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WUGA-FM is an affiliate of National Public Radio, and its staff produces several, popular local programs. Photo by Andrew Tucker.

About WUGA

WUGA your local NPR station operated through a partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting.

Our Mission Statement — Making a difference in quality of life by delivering programs that inspire curiosity about and engagement in the world, the arts, and the human condition.

WUGA broadcasts with 6000 watts in an omni-directional pattern.


  • 50% Classical Music

  • 20% News and Public Affairs

  • 20% Jazz

  • 10% Drama, Comedy, Folk Music, etc.

  • 40% Locally produced

  • 10% GPB

  • 50% National Public Radio, Public Radio International and other sources

Weekly WUGA cume (total number of listeners) : 25,000
Adding WUGA programming on PSPR: 100,000

Market Ranking
Third most listened to station in Athens market out of 18 stations reported.
Most listened to station for people with managerial, administrative or professional occupations.

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