Stay connected to the news and storytelling you depend on from WAMU wherever you go. You can listen live on your radio or on most internet-connected devices, including smartphones and smart speakers.
On-Air - 88.5 FM
You can tune into WAMU on 88.5 FM in the Washington and Baltimore metro areas. We also broadcast on a digital HD Radio channel, 88.5-HD1.
We have resources available if you are having trouble receiving our signal or trouble listening on HD Radio.
On Your Smart Speaker
“Alexa, Play WAMU.”
“Ok Google, Play WAMU.”
“Hey Siri, Play WAMU.”
Listen live to WAMU on any smart speaker. Just ask your Alexa-enabled device, Google Assistant, or Apple Siri to play WAMU.
You can also add WAMU’s regional newscast to your Alexa flash briefing — enable it within the Alexa app.
There are also many other ways to hear NPR content on-demand using your smart speaker.
On Your Smartphone
There are several apps available to listen to WAMU live. Two apps we recommend are NPR News and TuneIn.
You can also listen to NPR and WAMU content on-demand and personalized for your tastes with NPR One.
• Download NPR One for Android or iOS (Apple)
Online at WAMU.org
Go to wamu.org and click the blue "play" button at the bottom of any page to start streaming WAMU’s live broadcast. The stream will continue playing as you browse through the website.
If you have difficulty listening to WAMU, please contact us by email. You can also call us at (202) 885-1200 or toll-free at (855) 885-8830 during normal business hours.