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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.


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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

The Triangle’s Afternoon News with Rick and Donna Martinez

Monday-Friday, 3pm - 6pm

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, 7pm-9pm

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

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

Mike Raley, NCNN

Monday-Friday, 5am - 10am


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, 7pm - 8pm; Sunday 12am - 1am

CBS The Takeout

Saturday, 5am -6am; Sunday, 1pm -2pm

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

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

Heart Health with Dr. Wefald

Saturday, 12pm - 1pm

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

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

Jason Kong and Nicole Clagett, 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, 4pm - 5pm

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

Eye on Veterans offers the very best of ConnectingVets.com interviews, reporting and resources hosted by Navy Veteran Phil Briggs.

Eye on Veterans

Saturday, 6pm - 7pm; Sunday, 2pm - 3pm

Intelligence Matters with Michael Morell

Saturday, 8pm - 9pm

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, 9pm - Midnight

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

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, 7am - 8am

Sunday Morning Magazine with Don Curtis

Saturday, 8am - 8:30am

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

CBS Sunday Morning

Sunday, 9am - 10am

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

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

Live Worship

Sunday, 11am - 12pm

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

Access Health Radio

Sunday, 4pm - 4:30pm

Learn about the ever-evolving world of Family Dentistry.

Teeth Talk with Dr. Charles Ashley Mann

Sunday, 4:30pm - 5pm

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

Sunday, 6pm - 7pm

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

60 Minutes

Sunday, 7pm - 8pm

Every Sunday, CBS News senior foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan welcomes leaders, newsmakers, and experts to a lively round table discussion of current events and the latest news.

Face the Nation

Sunday, 8pm - 9pm

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 - 1am; Monday, 12am-1am

Podcast Only


Join host Don Hadley, Owner/President of Applied Vision Works, to learn how to achieve more personally and professionally.

Building a Leadership Culture to Reach Your Destination

New Episodes Every 2 Weeks

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