Local Programs

Conner CallingHank Conner

Friday afternoons from 1-2 p.m.

Hank Conner talks with authors about their books, ranging from local works to national best sellers with guests from all over the world. Opportunity for listener questions and comments is provided.

Front Page Edition of All Things Considered

Monday through Friday from 4-5 p.m.

The “Front Page Edition of All Things Considered”  is a locally-produced program through the combined operation of WUFT and WRUF. This is our home for in-depth news stories, serious and light features produced a la NPR, as well as longer interviews, both live and recorded. The program is a true magazine format show, which blends local, regional and state news into one hour. We also tackle the top national and world stories with a local twist, interviewing many experts and others from north central Florida. It has received the Society of Professional Journalists first place national Mark of Excellence twice in the past six years, signifying it as the top college newscast in the country. In addition, stories that have aired on Front Page have won awards from the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters Association, as well as the Edward R. Murrow awards from RTDNA, two professional competitions.

Noticias WUFT

Saturday mornings from 6:30-7 a.m.

This Spanish-language student-produced program includes local, state, national, and international news; sports; weather; community calendar segment; and an in-depth interview segment on topics ranging from politics, health, education, and safety issues, to social issues that more directly impact the Hispanic community, such as immigration, citizenship, community services, or various cultural topics.

Noticias WUFT se transmite los sábados, de 6:30 a 7 a. m. Es un programa local de noticias y asuntos públicos producido, en Español, por estudiantes de la Universidad de Florida. Ofrece noticias locales, estatales, nacionales e internacionales; deportes; el reporte del tiempo, y un calendario comunitario. También ofrece una entrevista a profundidad sobre temas que van desde política, salud, educación y seguridad, hasta asuntos sociales que impactan directamente a la comunidad Hispana, tales como inmigración, ciudadanía, servicios en la comunidad y temas culturales.

Sikorski’s Attic

Saturday afternoons from noon-1 p.m.

Loving the past, believing in the future and appreciating the present. Expert antiquarian John Sikorski fields calls, e-mails, and questions about antiques and collectibles.

soul circuitSoul Circuit with Margi Hatch

Saturday nights from 8-11 p.m.

This live program features traditional soul, R&B, doo-wop, funk, disco, and much more. The two-hour journey includes music from the mid-40s through the mid-70s complete with historical tidbits on the artists and their music.

Viernes Social

Friday Nights From 8 – 10 p.m.

UF Communications professor and Latin music recording artist, Belio Antonio is joined by Gilberto de Paz and some of UF’s best and brightest student voices for “Viernes Social,” Friday nights at 8.

Belio, Gilberto and the team use a light-hearted back-and-forth to discuss the music in Spanish and English and to launch your weekend with, Salsa, Merengue and Latin Jazz.  Also they get into what’s happening with live music in the area. You can get your weekend moving with “Viernes Social,” Friday nights from 8 to 10 on Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM.

Health in a Heartbeat

Airs twice a day weekends, once in Morning Edition and after the NewsHour.

Health in a Heartbeat is a credible source of health information that inspires and informs listeners and satisfies their growing appetite for news they can use. Health in a Heartbeat is now celebrating 10 years of offering a daily dose of medical wisdom.

Produced by the UF Health Science Center and WUFT-FM.

Animal Airwaves Animal Airwaves

Airs Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

A call-in radio show featuring experts from the UF Veterinary Hospitals speaking on a variety of animal health-related topics. The show, hosted by Dana Hill of WUFT, features UF faculty clinicians, who speak about common veterinary problems in their area of expertise. Listeners can call in to 352-392-8989 with questions related to the topic being discussed.

Public Health MinutePublic Health Minute

Airs three times a day during Morning Edition.

Dr. William Latimer interviews researchers and medical professionals about a wide variety of public health topics. The Institute of Medicine estimates it takes 20+ years for health researchers to get scientifically proven findings that inform best practices into communities. Public Health Minute gets practical health advice informed by cutting edge research to the public today. Public Health Minute is a joint venture from University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions and the School of Health Sciences, Human Services and Nursing at Lehman College at CUNY.

Tiny TechTiny Tech

Airs Fridays during Talk of the Nation’s “Science Friday” from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Tiny Tech, a show about nanotechnology, is made possible by the Center for Nanostructured Electronic Materials, the National Science Foundation and WUFT.  To learn more about Tiny Tech, go to tinytechradio.org.

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