89.1 WCNV is the public radio station licensed to the Northern Neck, operating a full-power transmitter in Heathsville
89.1 WCNV operates from a transmitter in Heathsville and serves the four counties of the Northern Neck, reaching a population of 25,000 residents. 89.1 provides NPR programming, classical music and jazz, along with a wide range of specialty programs. Listener favorites include NPR’s morning and afternoon drive time news magazines, Morning Edition and All Things Considered, Fresh Air, Marketplace, This American Life, A Prairie Home Companion, and Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me. Among our locally produced music shows are The Electric Croude, the Sound of Swing, the World Music Show, and Time for the Blues. Our complete schedule is available at http://ideastations.org/radio/schedule.
89.1 WCNV offers local newscasts weekday morning and afternoon, with updates provided by correspondents based in the Northern Neck. Commonwealth Public Broadcasting, parent company for WCNV, also operates 88.9 WCVE in Richmond (our flagship station) and 90.1 WMVE in Southside Virginia. The stations stream 24/7 and more information is available at http://ideastations.org.