WCBU 89.9 FM and WCBU.org

WCBU is Peoria Public Radio. A public service of Bradley University and Illinois State University.


WCBU FM 89.9 and WCBU.org is the public radio station based in Peoria, IL and serves the surrounding Tri-County area. WCBU is an NPR member station covering nearly 1 million residents of central Illinois, operating 24 hours a day with news programs from NPR, the BBC and Public Radio International; and entertainment programs. WCBU2 is the station’s HD service, offering classical music throughout the day. WCBU2 can be heard using HD radio receivers or online. The station fulfills a public news service with a cumulative listenership of 30,000 weekly, plus 10,000 listeners via stream at WCBU.org. WCBU.org averages 79,000 monthly users and 111,000 unique page views.


Peoria, IL, USA



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