KUOW 1340 is a non-commercial radio broadcaster, licensed to Tumwater, Washington. The channel is a simulcasting operator for its sibling KOUW-FM and offers “News Talk Information.” The sister channel and the broadcaster itself are owned and operated by “University of Washington.” The market name of the broadcaster is “News & Information.” The transmitter of the channel is run by 1,000 watts to serve the local public. You can help the broadcaster in its mission through your donations.
The station is available to the local public through the satellite frequency of 1340 kHz.
Internationally, the station can be listened through its web portal.
The station features programming from American Public Media, Public Radio International, and National Public Radio. The topics covered by the station are the latest news, showbiz, sports, politics, entertainment, and community events and updates.
The station was founded in 1952 to train the students of University of Washington about broadcast techniques and technologies. Initially, it only used to broadcast for 8 to 10 hours. The station became the member of National Public Radio (NPR) in 1970. The channel used various monikers during its history, which are KCIF, KCIG, and KVSN. Currently, the station is one of the most successful independent radio operators in the market.
Shows of KUOW 1340
BBC World Service
This American Life
Live from Here with Chris Thile
Ask Me Another
New Yorker Radio Hour
All Things Considered
You can remain in touch with the updates of the station from its smartphone apps and also from its social media accounts.