About WQXR

  • Happy Birthday WQXR!

    On December 3, 1936 WQXR became the first licensed high fidelity broadcaster in the U.S. after changing its call letters from W2XR.

    Dec 3, 2009

    Happy Birthday WQXR!
  • Higher Quality Web Stream on WQXR.org

    We've increased the quality of the web stream on WQXR.org from 32k to 128k. That means the music you hear online will now be in stereo and as close to CD-quality as possible.

    Dec 2, 2009

    Higher Quality Web Stream on WQXR.org
  • Meet Jeff Spurgeon

    As WQXR's morning host, Jeff Spurgeon is a vital part of many listeners' morning routines. In the first of a series of host profiles, we ask Jeff about working the early shift, his fa... Oct 23, 2009

    Meet Jeff Spurgeon
  • Flipping the Switch

    WQXR started broadcasting from 105.9 FM on October 8th. Watch the big moment unfold. Oct 9, 2009

    Flipping the Switch
  • Meet the Hosts

    Joining WQXR veterans Jeff Spurgeon, Midge Woolsey and Elliott Forrest, are newcomer Naomi Lewin, and evening hosts Terrance McKnight and David Garland, who join the station from WNYC.

    Oct 7, 2009

    Meet the Hosts
  • Welcome to WQXR

    I’m delighted to welcome WQXR listeners to our expanded family of WNYC and public radio. The new WQXR brings a wonderful melding of old and new, with more content on the Web, collabor... Oct 7, 2009

    Welcome to WQXR
  • A Visual History of WQXR

    WQXR has a long and storied history. Our slideshow illustrates milestones from the eight decades that WQXR has been on the air in New York. Oct 6, 2009

    A Visual History of WQXR