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, November 19
Friday, November 27
A Feminist Climate Renaissance September 30, 2020
Thursday, November 26
Friday, December 4
Paola Ramos: Finding Latinx October 28, 2020
Thursday, December 3
Friday, December 11
Planet Money's Jacob Goldstein: The True (and Wild) Story of Money November 9, 2020
Thursday, December 10
Friday, December 18
Nicholas Christakis with Dr. Vivek Murthy: The Enduring Impact of Coronavirus October 28, 2020
Thursday, December 17
Friday, December 25
Radio Program: Nancy Pelosi and John Brennan November 29, 2020
Thursday, December 24
Friday, January 1
Radio program – Breaking Through: A Year of Climate Conversations November 22, 2020
Thursday, December 31
Friday, January 8
Radio Program: Alicia Garza, Michael Eric Dyson and Angela Rye November 1, 2020
Thursday, January 7
Friday, January 15
Radio Program: David Kennedy and Joe Scarborough on Defending American Freedom December 1, 2020
Thursday, January 14
Friday, January 22
Destination Health: Driving Equity in Health Care December 15, 2020
Thursday, January 21
Friday, January 29
José Andrés and Sean Penn: A Conversation on Giving Back November 30, 2020
Thursday, January 28
Friday, February 5
Radio Program: Biden’s Climate Opportunity December 28, 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
Friday, November 20
ALL YOU CAN EAT WITH AYESHA CURRY, "All You Can Eat with Ayesha Curry, J. Kenji López-Alt and Gianna Ruggerio September 2, 2020
Tuesday, November 24
NPR’s Maria Hinojosa: Latino USA September 23, 2020
Tuesday, December 1
Paola Ramos: Finding Latinx October 28, 2020
Tuesday, December 8
Undaunted: Hint CEO Kara Goldin October 27, 2020
Tuesday, December 15
Guy Raz: How I Built This September 22, 2020
Tuesday, December 22
Gary Kamiya and Paul Madonna: The Unknown San Francisco October 27, 2020
Tuesday, December 29
Alicia Garza: The Purpose of Power December 1, 2020
Tuesday, January 5
Michael Eric Dyson with Angela Rye: Reckoning with Race in America December 3, 2020
Tuesday, January 12
99% Invisible's Roman Mars and Kurt Kohlstedt October 6, 2020
Tuesday, January 19
"Radio Program: José Andrés, Sean Penn and Marcus Samuelsson December 28, 2020
Tuesday, January 26
Sh*t, Actually With Lindy West October 29, 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.