90.5 WESA is a public broadcaster that reaches the people of Pittsburgh metropolitan area with the frequency of 90.5 Mhz as well as listening to HD Radio. “Pittsburgh’ NPR News Station” is the tagline of the channel. The B class operator is doing well not only on the domestic level but also on the international level. To reach that bigger audience, the power required by the channel is 25,000 watts.
90.5 WESA first aired its official signal in 1949 and called as WDUQ until 2011. The affiliation partners of the statin include Public Radio International, American Public Media, and National Public Radio. Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation claims the ownership of the broadcaster along with its sibling channel WYEP.
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The station aims to inspire the people of Pittsburgh about discussing the problems and issue of the community through their platform. The channel has achieved many successes on its way and currently lead and only independent information and media hub of the domestic community. The listeners of the station can also join it over the popular social media channels.
90.5 WESA Programming
|BBC World Service||Travel With Rick Steves||Only A Game|
|Weekend Edition||Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!||Ask Me Another|
|This American Life||On The Media||RadioLab|
|Only A Game||Living on Earth||The Allegheny Front|
wesa.fm is the official web portal of the station.