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 10 p.m. and Fridays at 1 a.m.

  • KALW (91.7 FM in San Francisco) Tuesdays at 6 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 10 p.m.

KQED Broadcast Date Available for National Broadcast Program Recording Date
Thursday, April 6
Friday, April 14
Our Fusion Future—Lawrence Livermore Director Kim Budil March 27, 2023
Thursday, April 13
Friday, April 21
Princess Mabel van Oranje Is on a Mission to End Child Marriage March 22, 2023
Thursday, April 20
Friday, April 28
White House National Climate Advisor Ali Zaidi (124325) March 15, 2023
Thursday, April 27
Friday, May 5
Beyond ChatGPT: Stuart Russell on the Risks and Rewards of A.I. April 3, 2023
Thursday, May 4
Friday, May 12
Michael Milken: Faster Cures and the Future of Health April 14, 2023
Thursday, May 11
Friday, May 19
CNN's Joan Biskupic: Inside the Supreme Court April 10, 2023
Thursday, May 18
Friday, May 26
Two Voices on Climate that Will Surprise You April 7, 2023
Thursday, May 25
Friday, June 2
UFW's Romero: Why Farm Workers Suffer and How They Can Bring About Change March 20, 2023
Thursday, June 1
Friday, June 9
Kevin Kelly: The Wisdom I Wish I'd Known Earlier May 1, 2023
Thursday, June 8
Friday, June 16
Tennessee Representative Justin Jones May 12, 2023
Thursday, June 15
Friday, June 23
Stephen Vladeck: Behind the Closed Doors of the U.S. Supreme Court May 23, 2023
Thursday, June 22
Friday, June 30
Two Heroes Challenging the Powerful May 19, 2023
Thursday, June 29
Friday, July 7
The Uncertain Future of Nuclear Deterrence May 15, 2023
Thursday, July 6
Friday, July 14
Jennifer Pahlka: Why Government Is Failing in the Digital Age June 22, 2023


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 6 p.m.; however, they do not air every single week. Refer to the dates listed below.


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.