Informational Programs

KALX Evening News

KALX is proud to offer daily news coverage, from local issues to national and international news. Our newscasts also include sports, business, weather and traffic reports.

    * Mornings at 8:00 am 

    * Weeknights at 5:30 pm

Got an idea for a news piece? Contact us at 510-642-0993.

Arts In Review

Covers the local arts community with interviews of actors, directors, and other performance artists; writers and visual artists; and others. Emphasis on the Bay Area's alternative, underexposed arts scene. Produced by Greg Scharpen and cohosted by Stefanie Kalem and Lisa Monhoff. Every Thursday from noon to 12:30 pm.


KALX storytelling show, B-Side radio, airs episodes the first Monday of the month at 12 pm.

Fiat Lux Redux

Fiat Lux Redux is a culled from the wide variety of conversations, lectures, and podcasts at UC Berkeley, and edited for air at KALX.

Film Close-Ups

Film Close-ups features a small group of film enthusiasts talking at sometimes disarming length about independent, foreign or mainstream films, local festivals and film-related events. In-depth interviews and unabashed reviews, all without commercials. Produced by Sonia Mistry. Hosted by Greg Scharpen, Sonia Mistry, and Chandler Bennett. Every Saturday from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

North Gate Radio

News magazine produced by students of the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

Past episodes can be found HERE.

Soapbox Derby

Call in political talk show. Every Thursday from 9 pm to 9:30 pm.

Studio line: (510) 642-0993


Spectrum is on INDEFINITE HIATUS until further notice, but podcasts of previous episodes are still available at

Spectrum is a thirty minute Science and Technology show. Spectrum explores scientific research and technology development through interviews with leading practitioners at UC Berkeley and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.


The Graduates

The Graduates is the talk show where we interview UC Berkeley graduates students about their work here on campus. Currently hosted by graduate students Eleanor Wang, Enrico Calvanese, Alienor Baskevitch  and others. The Graduates airs every other Tuesday from 9am-9:30am.

For podcasts of this show:


Women Hold Up Half The Sky

Talk radio and music by and about women. Featuring weekly interviews with women involved in politics, health policy, gender issues, and technology, a women's events calendar, and analysis of world, national, and local news. Airs every other Saturday from noon-1pm.