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Podcasts and RSS Feeds
The Point with Mindy Todd
Public Affairs for Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and the South Coast. An hour-long call-in program, The Point airs live weekday mornings at 9am.
Living Lab Radio
Living Lab on The Point is a forum for the stories behind science headlines — the people who do the research, the unexpected ways that science gets done, and how the results make their way into our everyday lives.
Join us for Bird News, the once-monthly hour-long show with hosts Mindy Todd and Vernon Laux. Bird News airs live the first Saturday of each month from 10am to 11am.
A Cape Cod Notebook
A nature writer living in Wellfleet, Robert Finch has written about Cape Cod for more than forty years. A Cape Cod Notebook airs every Tuesday morning at 8:35am and afternoon at 5:45pm.
Weekly Bird Report
Vern Laux, resident naturalist and land manager at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation on Nantucket, rounds up bird sightings and news of the avian world every week. Bird News airs every Wednesday morning at 8:35am and afternoon at 5:45pm.
The Local Food Report
Celebrating local food on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and the South Coast. An avid locavore, Elspeth Hay is constantly exploring the region and its farmer's markets to find out what's good, what's growing, and what to do with it. The Local Food Report airs every Thursday morning at 8:35am and afternoon at 5:45pm, and Saturday morning at 9:35.
Creative Life offers an audio tour of arts, culture, and inspiration on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and the South Coast. Our region is rich with creative diversity, and so are the stories we tell. Creative Life is edited by Jay Allison.
A Life Remembered
Telling the stories of community members who have passed away, celebrating individuals whose lives made an impact on their family and neighbors. A Life Remembered airs on the first Monday of every month during Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
The Fishing News
Each week during saltwater fishing season Steve Junker checks in with the folks at On the Water magazine and others to find out who's catching what around the Cape and Islands, and how they're doing it. The Fishing News airs Friday mornings at 7:35 and afternoon at 4:30, and Saturday morning at 8:35.
Wondering what to do this weekend? Steve Junker and Kathi Scrizzi Driscoll, editor of Cape Week magazine, discuss arts and culture events happening on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and the South Coast. You can hear this week's best bets here.
WCAI is committed to airing local voices and stories. We occasionally broadcast "slice of life" and "sense of place" essays from members of our community. Our contributors include Shelley Christiansen, Nancy Slonim Aronie, Marcene Marcoux and Troy Clarkson.