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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.


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.



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

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 1am - 5am; Sun 1am - 6am

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

Triangle's Morning News with Scott Briggaman

Monday - Friday, 5am - 9am

Josh Zach, WPTF News

Monday-Friday, 5am - 10am

Brian tackles the top stories and news of the day, be them political, financial, sports, entertainment or gossip.

The Brian Kilmeade Show

Monday - Friday, 9am - 12pm

Triangle's Noon News with Bruce Ferrell

Monday - Friday, 12pm - 1pm

The Dana Show

Monday - Friday, 1pm - 3pm

Triangle’s Afternoon News

Monday-Friday, 3pm - 6pm

Mike Raley, NCNN

Monday-Friday, 5am - 10am

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


Tune into the WPTF Weekend News each Saturday from 6am – 7am

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, 12am - 1am, 6am -7am; Sunday 12am - 1am

Saturday Morning Magazine with Bruce Ferrell

Saturday, 7am - 8am

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

Weekend Gardener

Saturday, 8am - 11am

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; Sunday, 2pm - 3pm

Call-in and ask your health-related questions to Cardiologist and Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Franklin Wefald.

Heart Health with Dr. Wefald

Saturday, 12pm - 2pm

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

Aging Matters

Saturday, 4pm - 5pm

Where did all the great country music go? Well... right here! Join Buddy Michaels as he hosts your favorite hits.

All Star Country Weekend

Saturday and Sunday, 6 pm-12 am

WPTF invites you to call in and get advice from the top names in Triangle home improvement.

Making Your Home Great

Saturday, 2pm - 3pm

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

Financial Safari

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

CBS Sunday Morning

Sunday, 9am - 10am

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, 5pm - 6pm

Sunday Morning Magazine with Don Curtis

Sunday, 8am - 8:30am

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

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

Access Health Radio

Sunday, 4pm - 4:30pm

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

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

Friday, 7pm - 8 pm; Sunday, 7am - 8am and 1pm - 1:30pm

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

Live Worship

Sunday, 11am - 12pm

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

Learn about the ever-evolving world of Family Dentistry.

Teeth Talk with Dr. Charles Ashley Mann

Sunday, 4:30pm - 5pm

The Retirement Income Show with Rick Parkes

Sunday, 1:30pm - 2pm

Podcast Only


Applied Vision Works are guides that embolden top teams and business leaders to build a better quality of life, stronger organizations, and bigger achievements.

Building A Leadership Culture with Bruce Gresham

New Episodes Every Other Week

In the Garden with Keith Ramsey is a podcast aimed at helping you grow and maintain a beautiful and healthy garden and landscape.

In The Garden with Keith Ramsey

New Episodes Every 2 Weeks

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

Tom Kearney