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) Fridays at 8 p.m. and Saturdays at 2 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 Friday evenings at 8 p.m.

KQED Broadcast Date Available for National Broadcast Program Recording Date
Friday, November 29
Friday, December 6
Rich Lowry: The Case for Nationalism November 12, 2019
Friday, December 6
Friday, December 13
The Immigrant Experience with Aarti Shahani October 21, 2019
Friday, December 13
Friday, December 20
Malcolm Nance: The Plot to Betray America November 21, 2019
Friday, December 20
Friday, December 27
John Browne: Engineering the Future October 30, 2019
Friday, December 27
Friday, January 3
Scott Adams: Loserthink November 25, 2019
Friday, January 3
Friday, January 10
Microsoft President Brad Smith: The Promise and Peril of the Digital Age December 5, 2019
Friday, January 10
Friday, January 17
Christine Pelosi: The Nancy Pelosi Way December 2, 2019
Friday, January 17
Friday, January 24
Dr. Robert Bullard: The Stephen Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication December 12, 2019
Friday, January 24
Thursday, January 31
An Evening with Michael Eric Dyson December 12, 2019
Friday, January 31
Friday, February 7
Ayesha and Stephen Curry: The Commonwealth Club Equality Series January 17, 2020


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, December 3
Jerry Rice: America's Game—The NFL at 100 November 12, 2019
Tuesday, December 17
Women in the Workplace 2019 December 3, 2019
Tuesday, December 31
An Evening with Michael Eric Dyson December 12, 2019
Tuesday, January 7
Modern Love October 24, 2019
Tuesday, January 21
The Power of Parlay, with Anne Devereux-Mills January 7, 2020


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.