The NPR Politics Podcast - in partnership with 89.7 WKSU and 90.3 WCPN - is bringing its must-listen political analysis and discussion to a live audience at the Ohio Theatre in Playhouse Square on Friday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $30-$45 and are on sale at PlayhouseSquare.org.
WKSU listeners can use the code CLEVE to purchase tickets in the $30 level at a 20% discount (tickets are limited and subject to availability).
Limited student tickets will also be available for $20 each by using the code EDU.
This live taping of the NPR Politics Podcast will feature Scott Detrow, congressional reporter who covered Donald Trump during the 2016 campaign; Tamara Keith, NPR White House correspondent who covered the Democratic side of the campaign; political editor Domenico Montanaro; and political reporter Asma Khalid.
The NPR Politics Podcast is the most downloaded political podcast in the United States, according to industry watcher Podtrac, which has ranked the top 20 podcasts in the country by monthly audience since last year. In the month just before the 2016 election, more than 1,000,000 unique listeners a week downloaded the podcast. Launched in November of 2015, the NPR Politics Podcast has produced more than 250 episodes — including weekly roundups of top political news, breaking news, deep dives into policy and listener mail episodes where the team answers questions sent in by its listeners.
Among recent accolades, the NPR Politics Podcast was named as one of the best podcasts of 2016 by Vulture and earned nods from Esquire and The Atlantic in their roundups of must-listens and reliable news sources during the 2016 election.