Syndicated Shows

Philosophy Talk 

Mondays 7-8 a.m. 

Celebrating the value of examined life, Philosophy Talk challenges listeners to think about things in new ways, ranging in everything from pop culture, science, morals and the human condition. 

Alternative Radio

Thursdays 7-8 a.m. 

Alternative Radio is dedicated to the founding principles of public broadcasting and analyzes views overlooked in the mainstream media. 

A Way with Words 

Tuesdays 7-8 a.m. 

Each week on A Way with Words, Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers about slang, old sayings, new words, grammar, word origins, regional dialects, family expressions and more.

Big Picture Science 

Wednesdays 7-8 a.m. 

Hosted by Seth Shostak (shos-stack) and Molly Bentley, this show discusses scientific and technological development, innovation and scientific theory through lively and intelligent storytelling. 


Fridays 7-7:30 a.m. 

Counterspin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week and exposes what corporate media might have missed in their own coverage. 

Conversations on Healthcare 

Fridays 7:30-8:00 a.m. 

Conversations on Healthcare discusses the opportunities for reform, innovation, and healthcare headlines with innovators in the field.

Grab Bag

Saturdays at 7-8 a.m.

KTSW’s Grab Bag is a segment each week with a different syndicated programming showcasing something going on that week or is of interest to our listeners. More information on this week’s program can be found on the KTSW Facebook page. If you have any comments or suggestions for a program contact

Jazz Inspired

Sunday at 7-8 a.m.

What inspires the people who inspire you? How do creative people create? World-renowned jazz pianist Judy Carmichael explores these questions with her guests every week on her public radio show Judy Carmichael’s Jazz Inspired. Celebrated artists discuss their creative process and how their passion for jazz has inspired their work. They share their favorite recordings with the listener as well as insight into their life and art.

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    Glow On


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    Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

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    Central Heat Exchange

    Central Heat Exchange

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    Now, You Know

    Roise Lowe

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