Tune in to KALW at 6pm for NPR's live coverage of the first Presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.  Then join Rose Aguilar for post-debate conversation on Your Call, Tuesday at 10am.

Bonnie Petrie is a proud new member of the news team at WUWM. She is a reporter who - over her twenty year career - has been honored by both the Texas an New York Associated Press Broadcasters, as well as the Radio, Television and Digital News Association, for her reporting, anchoring, special series production and use of sound.

Bonnie is a native of northern New York, growing up along the Canadian border. She spent nearly fifteen years living and working in Texas. She is also a podcaster, known, in particular, for her series of podcasts for pregnant women and new mothers called Pea in the Podcast.

A mother of one daughter, Bonnie lives in Shorewood.

Guess this Bay Area sound! Sept. 25, 2016

10 hours ago
Illustration by Rich Black.

  This is Audiograph — the Bay Area’s sonic signature. Each week, we’ll play you a sound recorded somewhere in the Bay Area. Your job? Listen to the sound (in the player above), figure out where it was recorded, and what  it is, then call us to let us know.

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. For today's installment, Truc Nguyen tells us why she chose this song by Cyndi Lauper.

KALW Almanac: Monday Sep. 26, 2016

17 hours ago

 Today Monday, 26th of September of 2016 is the 270th day of the year. There are 96 days remaining until the end of the year. 43 Days until Election Day, Tuesday November 8; 28 Days left to register to vote in California, Monday October 24. The sun will rise in San Francisco at 7:02 am and the sun will set at 6:59 pm. Today we will have 11 hours and 57 minutes of daylight

On the September 26th edition of Your Call, we'll rebroadcast a conversation we had with Dr. Monique Morris, author of Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools.

Dana Rodriguez hosts with Jerry Nachman and Laurie Fisher.

This week on KALW's showcase for the best stories from public radio podcasts and independent radio producers... 

Nicholas Eberstadt, author of the new book, Men without Work. reports that there is a large new, underdiscussed population of unemployed men not counted in the unemployment statistics because they’ve given up looking for work.  We’ll discuss what individuals and society can do. 

My Mixtape: "Take Me Home, Country Roads" by John Denver

Sep 24, 2016

My Mixtape asks people from the Bay Area and beyond to contribute a song that is meaningful to them. Edward Miguel tells us why he chose this John Denver song.