Each week, The Commonwealth Club's radio programs bring important and interesting speakers to audiences across the country. Our program is the oldest continuous radio program in the United States. You can hear the Club on more than 230 public and commercial stations throughout the country. Please bookmark this page and check back often; broadcast topics and dates may change.

Radio Stations: We would love to add you to our national network of stations. If you would like to air The Commonwealth Club radio program, please contact us.

The Club has three different radio program feeds:

  • KQED (88.5 FM in San Francisco) Thursdays at 8 p.m. and Fridays at 1 a.m.

  • KALW (91.7 FM in San Francisco) Tuesdays at 7 p.m.

  • KRCB (91 FM in Rohnert Park) Sundays at 9 p.m.


Radio Schedule for KQED 88.5 FM in San Francisco and the National Feed:

The content listed below airs on KQED Radio 88.5 FM in San Francisco as well as on more than 230 radio stations nationwide and via podcast.

All Commonwealth Club broadcasts on KQED 88.5 FM air on Thursday evenings at 8 p.m.

KQED Broadcast Date Available for National Broadcast Program Recording Date
Thursday, March 24
Friday, April 1
Ray Dalio: Principles for Dealing with the Changing World Order March 1, 2022
Thursday, March 31
Friday, April 8
Wajahat Ali with Krista Tippett February 25, 2022
Thursday, April 7
Friday, April 15
Reshma Saujani: Confronting the "Big Lie" of Corporate Feminism March 22, 2022
Thursday, April 14
Friday, April 22
Marie Yovanovitch: Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine March 28, 2022
Thursday, April 21
Friday, April 29
Humankindness and Health Justice: Creating a More Equitable World March 30, 2022
Thursday, April 28
Friday, May 6
Rep. Jamie Raskin: Trauma, Truth and the Trials of American Democracy March 14, 2022
Thursday, May 5
Friday, May 13
Robin Roberts: "Good Morning America" Anchor April 15, 2022
Thursday, May 12
Friday, May 20
Terry Crews: My Journey to True Power April 29, 2022
Thursday, May 19
Friday, May 27
Russ Feingold on Climate and Democracy April 21, 2022
Thursday, May 26
Friday, June 3
Radio Program: Yascha Mounk and Francis Fukuyama on Democracy April 17, 2022


Radio Schedule for KALW 91.7 FM in San Francisco:

Content listed below airs on KALW Radio 91.7 FM in San Francisco. The Commonwealth Club's Inforum division broadcasts its events on KALW.

The INFORUM division of The Commonwealth Club produces Bay Area events where attendees meet thought leaders in entertainment, tech, food, design, pop culture and politics, and where the audience is often just as inspiring as the thought leaders. INFORUM produces individually curated events designed to provide attendees with cutting-edge content and a hands-on educational experience.

All Commonwealth Club broadcasts on KALW 91.7 FM air Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m.; however, they do not air every single week. Refer to the dates listed below.

Broadcast Date Program Recording Date
Tuesday, April 5
Heather McGhee: What Racism Costs Everyone February 25, 2022
Tuesday, April 19
Shaka Senghor: A Father's Invitation to Love, Honesty and Freedom February 17, 2022
Tuesday, May 3
Jeff Yang, Phil Yu and Philip Wang: Rise—A Pop History of Asian America March 21, 2022
Tuesday, May 17
Reshma Saujani: Confronting the "Big Lie" of Corporate Feminism March 22, 2022
Tuesday, May 31
Wajahat Ali with Krista Tippett February 25, 2022


Radio Program on KRCB 91-FM in Rohnert Park:

Climate One at The Commonwealth Club is a thriving leadership dialogue on energy, the environment and the economy. It brings together top thinkers and doers from business, government, academia and advocacy groups to advance the discussion about a clean energy future.

All Climate One broadcasts on KRCB 91 FM air Sunday evenings at 9 p.m. The program also airs on select public radio stations across the country and internationally.

Visit the Climate One website for more information on its radio program.