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What podcasts are currently available with NPR+?

Many of NPR's most popular podcasts are included, like Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!+, The NPR Politics Podcast+, Planet Money+, and more. See plus.npr.org for the (always growing) full list of shows.

Wait... Do I have to pay to listen to these NPR podcasts now?

No! NPR podcasts will remain free (but will include inserted sponsorship messages).

All NPR+ versions of these podcasts offer sponsor-free listening (which removes the automatically inserted sponsor-breaks wherever possible), and a select number of them also offer bonus content.

I already have a recurring donation to my local public radio station. Do I get NPR+ podcasts automatically?

Existing donors to participating NPR+ stations can now get access to the bundle as a thank you gift for supporting public broadcasting! Receiving the bundle requires a minimum donation of $8/month or $96/year. We’d like to note that this gift is only available to donors of participating stations listed here. New donors to participating stations can enroll in the bundle via plus.npr.org. To receive access as an existing donor, please reach out directly to your Member station for more information. Specific station policies and processes for providing NPR+ access as an existing donor may differ, so we appreciate your patience in delivering this new digital membership gift. You can find your local station’s website here.

How do I listen to a podcast's sponsor-free feed?

Once you've signed up, you'll see a page with instructions for setting up your feed(s) in your podcast app of choice. The process is very simple, and you can always access instructions by signing in and navigating to the Account page (link at the top of this page), then selecting Podcasts in the menu on the top left.

I need some help! Who should I contact?

Visit help.npr.org and follow the prompts to write us a message.