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, September 2
Friday, September 10
The Right to Vote at Age 18: Gen Z and the Fight Against Voter Suppression July 26, 2021
Thursday, September 9
Friday, September 17
Radio Program: Swing Voters August 15, 2021
Thursday, September 16
Friday, September 24
The 20th Anniversary of 9/11 and the Homeland Today: With Janet Napolitano, Anthony Romero and Amy Zegart September 10, 2021
Thursday, September 23
Friday, October 1
Bright Galaxies, Dark Matter, and Beyond August 26, 2021
Thursday, September 30
Friday, October 8
Craig Melvin: Learning to Be a Son and a Father June 23, 2021
Thursday, October 7
Friday, October 15
George Will: American Happiness and Discontents September 17, 2021
Thursday, October 14
Friday, October 22
Mary Roach's Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law September 21, 2021
Thursday, October 21
Friday, October 29
Radio Program: The Trump Era, with Mary Trump, Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker September 26, 2021
Thursday, October 28
Friday, November 5
COP26 Preview September 26, 2021
Thursday, November 4
Friday, November 12
Radio Program: Erika Moritsugu and Andrew Yang September 26, 2021


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, August 31
Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang: Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination August 4, 2021
Tuesday, September 7
The Cult of We: The WeWork Story August 10, 2021
Tuesday, September 21
The Economic State of Black America August 27, 2021
Tuesday, October 5
Choose Possibility with Sukhinder Singh Cassidy August 25, 2021
Tuesday, October 19
Sarah Stein Greenberg and Laura Holson: Creative Acts for Curious People October 6, 2021
Tuesday, November 2
Mary Roach's Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law September 21, 2021


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.