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Shows

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Code Switch+

$2.99/month

Fearless conversations on race. Sponsor Free.

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Fresh Air+

$2.99/month

Invigorating interviews. Sponsor Free.

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It's Been A Minute+

$2.99/month

Conversations you love. Sponsor Free.

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Life Kit+

$2.99/month

Pro tips for a life well-lived. Sponsor Free.

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NPR News Now+

$2.99/month

The latest news in five minutes. Updated hourly. Now Sponsor-free.

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The NPR Politics Podcast+

$2.99/month

Political analysis you need. Sponsor Free.

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Planet Money+

$2.99/month

Three shows. Bonus episodes. Sponsor Free.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour+

$2.99/month

Cultural chatter you need. Sponsor Free.

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Short Wave+

$2.99/month

The science reporting you love. Sponsor Free.

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TED Radio Hour+

$2.99/month

Brainy miscellany from some of the world's biggest thinkers. Sponsor Free.

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Throughline+

$2.99/month

History re-storytelling you love. Sponsor Free.

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Up First+

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The news you need to start your day. Now Sponsor-free.

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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!+

$2.99/month

Newsy mayhem. Bonus episodes. Sponsor Free.

FAQ

What podcasts are currently available with NPR+?

Many of NPR's most popular podcasts are included, like Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!+, The NPR Politics Podcast+, Planet Money+, and more. See plus.npr.org for the (always growing) full list of shows.

Wait... Do I have to pay to listen to these NPR podcasts now?

No! NPR podcasts will remain free (but will include inserted sponsorship messages).

All NPR+ versions of these podcasts offer sponsor-free listening (which removes the automatically inserted sponsor-breaks wherever possible), and a select number of them also offer bonus content.

I already have a recurring donation to my local public radio station. Do I get NPR+ podcasts automatically?

Unfortunately no, you do not have automatic access to NPR+ podcasts due to technical limitations of this new program. At this time, you'll need to select a plan on this site. Thank you for supporting your local station and for considering NPR+!

How do I listen to a podcast's sponsor-free feed?

Once you've signed up, you'll see a page with instructions for setting up your feed(s) in your podcast app of choice. The process is very simple, and you can always access instructions by signing in and navigating to the Account page, then selecting Podcasts in the menu on the top left.

Can I access all available NPR+ content as a bundle, or do I need to get each podcast separately?

Currently, the NPR+ bundle is only available in a select number of locations. If you do not see the NPR+ bundle option at the top of this page, then it is not currently available in your area. To access all of your favorite podcasts' NPR+ feeds, you should subscribe to each show individually. (Want the NPR+ bundle in your area? Let us know here)

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