9pm

 

MikeRaley_BW

Hosted by Mike Raley, the WPTF Weekend Gardener show has been answering your gardening questions for over 30 years.

Weekend Gardener

Saturday, 8am - 11am

      

MakingHomeGreat

A local call-in show for all your home design, home improvement, renovation and addition questions.

Making Your Home Great

Saturday, 2pm - 4pm

   

AgingMatters_535

Jason Kong and Nicole Bruno, with Transitions GuidingLights, help to navigate the many choices and issues we face as we age or care for an aging loved one.

Aging Matters

Saturday, 7pm - 8pm

 

Worship

LIVE worship service that alternating weekly between Edenton Street United Methodist Church and White Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Live Worship

Sunday, 11am - 12pm
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Every Sunday, CBS News Political Director John Dickerson interviews top newsmakers on the issues of the week.

Face the Nation

Sunday, 5pm - 6pm
BillAlexander_BW

Join host Bill Alexander, of W.G. Alexander and Associates, for successful strategies for asset protection, estate planning and more.

Asset Protection Today

Saturday, 11am - 12pm

      

DaveGraveline

Hosted by Dave Graveline for over 20 years, ``Into Tomorrow`` covers the latest in consumer electronics and technology. Call: 1-800-899-4686

Into Tomorrow

Saturday, 4pm - 5pm, 8pm - 10pm

      

PaulMichels

Join Paul Michels for an hour of spiritual music with an emphasis on traditional Sunday morning hymns performed by a variety of singers and choruses.

Sunday Morning Music

Sunday, 6am - 7am
Phone_535

Hosted by Dave Alexander.

Triangle Trader

Sunday, 12pm - 2pm
60minutes

CBS' 60 Minutes offers hard-hitting investigative reports, interviews, feature segments and profiles of people in the news.

60 Minutes

Sunday, 7pm - 8pm

    

BruceFerrell_BW

Saturday Morning Magazine with Bruce Ferrell

Saturday, 6am - 7am
CoachPete_535bw

Join Coach Pete as he provides the tools you need to navigate today's complex financial jungle.

Financial Safari

Saturday, 7am - 8am

       

MikeRaley_BW

Hosted by Mike Raley, the WPTF Weekend Gardener show has been answering your gardening questions for over 30 years.

Weekend Gardener

Saturday, 8am - 11am

      

BillAlexander_BW

Join host Bill Alexander, of W.G. Alexander and Associates, for successful strategies for asset protection, estate planning and more.

Asset Protection Today

Saturday, 11am - 12pm

      

cbsweekendroundup_535bw

Washington Correspondent Dan Raviv wraps up the week's news and goes deep into the tough stories. It's the best one-stop shopping there is to catch up on the news.

CBS Weekend Roundup

Saturday, 12pm - 1pm; Sunday Midnight - 1am, 9am - 10am, 2pm - 3pm

RickParkes_Bw

Join Rick Parkes as he covers the latest financial strategies and tools to help pre- and current retirees plan for a successful future.

The Financial Planning Hour

Saturday, 1pm - 2pm; Sunday, 3pm - 4pm

   

MakingHomeGreat

A local call-in show for all your home design, home improvement, renovation and addition questions.

Making Your Home Great

Saturday, 2pm - 4pm

   

MoneyPit_BW

The Money Pit delivers fun and informative home improvement tips and advice to help keep you and your house going strong! Call 888-MONEY-PIT.

Money Pit Home Improvement

Saturday, 5pm - 6pm

    

MoneyMatters2

For over 25 years the Lewis Family has been answering your financial questions. Be sure to call the show to ask your tax, investment, retirement, cash-flow and estate questions.

Money Matters

Saturday, 6pm - 7pm; Sunday, 6pm - 7pm

 

AgingMatters_535

Jason Kong and Nicole Bruno, with Transitions GuidingLights, help to navigate the many choices and issues we face as we age or care for an aging loved one.

Aging Matters

Saturday, 7pm - 8pm

 

DaveGraveline

Hosted by Dave Graveline for over 20 years, ``Into Tomorrow`` covers the latest in consumer electronics and technology. Call: 1-800-899-4686

Into Tomorrow

Saturday, 4pm - 5pm, 8pm - 10pm

      

PaulMichels

Join Paul Michels for an hour of spiritual music with an emphasis on traditional Sunday morning hymns performed by a variety of singers and choruses.

Sunday Morning Music

Sunday, 6am - 7am
AnnGrahamLotz2

Called “the best preacher in the family” by her father, Billy Graham, Anne Graham Lotz speaks around the globe with the wisdom & authority of years spent studying God’s Word.

Living in the Light

Sunday, 8:30am - 9:00am

      

DukeChapel

Duke Chapel is a Christian church of an unusually interdenominational character, with a tradition of stirring music, preaching, and liturgy.

Duke Chapel Worship Service

Sunday, 10am - 11am

    

Worship

LIVE worship service that alternating weekly between Edenton Street United Methodist Church and White Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Live Worship

Sunday, 11am - 12pm
Phone_535

Hosted by Dave Alexander.

Triangle Trader

Sunday, 12pm - 3pm
drforestBW

Join Dr. Forrest each week for a discussion on various health related topics.

Access Health Radio

Sunday, 4pm - 4:30pm

      

CarolinaNewsmakers_BW

A weekly public affairs program featuring stories that affect our day-to-day lives - from the local economy to crime to social programs to taxes and education.

Carolina News Makers

Sunday, 4:30pm - 5pm; 8pm - 9pm

 

Facethenation_525bw

Every Sunday, CBS News Political Director John Dickerson interviews top newsmakers on the issues of the week.

Face the Nation

Sunday, 5pm - 6pm
60minutes

CBS' 60 Minutes offers hard-hitting investigative reports, interviews, feature segments and profiles of people in the news.

60 Minutes

Sunday, 7pm - 8pm

    

DonCurtis

Hosted by Don Curtis, the first two hours of ``Hall of Fame`` are devoted the biggest pop hits of the late 1950s, 60s, & 70s. At 11pm enjoy two hours of ballads and love songs.

Hall of Fame/Our Best To You

Sunday, 9pm - 12am; Monday, 12am-1am