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 and CD.

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, March 1
Friday, March 8
Jason Rezaian: Imprisoned in Iran January 30, 2019
Friday, March 8
Friday, March 15
Roger McNamee: Inside the Facebook Catastrophe February 12, 2019
Friday, March 15
Friday, March 22
Howard Schultz, Former CEO of Starbucks February 19, 2019
Friday, March 22
Friday, March 29
Andrew McCabe, Former Deputy Director of the FBI March 13, 2019
Wednesday, March 27
Going Carbon Negative December 6, 2018
Friday, March 29
Friday, April 5
Emily Chang's Brotopia: One Year Later March 14, 2019
Friday, April 5
Friday, April 12
EPA Chief Andrew Wheeler on Cars, Coal, and Climate February 4, 2019
Friday, April 12
Friday, April 19
Mayor Pete Buttigieg: Democratic Presidential Candidate March 28, 2019
Friday, April 19
Friday, April 26
Janet Napolitano: Homeland Security Since 9/11 April 3, 2019
Friday, April 26
Friday, May 3
Valerie Jarrett: Politics, the Obamas and Finding My Voice April 11, 2019


Radio Schedule for KRCB 91-FM in Rohnert Park:

Content listed below airs on KRCB Radio 91 FM in Rohnert Park. KRCB airs Climate One programs only. 

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 Commonwealth Club broadcasts on KRCB 91 FM air Sunday evenings at 9 p.m.

Broadcast Date Program Recording Date
Sunday, March 10
If Global Warming Exists, Why Is It So Cold? February 26, 2019
Sunday, March 24
Naturally Wired: Getting Outside in the Digital Age March 5, 2019
Sunday, March 31
Insane Mode: Tesla’s Wild Ride March 12, 2019


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, March 5
Republicans in California: Can the GOP Survive? February 5, 2019
Tuesday, March 19
San Francisco Mayor London Breed March 7, 2019
Tuesday, March 26
Brave, Not Perfect with Reshma Saujani February 27, 2019
Tuesday, April 2
Alyssa Mastromonaco: Growing Up and Trusting Your Gut March 13, 2019
Tuesday, April 16
Mayor Pete Buttigieg: Democratic Presidential Candidate March 28, 2019
Tuesday, April 30
Black Futures Lab and the Black Census Project April 2, 2019