WNHH Community Radio

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Alisa Bowens-Mercado

Alisa Bowens-Mercado

Title: Alisa's Culture Cocktail
Host: Alisa Bowens-Mercado
Description: Every Thursday at 1pm, host and salsa maven Alisa Bowens trades in her dance shoes to spend time with listeners in the community to talk arts, music, current events, and relationships.
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Hanifa Washington and Greg Grinberg

Hanifa Washington and Greg Grinberg

Title: All Of Us
Host: Hanifa Washington and Greg Grinberg
Description: Where do New Haveners — residents of a majority-minority, sanctuary city — go after the election of Donald J. Trump and Mike Pence? Hanifa Washington and Greg Grinberg find out..
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Dan Fitzmaurice

Dan Fitzmaurice

Title: Artbeat
Host: Dan Fitzmaurice
Description: Every other Wednesday at 1 p.m., Creative Arts Workshop's director Daniel Fitzmaurice highlights the fine arts and its practitioners in New Haven.
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Sharon Benzoni

Sharon Benzoni

Title: At The Moment
Host: Sharon Benzoni
Description: Broadcast Wednesdays at noon, host Sharon Benzoni zeroes in on New Haven’s innovators and creatives. 
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Title: Book Talk
Host: Cyd Oppenheimer
Description: Every episode of Book Talk focuses on one (really good) work of contemporary fiction, and features an 25-minute interview with the author and a 25-minute discussion of the book between host Cyd Oppenheimer and two guest readers. One of our local New Haven librarians rounds out our show with a middle-grade recommendation (because who doesn’t love middle-grade fiction?)
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Adam Joseph, Joel Rudikoff and Vincent J. Mauro, Jr.

Adam Joseph, Joel Rudikoff and Vincent J. Mauro, Jr.

Title: Cannoli-Knish Sports Hour
Hosts: Joel Rudikoff, Adam Joseph and Vincent J. Mauro, Jr.
Description: Sports talk with 3 local political gurus.
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Title: Chai Haven
Host: Paul Bass
Description: A radio show about Jewish life in New Haven.
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Title: Chai Haven | Season 2 Host: Paul Bass Description: A radio show about Jewish life in New Haven. Listen: SoundCloud playlist

Title: Chai Haven | Season 2
Host: Paul Bass
Description: A radio show about Jewish life in New Haven.
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Reverend Samuel T. Ross-Lee

Reverend Samuel T. Ross-Lee

Title: Community Spotlight
Host: Reverend Samuel T. Ross-Lee
Description: Coming to listeners once a week through WNHH and Ugly Radio at 9 a.m. on Fridays, the Reverend Samuel T. Ross-Lee shares his takes on New Haven — the good, the bad, and the ugly of the city — and the what it means to be black in America. 
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Paul Bass

Paul Bass

Title: Dateline New Haven
Host: Paul Bass
Description: A daily news show on the stories that make the Elm City tick.
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Title: Dateline New Haven | Season 2 Host: Paul Bass Description: A daily news show on the stories that make the Elm City tick. Listen: SoundCloud Playlist

Title: Dateline New Haven | Season 2
Host: Paul Bass
Description: A daily news show on the stories that make the Elm City tick.
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Title: This Day in New Haven History
Host: Allan Appel and Jason Bischoff-Wurstle
Description: Your daily lesson in what happened today in the Elm City, way back when.
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Tom Breen

Tom Breen

Title: Deep Focus
Host: Tom Breen
Description: A radio show about movies and New Haven.
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Chris Stedman and Ony Obiocha

Chris Stedman and Ony Obiocha

Title: Grounded
Hosts: Chris Stedman and Ony Obiocha
Description: At 10 a.m. on the third Thursday of every month, hosts Chris Stedman & Ony Obiocha take to the airwaves to talk pop culture, activism, music and what grounds them and their guests.  
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Title: Joe Ugly in the Morning
Host: Joe Ugly
Description: Weekdays 6 A.M. to 9 A.M. EST on Ugly Radio and WNHH-LP. It's not-stop ugliness with Joe Ugly, Cottic, Full Court Press, and DJ. Rob Nice as they cover local, national & international ugly headlines as well as anything else they can make ugly.
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Doug Hausladen (middle) and Giovanni Zinn (right)

Doug Hausladen (middle) and Giovanni Zinn (right)

Title: Infrastructure Thursdays
Hosts: Doug Hausladen and Giovanni Zinn
Description: Every two weeks, New Haven's Transportation czar and city engineer Giovanni Zinn host a show about the state of public infrastructure in the city of New Haven.
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Norma Rodriguez-Reyes

Norma Rodriguez-Reyes

Title: K Pasa?
Host: Norma Rodriguez-Reyes
Description: Norma Rodriguez-Reyes, publisher of La Voz Hispana, leads this weekly show about leaders New Haven’s latino community.
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Kica Matos

Kica Matos

Title: Kica's Corner
Host: Kica Matos
Description: Monthly host Kica Matos invites New Haven lawyers, activists, and advocates to talk immigration and civil rights in New Haven. 
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Lucy Gellman

Lucy Gellman

Title: Kitchen Sync
Host: Lucy Gellman
Description: A radio show about food and New Haven.
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Betsy Kim

Betsy Kim

Title: Law, Life & Culture
Host: Betsy Kim
Description: Former legal reporter Betsy Kim dives into the intersection of law, politics, culture, and local organizations. 
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Marcia Chambers

Marcia Chambers

Title: The Legal Eagle
Host: Marcia Chambers
Description: Hosted by Marcia Chambers, editor of the Branford Eagle, The Legal Eagle delves into law and politics in Connecticut and beyond. Airs at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesdays.  
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Title: Literary Happy Hour
Host: Hanifa Washington
Description: Conversations with New Haven's poets, spoken-word artists, and other literary luminaries.  
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Babz Rawls-Ivy

Babz Rawls-Ivy

Title: LoveBabz LoveTalk
Host: Babz Rawls-Ivy
Description: Broadcast every Friday at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Inner City News CT editor and host Babz Rawls-Ivy interviews the "beautiful people" of New Haven, exploring everything from prison reform to boat building.   
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Mayor Toni Harp

Mayor Toni Harp

Title: Mayor Monday
Host: Paul Bass and Toni Harp
Description: Broadcast Mondays at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., New Haven's mayor Toni N. Harp fields questions about the latest happenings in New Haven. 
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Mubarakah Ibrahim

Mubarakah Ibrahim

Title: Mornings with Mubarakah
Host: Mubarakah Ibrahim
Description: Hosted Wednesdays at 10 a.m. (replayed 5p.m.) by self-proclaimed “Fit Muslimah” Mubarakah Ibrahim, “Mornings with Mubarakah takes on topics from Islamophobia and Muslim-American responses to politics to women who are working to improve fitness initiatives across the country.    
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Brian Slattery

Brian Slattery

Title: Northern Remedy
Host: Brian Slattery
Description: The New Haven Independent's arts editor Brian Slattery spins local--  and only local--  tunes and interviews New Haven area musicians. 
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Title: OneWorld Progressive Radio
Host: N’Zinga Shani
Description: This roundtable led by N’Zinga Shani explores health, education, and criminal justice. 
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Title: Open for Business
Host: WNHH-LP Reporters
Description: Conversations with New Haven's immigrant business owners.
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Melissa Loucks

Melissa Loucks

Title: Out & About
Host: Melissa Loucks
Description: For 10 minutes each week and an hour every month, host Melissa Loucks explored LGBTQ issues in New Haven, and across the country with a particular focus on trans rights.  
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Michelle Turner, Joe Ugly, Markeshia Ricks, Babz Rawls-Ivy

Michelle Turner, Joe Ugly, Markeshia Ricks, Babz Rawls-Ivy

Title: Pundit Friday
Host: Paul Bass, Babz Rawls-Ivy, Markeshia Ricks, Joe Ugly, and Michelle Turner
Description: A weekly news round up on local, state, and national news every Friday at 11 A.M.
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Michelle Turner

Michelle Turner

Title: The Show
Host: Michelle Turner
Description: Host Michelle Turner interviews New Haveners on topics ranging from the fine and performing arts to cutting-edge medicine. The program is broadcast Tuesdays at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. 
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Elvert Eden

Elvert Eden

Title: The Afternoon Free Ride
Host: Elvert Eden
Description: Elvert Eden a.k.a. “DJ R-EL” joins WNHH at 2 p.m. each Tuesday to spin some very cool tracks, pulling from both old and new music. When he isn’t behind a console, Eden works as the Youth Development & Aquatics director for L.E.A.P. For listeners who don’t catch the 2 p.m. program, “Afternoon Free Ride” replays every evening at 10 p.m.


Tom Ficklin

Tom Ficklin

Title: The Tom Ficklin Show
Host: Tom Ficklin
Description: Planetary ranging discussions with impactful global citizens and thought leaders from your street , to wall street , to alleys and international boulevards. Broadcast Mondays at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
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Shafiq Abdussabur

Shafiq Abdussabur

Title: Urban Talk Radio
Host: Shafiq Abdussabur
Description: Broadcast Wednesdays at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., New Haven top cop and author Shafiq Abdussabur takes on crime, police-community relations, social justice initiatives and the occasional foodie on this weekly program. 
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Title: Valley Navel Gazing
Hosts: Eugene Driscoll and Ethan Fry
Description: Broadcast Mondays at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Valley Navel Gazing explores the inner life, from recreation to politics and everything in between, of Connecticut’s Naugatuck Valley with the Valley Independent Sentinel’s editorial team.     
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Title: Valley Sports Rewind
Hosts: Mike Cannici
Description: Valley Sports Rewind is a weekly high school sports show hosted by Mike Cannici and produced by ValleyIndy.org. The show concentrates mainly on past glories of the Naugatuck Valley sports scene -- but Mike reserves the right to change it up! The Valley Indy is a two-person nonprofit online newspaper in Ansonia, Connecticut.
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About The Station

Joe Ugly, Babz Rawls-Ivy, Markeshia Ricks (© An Rong Xu for The New York Times)

Joe Ugly, Babz Rawls-Ivy, Markeshia Ricks (© An Rong Xu for The New York Times)

WNHH 103.5FM is a low-power FM and livestreamed online radio station that broadcasts out of New Haven, Connecticut. With more than 30 shows hosted by volunteers and leaders in the community, WNHH offers a grassroots approach to local journalism, covering news, politics, arts and culture, and anything and everything that affects the Elm City. WNHH, along with its sister publications the New Haven IndependentLa Voz Hispana, the Valley Independent Sentinel, and the Branford Eagle, is part of the Connecticut-based Online Journalism Project. Listen live at 103.5FM or via the webstream at the New Haven Independent's website.