NPR’s On Point is now carried by 290 stations nationwide, with a weekly audience of 1.76 million. Each month, more than 320,000 visitors stop by this website and more than 2 million shows are downloaded from our iTunes podcast.
“On Point is simply great radio — topical, compelling, intelligent. Whether it’s as a guest or a listener, I never miss it.”
-Matthew Continetti, opinion editor, The Weekly Standard
“…One of my favorite radio shows: NPR’s On Point with Tom Ashbrook.”
-Arianna Huffington, cofounder, Huffington Post
“…Hands down one of the finest interviewers on radio and TV, period.”
-KCLU-California General Manager Mary Olson
Hosted by award-winning journalist Tom Ashbrook, On Point is broadcast for two hours daily across the country on NPR. The show’s lively conversation covers everything from breaking news to ancient poetry, and features writers, politicians, journalists, artists, scientists and ordinary citizens from around the world.
Broadcast live from 10 a.m. to noon ET, with listener call-in, from WBUR in Boston, the show airs again throughout the day and evening on more than 290 NPR stations coast to coast. (To find out what’s on tomorrow, sign-up for WBUR’s free newsletter: WBUR Tomorrow.)
On Point Staff
On Point’s executive producer is Karen Shiffman. Our team of producers includes Nick Andersen, Katherine Brewer, Julie Diop, Stefano Kotsonis, Sarah Platt and Abbie Ruzicka. On Point’s director is Eileen Imada and our technical director is James Ross.
If you are a program director interested in learning more about On Point, please call us at 617-358-1461.
If you’re interested in working for On Point as an intern, applications are available here.