KUOW

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KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio reaches over 338,000 listeners weekly and serves the Puget Sound region and Western Washington with local, national, and international news and information. KUOW produces an extensive array of locally-produced programs including The Conversation, The Beat, and Weekday, which is heard state-wide through Northwest Public Radio. In all, KUOW-produced programming accounts for more than twenty-seven hours each week. The award-winning KUOW program staff frequently contributes to nationally aired programs. KUOW is a founding member station of National Public Radio (NPR) and a founding producer of the Northwest News Network (N3 ) a cooperative which supplies news content to stations throughout the Northwest.

Series

Caption: The cast of Cookus Interruptus.  Left to right: Matt Smith, Bhama Roget, Nick Eaton, Cynthia Lair and Frank Buxton., Credit: Photo by Brad Huskinson.
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"Cookus Interruptus" is a radio–cooking–comedy starring Cynthia Lair. Her kitchen adventures are proof that it is possible to cook healthy, home–cooked meals despite life's constant interruptions.

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Dec 11, 2009
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KUOW and PRX have teamed up to bring you hour long programs that compile the best youth radio stories from PRX and around the Web. Find programs about teens and politics, teen immigrants, public education, and teens' relations to their parents.

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: May 26, 2010
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Choreographers and dancers are pushing ballet in new directions. Learn about the efforts underway at the Pacific Northwest Ballet in Seattle

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Jul 20, 2008
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18 Pieces

Produced spots used on-air

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Nov 06, 2008
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A look at the salmon farming industry in British Columbia.

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Mar 05, 2006
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A look at the history of public art in Seattle and King County, WA.

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: May 07, 2006
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KUOW Presents connects listeners to a diversity of stories and perspectives from around the Pacific Northwest and around the world on topics that matter to our daily lives.

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Jan 21, 2011
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It has been said the food is not just nourishment, but and expression of one's culture. Come explore the rich cultures of immigrant groups in the Puget Sound region... and their foods.

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Mar 15, 2006
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An investigative series examining sexual assualt in the US military.

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Apr 17, 2012
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Blacks and the birth of the recording industry: 1890-1919

  • From: KUOW
  • Updated: Mar 31, 2008

Latest Pieces

Caption: Norman Corwin with producer Katy Sewall, Credit: Corwin's staff
You’re probably familiar with Jack Benny and Orsen Wells - but do you know Norman Corwin? The widely acclaimed writer, director, and producer from ...

Bought by WRPI


  • Added: Nov 29, 2010
  • Length: 50:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Claudia Villa with her high school diploma
Teens talk about standards, inequality, and getting out of public high school in America. Schooled is one hour of some of the best youth radio st...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, KTSW 89.9, KMXT, KGOU, WSKG and more


  • Added: May 25, 2010
  • Length: 55:59
  • Purchases: 32
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Ross Reynolds interviews cultural critic Greil Marcus on the music of Van Morrison. Marcus's book is titled "When That Rough God Goes Riding".

  • Added: Apr 26, 2010
  • Length: 18:02
Caption: 10 Minute Holiday Dinner, Credit: Photo by Jess Thomson
A traditional holiday dinner can mean days of preparation and hours in the kitchen. Or, it could mean 10 minutes of prep, 20 minutes in the oven an...

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 08:37
Caption: The cast of Cookus Interruptus, Credit: Brad Huskinson
A sweet finish to the kitchen repair project. And, a surprise visit from Grandpa.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 08:51
Caption: Darrell, Credit: Brad Huskinson
Raita is on the menu for Cynthia. But, her husband Steve is using her kitchen tools to pick up extra cash.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 08:02
Caption: Frank, Credit: Brad Huskinson
Cynthia prepares kale with apples and walnuts while repairs on the sink take a turn for the worse.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 07:16
Caption: Jane and Steve, Credit: Brad Huskinson
Cynthia prepares a side dish of quinoa salad despite a broken sink.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 07:31
Caption: Cynthia Lair, Credit: Brad Huskinson
Cynthia prepares salmon kebobs while her adult daughter, Jane, mooches the car for a band gig in Pasco, Washington.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2009
  • Length: 07:54
Caption: Jess Thomson cracks open a kabocha squash., Credit: Megan Sukys
The kabocha squash looks like a small green pumpkin. And with its warty texture, the kabocha isn't terribly inviting to the uninitiated. But food w...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Nov 16, 2009
  • Length: 12:01
  • Purchases: 1