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February is Donor Appreciation Month!

Visit us during open house hours, every Wednesday and Friday in February from 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM. No need to schedule an appointment, just drop on by. You can find directions to our office below.


The Public's Radio • 1 Union Station • Providence RI 02903

Main Phone and Email

Main phone number, general questions, or questions about on-air or website content:

(We may not be able to answer your questions about nationally produced programs. You can contact NPR via their website.)


Newsroom Staff

  • Rings All Newsroom Phones (401) 351-2244 or (401) 519-0223
  • Sally Eisele, Managing Editor (401) 351-7144
  • Chuck Hinman, Morning Host (401) 519-0232
  • Shane McKeon, Health Reporter (401) 519-0227
  • Ian Donnis, Political Reporter (401) 519-0231
  • John Bender, Reporter (401) 519-0226
  • Lynn Arditi, Investigative Reporter (401) 519-0224
  • Scott MacKay, Political Analyst (401) 351-6749
  • Sophia Rudin, Morning Producer / Reporter (401) 351-6230

Make a Donation

Donate online right here!

FCC Public Inspection File

Click the links below for our Online Public Inspection Files.

We do not own the following stations, so we have no input to, nor responsibility over, these stations. But since our programming airs on them through our leases, we include the links for convenience.

Please note: there is no paper version of the file as the FCC no longer requires it.

If you require assistance accessing the Online Public Inspection Files, please contact or call 401-351-2800 and ask for help with the Public File.

Social Media

Directions to our office

  • Google Maps finds The Public's Radio. For other mapping sites, try 40 Exchange Terrace. We are located in the Rhode Island Foundation building.
  • Paid parking is available in the Union Station Plaza Garage (part of the Courtyard Marriott Providence), entrance is at 5 Memorial Blvd. There's also an outdoor lot adjacent to the garage, the entrance is 6 Exchange Street, which is between Memorial Blvd and Exchange Terrace​. Please note that we do not validate for either the lot nor the garage.
  • There are a limited number of parking meters on Exchange Terrace - $0.25 / 12 minutes, 2-hour maximum.
  • Visitors who arrive by bicycle are welcome to use the free bike rack directly inside the front doors of the Rhode Island Foundation building.
  • Our office is next to the RIPTA transit hub in Kennedy Plaza (map), accessible by many bus routes, and we are a few blocks away from the Providence Amtrak & MBTA train station at 100 Gaspee St.

Senior Staff

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